Statement from Nick Hardwick, Chief Executive of the Refugee Council, regarding Tony Blair's article in The Times, 04/05/01

04 May 2001

"The Geneva Convention on refugees has saved millions of lives worldwide. It would be a tragic error if it was weakened in any way because of the ill-informed debate leading up to the general election".

ENDS

Read Tony's Blair's article.
Read Nick Hardwick's letter to The Times.