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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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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
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, if he will press for an early recall of the UN Security Council in order to seek a resolution to the conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 135443 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 2018-04-18more like thismore than 2018-04-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government keeps under consideration whether a new UN resolution would support progress towards a political settlement in Yemen. Given the lack of agreement between the parties to the conflict at present, we judge that the best opportunity for progress comes through the appointment and work of Martin Griffiths as the new UN Special Envoy for Yemen. We encourage the parties to return to negotiations and participate constructively in the UN-led political process.</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 2018-04-18T15:27:15.71Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-18T15:27:15.71Z
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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 Dr David Drew more like this
892144
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-26more like thismore than 2018-04-26
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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, if he will make representations to his Yemini counterpart following recent reports of threats made by representatives of the Houthis against the Bahais in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 138356 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 2018-05-01more like thismore than 2018-05-01
star this property answer text <p>We are concerned by reports of the recent comments made about the Baha’i community by representatives of the Houthis. The Government of Yemen does not have any influence over the activities of the Houthis, who overthrew the legitimate Government of Yemen in Sana’a in 2015. We work with our international partners to raise concerns about the situation of the Baha’i community with the Houthis. We urge compliance with the UN Human Rights Council resolution of September 2017 which calls for the release of all Baha’i in detention and end to harassment of the community. We remain closely engaged with representatives of the Baha'i community in the UK. I met their representatives most recently in January, and the Minister for Human Rights held a similar meeting in March.</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 2018-05-01T14:52:53.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-01T14:52:53.013Z
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1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
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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 his Department is taking to help bring about a settlement in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 122505 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 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>We continue to play a leading role in diplomatic efforts, including bringing together key international actors to try to find a peaceful solution. It is vital that we work towards renewing a UN peace process as a matter of urgency. By the end of the financial year 2017/18 we will have provided £1.68 million to the UN Special Envoy's office to bolster the UN's capacity to facilitate the peace process.</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 2018-01-23T17:46:42.107Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T17:46:42.107Z
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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 Jim Shannon more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
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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 proposals for peace talks in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 133412 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 2018-03-28more like thismore than 2018-03-28
star this property answer text <p>Peace talks are the top priority. Only a political solution can bring long-term stability to Yemen and there is no military solution to the conflict. The Yemeni parties must engage constructively and in good faith to overcome obstacles and find a political solution to end the conflict. During the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince to the UK earlier this month, the UK and Saudi Arabia agreed on the importance of reaching a political solution to the crisis in Yemen and resolved to work closely together and with partners, including the newly appointed UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths, to achieve this.</p><p>The UK is playing a leading role in diplomatic efforts, including bringing together key international actors to try to find a peaceful solution. We proposed the Presidential Statement passed at the UN Security Council on 15 March which called for a return to UN-led peace talks. We are now working urgently with our international and regional partners to ensure that the Security Council's words are converted into action. We call on all parties to respect these unified and clear demands from the international community.</p>
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 2018-03-28T13:20:30.223Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-28T13:20:30.223Z
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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 Jim Shannon more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-08more like thismore than 2018-03-08
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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 he has made representations to the Government of Oman to encourage them to broker a peace deal in Yemen; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shrewsbury and Atcham more like this
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Daniel Kawczynski more like this
star this property uin 131711 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 2018-03-16more like thismore than 2018-03-16
star this property answer text <p>We continue to play a leading role in diplomatic efforts, towards a political solution to the crisis in Yemen, including bringing together key regional and international actors. Oman has a crucial regional role in finding a peaceful solution. The Foreign Secretary discussed this with Sultan Qaboos bin Said during his visit to Oman on 24 January.</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 2018-03-16T14:46:20.633Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-16T14:46:20.633Z
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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 Daniel Kawczynski more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
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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 recent steps his Department has taken to progress the peace talks between parties to conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 125544 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 2018-02-02more like thismore than 2018-02-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK is playing a leading role in diplomatic efforts, including bringing together key international actors to try to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Yemen. As part of this we proposed the Presidential Statement passed at the UN Security Council in June this year, which called for an end to the fighting and a return to UN-led peace talks. We are now working urgently with our international and regional partners to ensure that the Security Council's words are converted into action. We call on all parties to respect these unified and clear demands from the international community. More recently, the Foreign Secretary hosted a meeting of his US, Saudi and Emirati counterparts in our Embassy in Paris on 23 January. They discussed ways of addressing the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, countering weapons smuggling and refocusing the political track to move towards a peaceful solution to the conflict.</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 2018-02-02T14:37:56.247Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-02T14:37:56.247Z
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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 Gill Furniss more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-13more like thismore than 2016-04-13
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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
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with Iran on efforts to secure a peace settlement between the Houthi rebels and Yemen government; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 33855 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 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
star this property answer text <p>We encourage Iran to show it can have a constructive role in Yemen’s future through promoting stability and showing commitment to the unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Yemen. We last discussed the situation in Yemen with Iran on 19 April.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-04-21T14:00:41.32Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-21T14:00:41.32Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-13more like thismore than 2016-04-13
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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
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 diplomatic resources he is providing to the peace talks between the Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition in Yemen; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 33854 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 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK is providing diplomatic and financial support to the efforts of the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, in convening UN-facilitated talks between relevant Yemeni parties. We welcome the cessation of hostilities that began on 10 April and strongly encourage all parties to respect it, and engage constructively in forthcoming peace talks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-04-21T13:59:52.697Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-21T13:59:52.697Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-04-25more like thismore than 2017-04-25
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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 recent progress has been made on securing a peace settlement in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ochil and South Perthshire more like this
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Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
star this property uin 71946 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 2017-04-27more like thismore than 2017-04-27
star this property answer text <p>Securing a peace settlement to end the conflict is the Government’s top priority in Yemen. We continue to provide financial and diplomatic support to the UN Special Envoy’s efforts to agree a negotiated solution. The UK has played a leading role in working with the US, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Oman to find a peaceful solution. We will continue to seek regional consensus on the way forward, and to encourage the Yemeni parties to the conflict to engage constructively and in good faith find a political solution.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2017-04-27T08:17:12.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-27T08:17:12.127Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-19more like thismore than 2016-02-19
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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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent diplomatic steps the Government has taken to support the reopening of peace talks in Yemen and the establishment of a ceasefire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 27556 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 2016-02-29more like thismore than 2016-02-29
star this property answer text <p>We welcomed and fully supported the UN facilitated talks held in Switzerland in December 2015 and the commitment to engage in a new round of talks in the near future. We are working closely with the UN to encourage parties to engage in good faith without preconditions in future talks. We are encouraging all parties to reinstate a ceasefire at the next round of talks and are working closely with the UN to achieve this. This is being achieved through Ambassadorial and Ministerial engagement with the Yemeni government and the UN. I spoke to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (IOCA) at the start of February.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-02-29T12:54:08.437Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-29T12:54:08.437Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this