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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-06-29
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Iraq: Overseas Aid more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the humanitarian challenges faced by people fleeing Fallujah following the military offensive there, and (2) the views expressed by the International Committee of the Red Cross that fleeing refugees are now facing the "harshest weather" that they have ever encountered, and of the description by the New York Times correspondent that the refugees’ conditions are "apocalyptic". more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-07-12more like thismore than 2016-07-12
star this property answer text <p>According to the UN, 85,000 people have been displaced from Fallujah and the surrounding area since May. The UK is concerned by the humanitarian situation in the Fallujah area, including overcrowded camps and the risks posed by the extreme heat of the Iraqi summer.</p><p>The UK is working closely with UN, government and other partners to ensure that humanitarian assistance reaches people who have fled Fallujah. We call on all sides to the conflict to respect International Humanitarian Law and to ensure free, unimpeded access for humanitarian agencies.</p><p>Since June 2014, the UK has committed £79.5 million in humanitarian assistance to the crisis in Iraq. The UK is the largest contributor to the Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund, through which we are funding projects to support those leaving Fallujah.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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HL857 more like this
HL860 more like this
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less than 2016-07-12T16:33:39.977Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-12T16:33:39.977Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
65929
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star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to incorporate discussion of torture, sexual violence and other war crimes and crimes against humanity and other human rights violations in the military training provided to the Burmese army by the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Our defence engagement with Burma is focussed on the core principles of democratic accountability, international law and human rights. UK provision of defence training to the Burma Army is limited to non-combat related academic courses. This has included a course entitled “Managing Defence in the Wider Security Context” (MDWSC). The MDWSC covers the UK model of democratic accountability, the importance of good governance in defence and the significance of professionalism in a nation’s Armed Forces, including observation of human rights obligations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T13:25:37.2453299Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T13:25:37.2453299Z
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-25more like thismore than 2015-06-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to appoint an independent expert person or body to evaluate the impact of employment tribunal fees on access to justice for people of limited means. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
star this property answer text <p>This review will be carried out internally by the Government. There are no plans either to appoint an independent expert or to review the terms of reference. The review will consider all relevant factors and we intend to announce the outcome later in the year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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HL857 more like this
HL858 more like this
HL859 more like this
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less than 2015-07-09T13:01:42.707Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T13:01:42.707Z
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4183
star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this