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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 206803, tabled on 21 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Kenyan counterpart on the safety of UK tourists to that country.

Answered on

1 September 2014

The former Minister for Africa, the member for Boston and Skegness, Mark Simmonds MP had regular discussions on security in Kenya with the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Amina Mohamed, and wrote to Ms Mohamed on the subject in May. The British High Commissioner to Kenya discussed the safety of British Nationals with Ms Mohamed, when he informed her of the latest change to FCO travel advice for Kenya in July 2014. I will be continuing this dialogue.