Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

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Britons stranded in Afghanistan call for urgent evacuation help
Group record message for UK officials as visa rules for dependants add to practical difficulties

Amelia Gentleman

07, Oct, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Home Office, Foreign Office and MoJ worst for openness, finds report
Research into government transparency by leading thinktank shows some departments release far less information than they should

Rajeev Syal

30, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK accused of ignoring plight of green activists in Afghanistan
Environmental campaigners who worked with UK officials fear for their lives after receiving death threats

Diane Taylor

29, Sep, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Equality and climate feel force of UK’s foreign aid cuts
Westminister’s bilateral aid axe falls heavily on education, gender and equality

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Sep, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Help for vulnerable Afghans must be top of Liz Truss’s priorities | Letter
Letter: It is the government’s duty to help avert a humanitarian and human rights catastrophe, say Elizabeth Winter, Stephanie Draper and Christine Allen

Letters

21, Sep, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Liz Truss takes over as foreign secretary after Dominic Raab demoted
Education secretary Gavin Williamson also sacked in reshuffle, along with justice and communities secretaries

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

15, Sep, 2021 @3:14 PM

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Dominic Raab seems to contradict PM by saying Taliban takeover was surprise
Foreign secretary says Afghanistan’s fall came ‘faster than anyone anticipated’ during Islamabad visit

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor and Haroon Janjua

03, Sep, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Foreign Office playing catch-up on Afghanistan, says ex-ambassador
Sir Nicholas Kay says he feels shame over collapse to Taliban as he calls for lessons learned inquiry

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Sep, 2021 @7:41 AM

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Foreign Office warns Britons in Afghanistan over risks of trying to flee
Several of those still in Kabul say they are struggling to get clear information about what to do next

Amelia Gentleman

31, Aug, 2021 @5:37 PM

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UK had to prioritise people at Kabul airport for evacuations, says minister
James Cleverly describes ‘flood of requests’ for help after reports that emails about Afghans may have gone unread

Peter Walker Political correspondent

30, Aug, 2021 @8:46 AM

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Revealed: Foreign Office ignored frantic pleas to help Afghans
Thousands of urgent messages from MPs and charities had not been read by the end of the UK evacuation from Afghanistan

Michael Savage, Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Emma Graham-Harrison in Islamabad

28, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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‘We feel hopeless now’: the British nationals left behind in Kabul
UK passport holders describe feeling abandoned as the end of the evacuation nears

Amelia Gentleman

27, Aug, 2021 @5:51 PM

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