Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution on agenda in Lords debate
17 December 2021
The House of Lords debated the importance of the constitutional integrity of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and of upholding the Dayton Agreement, on Thursday 16 December.
Lord Bourne of Aberstwyth (Labour), barrister and former government spokesperson for International Development, put forward the debate.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Members speaking included:
- Lord Collins of Highbury (Labour), Lords opposition spokespersons in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
- Baroness Helic (Conservative), former BBC and ITV consultant on Eastern Europe and the Balkans
- Baroness Mobarik (Conservative), founder of Save the Bosnian People Campaign
- Lord Purvis of Tweed (Liberal Democrats), Lords Liberal Democrat spokesperson for International Development.
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), Minister for South Asia, United Nations and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, responded on behalf of the government.
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