Urgent Question: issue of Burma visas to International Development Committee

28 February 2018

Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby, Stephen Twigg, asked an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on the Burmese government’s failure to issue visas to members of the International Development Committee.

The question was responded to by the Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, who expressed his disappointment that the Government of Burma have not granted visas for members of the International Development Committee.

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