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Asia Bibi

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 190550, tabled on 12 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with (a) the Home Secretary and (b) his counterpart in Pakistan on offering asylum in the UK to Asia Bibi and her family.

Answered on

15 November 2018

It is the long standing position of the Government not to comment on individual immigration issues.

Asia Bibi’s acquittal will be very welcome news to her family and those who have campaigned in Pakistan and around the world for her release. The UK continues to follow developments on this case very closely.

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