Foreign Policy

Written Question to the Foreign Secretary

I have written to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office to ask if the Foreign Secretary will assess the potential use of human rights legislation by Russian oligarchs to avoid sanctions. The UK Government must continue to ensure that all oligarchs close to Putin are sanctioned without fear or favour.

New Sanctions on Russia

I welcome the UK Government’s announcement of new sanctions on Russia, in response to their unprovoked, premeditated attack on Ukraine: