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star this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey: Arrests 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 he has made representations to his Turkish counterpart on the arrest of the joint leaders of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic party in Turkey, Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 51984 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 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text ​We continue to follow developments in Turkey closely and underline the importance of the rule of law and the protection of freedom of expression. I raised these issues most recently with Turkey's Minister for Europe, Omer Celik, in a phone call on 7 November, and in a meeting with Turkey's Ambassador on 10 November. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T15:03:08.557Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T15:03:08.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading South Korea: Dogs 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 recent representations he has made to the South Korean government on dog meat trade in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hertsmere more like this
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Oliver Dowden more like this
unstar this property uin 56710 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 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text We will continue to raise this issue with the South Korean government and I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Coventry South (Mr Cunningham), on 20 September 2016 to Question 46043. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2016-12-16T12:00:25.763Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-16T12:00:25.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
657888
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambia: Elections 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 he has discussed the outcome of the Gambian general election with the (a) UK's permanent representative, (b) Chinese Ambassador, (c) US Ambassador, (d) Russian Ambassador and (e) French Ambassador to the UN. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 57395 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 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text We welcome the clear, unified statement of the UN Security Council on 10 December calling for the Gambian election results to be respected, as well as the efforts of Economic Community Of West African States to impress on President Jammeh the need to respect the will of the people and ensure a peaceful handover of power to President-elect Barrow. The UK is working with all international partners at the UN to ensure the democratic will of the Gambian people is enacted in a peaceful manner. The UK's permanent representative to the UN is engaged on the current situation in The Gambia. 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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-12-16T14:49:51.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
631148
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey: Civil Liberties 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 assessment he has made of the level of political freedom in Turkey since the detention of Peoples' Democratic Party parliamentarians in Ankara on 4 November 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 51985 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 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text We continue to follow developments in Turkey closely and underline the importance of the rule of law and the protection of freedom of expression. I raised these issues most recently with Turkey's Minister for Europe, Omer Celik, in a phone call on 7 November, and in a meeting with Turkey's Ambassador on 10 November. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T15:02:06.12Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T15:02:06.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
638080
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-16more like thismore than 2016-11-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Islamic State: War Crimes 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, pursuant to the Answer of 13 October 2016 to Question 47678, what steps the Government is taking with (a) other countries and (b) the UN to gather and preserve evidence of genocide and other war crimes committed by Daesh. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
unstar this property uin 53422 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 2016-11-21more like thismore than 2016-11-21
star this property answer text This Government believes Daesh must be held accountable for its crimes in Syria and Iraq, as well as those committed in the wider region, in Europe and across the world. We are currently funding efforts to gather and preserve evidence of crimes committed by Daesh in Iraq, and continue to support the UN Commission of Inquiry's investigations in Syria. On 19 September, the Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), along with his Iraqi and Belgian colleagues, launched a global campaign to bring Daesh to justice. We intend this to include additional, UN-led action to gather and preserve evidence in Iraq. We are working with the Government of Iraq on a proposal to bring to the UN. 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 2016-11-21T16:41:34.267Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-21T16:41:34.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-16more like thismore than 2016-11-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Languages more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to extend participation in the cross-Whitehall language focus group to more government departments. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
unstar this property uin HL3284 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 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
star this property answer text The cross-Whitehall Language group was re-launched on 10 November and we are keen to include other government departments who have an interest in, or need for, foreign language skills. more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2016-12-02T11:40:56.797Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-02T11:40:56.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Cameroon: Strikes 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 discussions he has had with his counterpart in the government of Cameroon on reported use of force by security forces during strikes by teachers and lawyers in the north-west and south-west English-speaking regions of Cameroon. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton South West more like this
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Rob Marris more like this
unstar this property uin 57363 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 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text The British High Commission in Yaoundé is following the situation closely and has called for restraint and encouraged dialogue. The High Commissioner chaired a meeting with the US, French, Canadians and the EU on 1 December to discuss this matter. The UK supports the independent investigation by the National Commission for Human Rights and Freedoms into the violence and deaths in Bamenda. The UK believes that all parties have a responsibility to uphold and protect the peace and stability of Cameroon and that legal and peaceful means should be used to voice any grievances. The violence has abated and we hope for a swift and peaceful resolution of this matter. 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 2016-12-16T14:37:36.5Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-16T14:37:36.5Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rob Marris more like this
631847
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Trade Unions 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 make representations to the Colombian authorities on the recent attempted murder of Esneider Gonzalez, a member of the Colombian agricultural workers' union FENSUAGRO. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 52314 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 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text Our Embassy in Bogota is aware of the recent attempted murder of Mr Esneider Gonzalez. At UK instigation, we expect it to be raised in future correspondence between the local EU Human Rights Working Group and the Colombian Attorney General. The Group has already raised similar cases of attacks against human rights defenders and trade unionists, including other FENSUAGRO members. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T14:15:32.98Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T14:15:32.98Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey: Arrests 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 he has made representations to his Turkish counterpart on the arrests of Idris Baluken, Ferhat Encu, Gulser Yildirim, Leyla Birlik, Nursel Aydogan, Selma Irmak and Abdullah Zeydan of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic party in Turkey. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 52313 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text I refer the Hon. Member to my written answer to written question 51984. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T14:54:37.553Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T14:54:37.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-11-15more like thismore than 2016-11-15
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Hong Kong Legislative Council more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Chinese counterpart on the banning of Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Sixtus Leung from taking office in the Hong Kong Legislative Council by the Chinese government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 52916 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 2016-11-18more like thismore than 2016-11-18
star this property answer text I have not raised the status of the two legislators with the Chinese Government. A senior FCO official met the Chinese Ambassador to the UK on 8 November to discuss the importance of the Legislative Council to Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy. The British Chargé d'Affaires in Beijing also discussed these issues with the Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs on 7 November. When I visited China from 14 – 17 August, I discussed with the Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs the importance of the maintenance of 'One Country, Two Systems'. The British Government will continue to monitor, and to report to the House on the situation in Hong Kong. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2016-11-18T14:35:56.91Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-18T14:35:56.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this