Democratic Republic of Congo: Diplomatic Service:Written question - 153716

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Asked by Stephen Timms
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Asked on: 14 June 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Democratic Republic of Congo: Diplomatic Service
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British citizens have received consular assistance from HM Government following detention in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the last eight years.
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Corrected answer by: Harriett Baldwin
Corrected on: 05 July 2018
An error has been identified in the written answer given on 19 June 2018.
The correct answer should have been:

Since 2010, 39 British nationals have received consular assistance from the Government due to arrest and/or detention in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This figure also includes arrests and/or detentions from the Repulic of Congo which is covered from our Embassy in Kinshasa.

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Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 19 June 2018

Since 2010, 39 British nationals have received consular assistance from the Government due to arrest and/or detention in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This figure also includes arrests and/or detentions from the Repulic of Congo which is covered from our Embassy in Kinshasa.

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