Edward Leigh – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Edward Leigh on 2016-03-24.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to support efforts to bring an end to the conflict in Syria.

Mr Tobias Ellwood

The UK is committed to peace talks between the Syrian parties, under UN auspices in Geneva and continues to work closely with the International Syria Support Group. The UK encouraged the UN Special Envoy for Syria and the Syrian opposition to include women in the negotiations. The UN established a Women’s Advisory Board and the opposition’s negotiating team includes women.