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India: Rohingya

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 155859, tabled on 19 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the accuracy of reports that Rohingya refugees are being returned to Myanmar by the Government of India; and whether she has made representations on those reports to her Indian counterpart.

Answered on

25 April 2022

The UK Government has been clear that any Rohingya returns to Myanmar must be voluntary, safe, dignified and in line with UNHCR principles. The Foreign Secretary engages regularly with her Indian counterpart, Minister for External Affairs Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, to discuss important global issues, including most recently during her March 2022 visit to Delhi.

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