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Threat posed by North Korea debated in the Lords

15 December 2023

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On Thursday 14 December, members of the House of Lords debated the current threat posed by North Korea.

Lord Swire (Conservative), former Foreign and Commonwealth Office minister, 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 

Contributing members included: 

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), Minister of State at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, responded on behalf of the government.

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