Alistair Carmichael – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Alistair Carmichael on 2016-09-02.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 15 July 2014 to Question 205172, what assessment his Department carried out prior to July 2014 of the suitability for storing hard copy records in the building used on Diego Garcia.

Sir Alan Duncan

Prior to July 2014 hard copy records were held in storage facilities on Diego Garcia that local immigration officials deemed to be suitable for the task.