PLP chair pushes for debate on IRGC proscription

Parliamentary Labour Party chair John Cryer MP

At today’s Business Questions, Parliamentary Labour Party chair John Cryer MP asked the Leader of the House of Commons for a statement from the government regarding its strategy towards the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

He said: “It is widely acknowledged, in this Chamber and elsewhere, that Iran is run and controlled by a bunch of clerical fascists and homicidal maniacs who have now taken to attacking people on British soil, which is a bit of a break with what used to happen. However, there is a difference of opinion over how we should respond, especially with regard to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. I know that we have had plenty of statements and urgent questions about Iran, but could we have a statement next week?”

You can read the full exchange here.