CONSERVATIVE
New Forest East

FOREIGN AFFAIRS – CORAL PRINCESS PASSENGERS [33386] – 21 March 2020

Dr Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what urgent assistance is being provided to UK citizens stranded on board the Coral Princess cruise vessel near Montevideo to facilitate their return to the UK.  [33386]

[Due for formal Answer on 21 April. Recess advance response supplied on 2 April.]

ANSWER

The Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Nigel Adams): The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working relentlessly with the cruise company to facilitate the return home of UK passengers on the Coral Princess and enable them to take advantage of available onward flights to London. We are doing all we can to help British people on board and have contacted them directly.