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Iraq: Sanctions

Volume 694: debated on Wednesday 25 July 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What discussions have taken place with Strathclyde police about possible legal proceedings against the Weir Group for breaches of United Nations sanctions legislation in relation to Iraq. [HL4834]

Any decision to take forward a prosecution against the Weir Group is for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) to make and Her Majesty’s Government have no locus to intervene.