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Eritrea: Health Centres

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL16593, tabled on 24 June 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Eritrea following the closure of health centres managed by the local Catholic Church; and what assessment they have made of whether that government’s take-over proposals also affect other denominations or faiths.

Answered on

4 July 2019

​We have raised our concerns with the Eritrean Government over the closure of health centres managed by the Catholic Church. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and we are in contact with the Vatican. We do not think this affects other denominations.