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Murders (Holidaymakers)

Volume 228: debated on Thursday 8 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many United Kingdom citizens have been murdered on overseas holidays in each year since 1985; and if he will list the countries the murders occurred in.

The number of United Kingdom citizens murdered abroad since 1985, and reported to the FCO, is as follows:

Numbers
198518
198626
198745
198855
198939
199050
199149
199251
1993127
1 First six months.
Murders took place in 75 countries, as shown in the list. FCO records do not distinguish between holidaymakers, business people and residents abroad.

AfghanistanIreland
AntiguaIsrael
ArgentinaItaly
AustraliaJamaica
BahamasJerusalem
BelgiumKenya
BelizeLebanon
BermudaLiberia
BoliviaMalawi
BrazilMalta
British Virgin IslandsMexico
CanadaMorocco
Canary IslandsMozambique
Caymen IslandsNetherlands
ColombiaNew Zealand
CyprusNigeria
CzechoslovakiaPakistan
DenmarkPapua New Guinea
DjiboutiPeru
Dominican RepublicPhilippines
EgyptPortugal
El SalvadorSaudi Arabia
FranceSomalia
GambiaSouth Africa
GermanySpain
GhanaSt. Lucia
GreeceSt. Maarten (Netherland Antilles)
Guatemala
GuyanaSudan
HondurasSwaziland
IndiaSweden
IndonesiaSwitzerland
IraqTanzania
ThailandVenezuela
TurkeyYugoslavia (Belgrade)
TunisiaZaire
TogoZimbabwe
USA
Uganda