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South Africa: Farmers

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 186244, tabled on 31 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his South African counterpart on the provision of justice as a result of the attacks on South African farmers.

Answered on

5 November 2018

The Foreign Secretary has not raised this issue directly with his counterpart.

South African Government policy is to address all criminal activity with equal concern and without preferential treatment being afforded to any race or group. Our High Commission in South Africa raises issues of concern with the South African authorities where necessary, in particular where UK nationals are involved.