Boris Johnson accused of ‘dismal failure’ to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Tulip Siddiq MP says PM did not even send UK officials to recent trial where Iran jailed dual national for further year

Boris Johnson has been accused of a “dismal failure” in his diplomatic efforts after Iran sentenced Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to a further year in jail on top of the five-year sentence she has already served.

Labour’s Tulip Siddiq, the British-Iranian dual national’s MP, questioned the effort the prime minister had put into releasing Zaghari-Ratcliffe, telling the Commons: “From where I’m standing, I’ve seen no evidence on the part of the prime minister so far.

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