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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has plans to table a new UN Security Council resolution on the cessation of hostilities in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 189770 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>At the UN Security Council meeting on Friday 16 November, the UK announced that we would be bringing forward a UN Security Council resolution calling for a cessation of hostilities, steps to improve the humanitarian situation, and support for the work of the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T17:56:38.09Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to use the UK’s penholder status on Yemen at the UN Security Council to bring a new resolution forward on ending the armed conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 190928 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to fulfil its role as penholder on Yemen in the UN Security Council by coordinating sessions with the Security Council President that respond to developments in Yemen and the will of the Council as a whole. On Monday 19 November, the UK circulated a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for a cessation of hostilities, steps to improve the humanitarian situation, and support for the work of the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths. Both the Foreign Secretary and I have recently visited the Middle East to have constructive discussions with the Saudi-led Coalition on pathways to achieve de-escalation and reduce tensions. The Foreign Secretary was clear that both sides would need to play their part in confidence-building measures.​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-21T17:29:01.173Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T17:29:01.173Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support the UN Special Envoy's efforts to get parties to the Yemen conflict to agree to a cessation of hostilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Banbury more like this
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Victoria Prentis more like this
star this property uin 191941 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
star this property answer text <p>On Monday 19 November, the UK circulated a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for a cessation of hostilities, steps to improve the humanitarian situation, and support for the work of the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-23T12:05:42.207Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T12:05:42.207Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Prentis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, for what reason the UK’s draft United States Security Council resolution on Yemen was not formally tabled in the week commencing 19 November 2018 as originally intended; and on what date he now expects the resolution to be formally tabled. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 195542 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>We are fully focussed on bringing an end to hostilities in Yemen to address the worsening humanitarian crisis and build a lasting political solution. Diplomacy and negotiation remain the only path to ending the conflict.</p><p>The indications are that both sides will come to Stockholm in the coming days for meaningful talks hosted by the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths. We encourage both sides to engage constructively and in good faith to overcome obstacles and find a political solution to end the conflict.</p><p>A UN Security Council resolution is one of the means we are pursuing in order to achieve a lasting political and humanitarian solution. Discussions on the resolution are ongoing and we will put it to a vote at the point that best delivers for the people of Yemen.</p><p>We are determined to use the window of opportunity before us to make progress towards ending the conflict in Yemen.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T16:18:51.527Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T16:18:51.527Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the version of the draft UN Security Council resolution on Yemen which he discussed with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia on 12 November 2018 contained a reference to the investigation of alleged violations of international humanitarian law in Yemen; and if he will place a copy of that version of the draft resolution in the Library. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 195543 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>We take reports of alleged violations of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) by actors in the conflict very seriously. We regularly raise the importance of compliance with IHL with the Saudi Arabian Government and other members of the Coalition. The Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) is the Coalition mechanism for investigating allegations of IHL violations. On Monday 12 November, the Foreign Secretary held constructive talks with the senior leadership of Saudi Arabia addressing the importance of respect for IHL, and the need for an urgent end to the conflict in Yemen, and a swift improvement in the dire humanitarian situation. We have circulated a draft resolution to the UN Security Council, however as is standard practice, a copy of the draft will not be placed in the Library.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T16:20:57.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T16:20:57.203Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made in the Yemen peace talks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackburn more like this
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Kate Hollern more like this
star this property uin 201737 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>​We welcome the consultations which began in Stockholm on 6 December, and which the Foreign Secretary attended on 13 December. The Yemeni Government and the Houthis agreed on a ceasefire and redeployments of forces in Hodeidah Governorate, an exchange of prisoners, and an understanding on easing the situation in Ta'iz. They also agreed to engage in further discussions on a Framework establishing the principles for inclusive negotiations aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen - the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T17:24:45.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T17:24:45.787Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Hollern more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the viability of the UN-brokered ceasefire in Hudaydah in Yemen and the Stockholm Agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 203279 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-28more like thismore than 2018-12-28
star this property answer text <p>We welcome the outcome of the talks convened by the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths in Stockholm, which represents a significant step forward in the pursuit of peace and stability in Yemen. However, we are acutely aware of the fragility of these agreements at this stage. Mr Griffiths has stressed the need for a robust and competent monitoring regime to ensure that the agreed ceasefire is indeed viable. The UK-proposed UN Security Council Resolution 2451, endorsing the outcomes of the Stockholm talks, including the ongoing ceasefire in Hodeidah, and authorising the UN to monitor implementation, was unanimously adopted on 21 December 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-12-28T14:12:01.287Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-28T14:12:01.287Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to support a peace process in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 208784 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK is playing a leading role in seeking a political solution to end the conflict and incalculable suffering in Yemen. On 16 January, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to back the UK-led resolution which bolsters the UN Yemen peace process. It will establish a six month UN mission to monitor the Hodeidah ceasefire. The ceasefire is an important step towards peace but by no means guaranteed. It is therefore vital that all parties act in good faith and take urgent steps to implement these agreements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T15:30:34.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T15:30:34.28Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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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 whether the ceasefire brokered by the UN on 18 December 2018 in and around Hudaydah in Yemen continues to be adhered to by all sides. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL12894 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answer text <p>The UN-brokered ceasefire in and around Hodeidah is broadly holding, but we are conscious that confidence between the parties is low. The ceasefire is an important step towards peace but is by no means guaranteed. It is vital that all parties act in good faith and take urgent steps to implement agreements made in Stockholm, particularly re-deployment. We regularly discuss with our partners at the UN how best we can support the implementation of these agreements to ensure that the Yemen peace agreements endure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-01-28T15:43:00.26Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T15:43:00.26Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the merits of participation by women’s organisations in the UN-led peace consultations on Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 209735 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answer text <p>We continue to advocate actively for the inclusion of women in the Yemeni peace process and encourage political actors to take women’s views into account. Through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) we support projects with UN Women which aim to increase Yemeni women’s capacity to influence political/conflict actors and the peace process, including through the Yemeni Women Pact. CSSF projects also support the inclusion of women in Track II political dialogue, and in local peacebuilding initiatives. During last month’s peace talks in Stockholm, UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths invited eight women, representing different political parties, civil society, activists and development workers in Yemen, to assist him during negotiations. Our Embassy also used our social media accounts in the run up to Stockholm to encourage the parties to include women in their delegations.</p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-01-24T17:04:53.383Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T17:04:53.383Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this