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Sri Lanka: War Crimes

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 114810, tabled on 12 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department is taking steps to support the Metropolitan Police War Crimes Unit's investigation into alleged historical war crimes committed by British citizens in Sri Lanka.

Answered on

20 November 2020

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office are assisting the Metropolitan Police War Crime's Unit in relation to this investigation, including by sharing relevant documents. We are not able to provide further comment on the details of the investigation, as it is ongoing.