MPs have been discussing the plight of the three Greenpeace supporters from Devon who are being held in Russia.
The MP for Torridge and West Devon, secured the debate after promising to do all he could to support the families of those who were arrested onboard the Greenpeace boat.
Russell Bryan a brother of one of the detainees said: "I think we've been pleased with the turn out of the debate you know there was some very good arguments made on behalf of all the detainees in Russia."
"Harriet Harmon spoke very well for Kieron and I think we were pleased with the level of debate there was."
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