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Cyprus: Prerogative of Mercy

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 1240, tabled on 12 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Cyprus on a pardon for the woman convicted of lying to police following allegations of rape in Ayia Napa on 17 July 2019; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

25 February 2020

Whilst I am unable to go into the details of the case I can confirm that consular staff continue to provide assistance to the family.