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United Arab Emirates

Volume 447: debated on Monday 12 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations she has made to the United Arab Emirates on discrimination on grounds of colour against UK citizens visiting the United Arab Emirates; and if she will make a statement. (76005)

The Government take any allegations of racial discrimination against British citizens seriously. For reasons of confidentiality we cannot give details of specific consular cases in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However, our embassy in Abu Dhabi has followed up complaints of discrimination on behalf of British nationals with the UAE Department of Immigration, police and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.