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Syria: Prisons

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL9254, tabled on 11 July 2023

To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have provided funds amounting to £20 million for a prison in north-east Syria to contain, amongst others, 25 British families.

Answered on

25 July 2023

As said in the counter-Daesh statement to the House on 4 March 2021, as part of the Global Coalition's collective stabilisation efforts in the region, the UK has provided technical advice and funding for the improvement of detention facilities for Daesh fighters in north-east Syria.

It would not be appropriate to comment further for reasons of operational security.