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USA: Civil Disorder

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 136626, tabled on 12 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his US counterpart on the storming of the US Capitol on 6 January 2021.

Answered on

18 January 2021

The Foreign Secretary has conveyed to the US Administration the UK's shock at the events in the Capitol on 6 January.

The UK Government condemns the scenes at Congress. There is no justification for violent attempts to frustrate the lawful and proper transition of power.

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