Keith Locke MP, Motion, Sri Lanka Humanitarian Situation

KEITH LOCKE (Green) : I seek leave to move without debate members’ motion No. 4 in my name on Sri Lanka. I have consulted the party whips, and they are agreeable.

Mr SPEAKER: Leave is sought for that purpose. Is there any objection? There is none.

KEITH LOCKE: I move, That this House note its deep concern at the dire humanitarian situation in northern Sri Lanka and call upon the Sri Lankan Government to accede to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call for UN agencies to be given “immediate unhindered access” into the internally displaced persons camps in order to bring aid to those who desperately need it, and ask the Sri Lankan Government to allow media access to the camps.

Motion agreed to.


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