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1141291
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Oman: Detainees more like this
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 his Department will meet with representatives of the Shuhuh 6 to discuss the human rights situation in Oman. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 281039 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Officials in London met a UK-based Non-Governmental Organisation to listen to their concerns about the Shihuh and Oman on 15 July. I have also raised this issue with the Omani authorities, as has our Ambassador in Muscat. We are aware that human rights authorities in Oman have responded directly to Amnesty International with a detailed reply regarding one of their reports. Omani authorities have given us the strongest assurances that the individuals concerned were given full legal assistance and treated in accordance with Oman’s constitution and international laws and conventions. There is no evidence of discrimination against the Shihuh more generally, many of whom occupy senior positions in the Omani state and wider society. We continue to monitor developments closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
281040 more like this
281041 more like this
281042 more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.123Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4403
star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1141292
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Oman: Detainees more like this
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 has taken to verify assurances given by the Government of Oman that (a) there is no discrimination against the Shuhuh 6 and (b) the arrest of the Shuhuh 6 was conducted with respect for human rights. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 281040 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Officials in London met a UK-based Non-Governmental Organisation to listen to their concerns about the Shihuh and Oman on 15 July. I have also raised this issue with the Omani authorities, as has our Ambassador in Muscat. We are aware that human rights authorities in Oman have responded directly to Amnesty International with a detailed reply regarding one of their reports. Omani authorities have given us the strongest assurances that the individuals concerned were given full legal assistance and treated in accordance with Oman’s constitution and international laws and conventions. There is no evidence of discrimination against the Shihuh more generally, many of whom occupy senior positions in the Omani state and wider society. We continue to monitor developments closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
281039 more like this
281041 more like this
281042 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.187Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4403
star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1141293
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Mohammed Abdullah al-Shahi more like this
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 Ministers of his Department have seen the Amnesty International statement of 22 May 2019 entitled, Oman: Life Sentence for Prisoner of Conscious on the imprisonment of Mohammed Abdullah al-Shahi. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 281041 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Officials in London met a UK-based Non-Governmental Organisation to listen to their concerns about the Shihuh and Oman on 15 July. I have also raised this issue with the Omani authorities, as has our Ambassador in Muscat. We are aware that human rights authorities in Oman have responded directly to Amnesty International with a detailed reply regarding one of their reports. Omani authorities have given us the strongest assurances that the individuals concerned were given full legal assistance and treated in accordance with Oman’s constitution and international laws and conventions. There is no evidence of discrimination against the Shihuh more generally, many of whom occupy senior positions in the Omani state and wider society. We continue to monitor developments closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
281039 more like this
281040 more like this
281042 more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.233Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4403
star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1141294
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Oman: Detainees more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 his Department will support the call by Amnesty International for the Government of Oman to unconditionally release (a) Mohammed Abdullah al-Shahi and (b) other prisoners of conscience in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 281042 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Officials in London met a UK-based Non-Governmental Organisation to listen to their concerns about the Shihuh and Oman on 15 July. I have also raised this issue with the Omani authorities, as has our Ambassador in Muscat. We are aware that human rights authorities in Oman have responded directly to Amnesty International with a detailed reply regarding one of their reports. Omani authorities have given us the strongest assurances that the individuals concerned were given full legal assistance and treated in accordance with Oman’s constitution and international laws and conventions. There is no evidence of discrimination against the Shihuh more generally, many of whom occupy senior positions in the Omani state and wider society. We continue to monitor developments closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
281039 more like this
281040 more like this
281041 more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:47:12.28Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4403
star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1141394
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Syria: Armed Conflict more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 the provision of emergency medical to Syrian civilians in Idlib. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 281093 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>​British aid continues to support the provision of emergency medical aid in Idlib, where DFID partners are working to support health facilities and establish mobile emergency protection teams. In addition, the UK has announced an additional £32 million aid package to meet emergency humanitarian needs in Idlib and the surrounding areas.</p><p>We have also made clear, including at four emergency sessions of the UN Security Council, that attacks on hospitals and other civilian infrastructure are inexcusable. We call on all parties to distinguish between civilians and civilian infrastructure, and military targets.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-30T14:44:00.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:44:00.673Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4443
star this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1140817
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Horn of Africa: EU Immigration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, which components of Better Migration Management programs under the Khartoum Process have been suspended; and if there are any projects remaining which involve the Sudan Interior Ministry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 280368 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>​All Better Migration Management Programme activities involving the Sudanese authorities have been suspended since March. There are no projects remaining that involve the Sudanese Ministry of Interior.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-30T14:58:53.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:58:53.37Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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4657
star this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1140837
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 Government conducted an investigation into the airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Al-Kubra Hall in Sanhan, Yemen on 8 October 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 280119 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK takes alleged violations of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) extremely seriously. Whenever the UK receives reports of alleged violations of IHL, we routinely seek information from all credible sources, including from Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and international organisations. The UK regularly encourages Saudi Arabia to conduct thorough and conclusive investigations into reports of alleged violations of IHL. We continue to believe that Saudi Arabia has the best insight into their own military procedures, in line with the standards we set for ourselves and our allies. The Coalition has publicly stated that it is investigating reports of alleged violations of IHL, and that any lessons learned will be acted upon.</p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 280120 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T13:30:35.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T13:30:35.23Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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167
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1140838
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 Government has made an assessment of whether the airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Al-Kubra Hall in Sanhan, Yemen on 8 October 2016 was a legitimate military operation in line with international humanitarian law. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 280120 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK takes alleged violations of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) extremely seriously. Whenever the UK receives reports of alleged violations of IHL, we routinely seek information from all credible sources, including from Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and international organisations. The UK regularly encourages Saudi Arabia to conduct thorough and conclusive investigations into reports of alleged violations of IHL. We continue to believe that Saudi Arabia has the best insight into their own military procedures, in line with the standards we set for ourselves and our allies. The Coalition has publicly stated that it is investigating reports of alleged violations of IHL, and that any lessons learned will be acted upon.</p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 280119 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T13:30:35.277Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T13:30:35.277Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
167
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1140844
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Somalia: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 discussions he has had with his US counterparts on (a) the accuracy of its reporting of civilian casualties due to US drone strikes and (b) the lasting effect of US drone strikes on civilian populations in Somalia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
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Jo Swinson more like this
star this property uin 280178 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State will build on the work of his predecessor and continue to have regular engagement with his US counterpart on counter-terrorism activities. We have not sought to make an independent assessment of the accuracy or impact of US strikes in Somalia; this would be challenging, given the difficult security environment. The main cause of civilian casualties in Somalia is the insurgency and indiscriminate terrorist activity of Al-Shabaab. Support from the US and others to the Federal Government of Somalia's efforts to counter terrorism is critical to limiting Al-Shabaab's capability to inflict harm.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-30T14:57:41.84Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:57:41.84Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1513
star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
1140846
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Ahmed Mansoor more like this
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25259
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 Emirati counterpart on the prison conditions of the Emirati prisoner of conscience Ahmed Mansoor. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
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Jo Swinson more like this
star this property uin 280180 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The case of Ahmed Mansoor was previously raised by our officials with senior Emirati officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The UK urges all countries to comply with their human rights obligations. Our close relationship with the UAE allows us to discuss important issues such as human rights and where the UK has cause for concern, we raise these concerns at official and Ministerial level.</p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-30T14:42:23.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:42:23.337Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1513
star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
1140847
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Abdullatif Nasser more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July to Written Question 276505 on Abdullatif Nasser, if his Department will make representations to the US Administration for the release of Abdullatif Nasser. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 280112 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The case relating to NASSER is a matter for the US and Moroccan authorities. The British Government’s long-standing position remains that the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay should close.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-31T16:33:17.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:33:17.127Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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151
star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1140857
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps more like this
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 publish a response to EDM 2333 on the Islamic revolutionary guard corps. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 280265 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government is deeply concerned by Iran’s destabilising involvement in regional conflicts, including in Syria and Yemen, through the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and IRGC Qods Force, and by reported financial and military support to militant and proscribed groups, such as Hizballah and the Houthis in Yemen. I raised these concerns directly during my visit to Iran in June 2019. We also condemn the IRGC’s involvement in recent attacks on shipping, including the attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman (for which the IRGC was almost certainly responsible) and the seizure of the UK-flagged vessel Stena Impero. The IRGC as a whole remains subject to EU and US sanctions; a large number of associated individuals and entities are also designated. We continue to review the list of proscribed groups, but do not routinely comment on consideration of specific organisations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-26T13:28:31.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T13:28:31.997Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
star this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
1140907
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Commonwealth: Females more like this
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 Government will be represented at the 12th Commonwealth Women's Affairs Ministers meeting in Kenya in September 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 280401 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Government will be represented at the 12th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting, which is an important meeting in the run up to the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda. We look forward to exploring how the Commonwealth can continue to work together to promote gender equality and ensure the empowerment of women and girls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-30T14:55:25.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:55:25.74Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4716
star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1140908
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Sudan: Foreign Relations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 discussions he has had with his Sudanese counterpart on engagement between the Sudanese population and the diaspora community in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 280402 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>​The British Government frequently engages with a broad range of Sudanese diaspora in the UK. While the former Foreign Secretary has not recently spoken to his Sudanese counterpart about engagement between the Sudanese population and the diaspora community in the UK the UK Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan discussed engagement with the diaspora with the Sudanese authorities when he was in Khartoum on 23 June. He last met with members of the diaspora on 13 June. The Government is committed to working with all Sudanese parties and members of civil society both in Sudan and the UK to support the transition to a civilian-led government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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less than 2019-07-30T14:40:11.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:40:11.363Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4716
star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1140911
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 publish the transcripts of conversations between his Department and its Iranian counterpart on the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, referred to by the former Minister of State in his resignation letter of 22 July 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 280403 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Foreign and Commonwealth Office does not publish transcripts of discussions between Ministers or senior officials and their international counterparts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-26T15:01:07.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T15:01:07.19Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1140912
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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, on what date discussions between his Department and its Iranian counterpart on the possible release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were brought to a halt. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 280404 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Since being made aware of Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention in 2016, the Government has raised her case at the most senior levels of the Iranian Government and continues to do so; there has been no pause in this lobbying. Most recently, the former Foreign Secretary raised his concerns with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on 20 July. We urge Iran to unconditionally release Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe so she can be reunited with her family.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-26T15:03:01.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T15:03:01.58Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4518
star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1140914
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 reasons the negotiations between the UK and Iran to secure the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were halted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 280406 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Since being made aware of Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention in 2016, the Government has raised her case at the most senior levels of the Iranian Government and continues to do so; there has been no pause in this lobbying. Most recently, the former Foreign Secretary raised his concerns with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on 20 July. We urge Iran to unconditionally release Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe so she can be reunited with her family.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-26T15:04:06.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T15:04:06.983Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4518
star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1141141
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Tankers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart on the illegal seizure of the Stena lmpero. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280225 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Stena Impero was seized illegally, and the Iranians should release it and its crew immediately. On 20 July, the former Foreign Secretary spoke to the Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and summoned the Iranian Chargé d’Affaires to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to make this demand. We have been clear that we do not seek confrontation with Iran, and that we will continue working hard to resolve the situation through diplomatic means.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-30T14:38:13.277Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:38:13.277Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1140606
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Pakistan: Capital Punishment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutory Reforms initiative monitors the number of death sentences handed down by the civilian anti-terror court in Pakistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 279457 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutorial Reform Initiative programme does not manage cases through the Anti-Terrorism Courts in Pakistan. The programme supports the reform of the criminal justice system and the Government is confident it has been delivered in a way that is consistent with our opposition to the death penalty. <br> <br> All our capacity building work is carefully considered using our Overseas Security and Justice Assistance (OSJA) Guidance, which ensures the assistance being provided is properly assessed against a comprehensive range of human rights risks, including possible indirect outcomes of our activity and what mitigations are being put in place.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-31T16:25:15.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:25:15.467Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4651
star this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1140607
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Pakistan: Counter-terrorism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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, on how many occasions the Government’s Overseas Security and Justice Assistance assessment for the Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutorial Reforms Initiative programme in Pakistan has been reviewed; how many times the risk assessment for that programme has been revised; and on how many occasions a Minister in his Department has approved the continuation of this programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 279458 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text The Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutorial Reform Initiative programme does not manage cases through the Anti-Terrorism Courts in Pakistan. The programme supports the reform of the criminal justice system and the Government is confident it has been delivered in a way that is consistent with our opposition to the death penalty. <p /><p>All our capacity building work is carefully considered using our Overseas Security and Justice Assistance (OSJA) Guidance, which ensures the assistance being provided is properly assessed against a comprehensive range of human rights risks, including possible indirect outcomes of our activity and what mitigations are being put in place. The Guidance instructs when OSJAs are prepared, that they should be regularly updated and when Ministers must be consulted. The OSJA checklist continues to be a live document and updated as necessary. Mr Field, the former Minister for Asia and the Pacific at the time, received regular updates on the risks associated with the Rule of Law programme’s activities.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-31T16:28:35.63Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:28:35.63Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4651
star this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139848
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Montserrat: Legislatures more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 International Development, whether the Government plans to provide financial support to Montserrat for the building of a new Parliament building. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 278432 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Through its programme of Financial Aid to the Government of Montserrat, DFID supports the operational costs of Montserrat’s Legislature and Parliament. Ministers approved a Capital Investment programme in Autumn 2018. The Government of Montserrat has not identified a Parliamentary building as a priority for funding under either Financial Aid or the Capital Investment programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-23T14:08:10.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:08:10.273Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1140208
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Nutrition more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 International Development, what steps his Department is taking to integrate nutrition into all areas of its work on UK Aid; and what discussions has he had with (a) his international counterparts and (b) international aid agencies on the merits of integrating nutrition into all areas of international aid work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 278937 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Since the release of its 2017 Nutrition Position Paper, DFID has focused on meaningfully integrating nutrition across relevant aspects of its portfolio, particularly health, agriculture, social protection, humanitarian and economic development. For example, we are working with others to improve the impact of the Kenya Hunger Safety Net Programme on nutrition and we are integrating key nutrition services in our wider health programmes such as in South Sudan and DRC. DFID also advocates for other international partners to integrate nutrition, including UNICEF, the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Bank.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-23T14:06:26.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:06:26.01Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
1548
star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1140216
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Syria: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in (a) southern Idlib and (b) northern Hama; and what steps his Department is taking to help alleviate the humanitarian situation in those regions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 278891 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The UK is extremely concerned about the continued escalation of violence in northern Hama and southern Idlib, which has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, including approximately 100,000 children. We are appalled by the Regime and Russia’s senseless attacks on civilian infrastructure, with at least 50 schools, 35 health facilities and eight water stations reportedly damaged or destroyed.</p><p> </p><p>DFID remains committed to helping to alleviate the suffering of the affected civilian population. Last year alone, we provided over £80 million of support to Idlib and surrounding areas, and we are continuing our support this year too. Our UN and NGO partners are working tirelessly to meet growing needs among displaced people through distributing essential items such as food, water and medicines. In addition to humanitarian assistance, the UK continues to use our position on the UN Security Council to call out the regime and Russia in the strongest possible terms for the continued attacks on civilian infrastructure, which clearly violate international law.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-23T14:16:32.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:16:32.367Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1140299
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading North Macedonia: NATO more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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, when he plans to bring the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia before the House for ratification. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kelvin Hopkins more like this
star this property uin 278881 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia was brought before the House for ratification on Thursday 27 June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-23T15:22:53.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:22:53.94Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Kelvin Hopkins more like this
1140425
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Ethnic Groups more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 International Development, how many BAME staff are employed at (a) grade 7, (b) grade 5 and (c) grade 3 in his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 279053 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The below table shows the number of BAME staff, at Grade 7, Grade 5 and Grade 3, employed by DFID as at 30 June 2019.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of BAME Employees</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 7 (A2)</p></td><td><p>101</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 5 (SCS-G5)</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 3 (SCS-G3)</p></td><td><p>Less than 5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>108</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-23T14:17:46.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:17:46.867Z
star this property answering member
1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1139651
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons