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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Politics and Government 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 What recent discussions he has had with international agencies on the security situation in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 910882 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 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The security situation in Yemen is of great concern. Working with partners and agencies, we are monitoring developments and doing all we can to end the conflict. The UK has played a leading role in diplomatic efforts and will continue to do so. My Right Honourable Friend the Foreign Secretary visited Yemen in March. He also hosted a ministerial Quad meeting last month to discuss implementation of the Hodeidah agreement and next steps in the political process. I welcome reports over the weekend that the Houthis have begun their withdrawal from Hodeidah. I look forward to receiving independent verification from the UN and hearing the assessment of the UN Special Envoy during his briefing to the Security Council.</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 more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T14:22:06.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T14:22:06.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Abdullah Öcalan 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 his Turkish counterpart on the detention of Abdullah Ocalan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 228650 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 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>British Embassy officials discussed the imprisonment of the PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan with Turkish officials in mid-January. They also covered the hunger strikes in support of Abdullah Öcalan by Kurdish prisoners, including Leyla Guven MP. We are pleased to note that she was recently released from prison. We expect the Turkish authorities to ensure that prisoners' human rights are observed, including access to medical treatment.</p> 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 2019-03-11T17:00:00.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T17:00:00.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Security 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 What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 909451 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The situation in Yemen is of great concern to the government and the UK remains at the forefront of the diplomatic response. Most recently, the Foreign Secretary co-hosted the Yemen Ministeral Quad with US Secretary of the State Pompeo on 13 February in Warsaw. At this meeting, we highlighted our continued commitment to progress on Yemen, which is at a critical juncture.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-26T17:05:10.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:05:10.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading British Council 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 the Government is taking to ensure that the British Council can continue to operate at its current capacity in the EU after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 160118 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 2018-07-06more like thismore than 2018-07-06
star this property answer text <p>​The Government is committed to continuing to support the excellent work of the British Council. The FCO has increased the British Council's overall grant over the current Spending Review period. Whilst specific grant funding for its work in the developed world has decreased, it has recently been agreed to provide some additional funding in this period to specifically support the British Council's work in Europe and in the developed world up to 2020. Decisions beyond this date will be taken in the next Spending Review<strong>.</strong></p><p>The British Council's activity and presence in Europe is primarily a matter for its management team and its Trustees. The British Council would have to seek the agreement of the Foreign Secretary before any closures of offices. Before any decisions are made, the British Council would also undertake an extensive consultation process with partners, stakeholders and the Devolved Administrations.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2018-07-06T10:38:06.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-06T10:38:06.063Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Afghanistan: Sikhs 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 assessment his Department has made of the extent of persecution of members of the Sikh religion in Afghanistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 158180 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 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
star this property answer text <p>​There is no reliable data on the number of Sikhs residing in Afghanistan, but it is estimated to be in the low thousands. Afghanistan’s Constitution states that all citizens have equal rights and that non-Muslims are free to exercise their religious beliefs. However leaders of the Sikh community continue to report discrimination. The UK strongly condemned the 1 July attack on a group of Sikhs and Hindus in Jalalabad, responsiblity for which was claimed by Daesh. Afghanistan is a priority country for the FCO’s human rights work. The UK works closely with Afghanistan’s National Unity Government, NGOs, civil society and other international partners to support the promotion and protection of human rights in Afghanistan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2018-07-02T17:01:52.813Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-02T17:01:52.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading China: Animal Welfare 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 discussions he has had with his Chinese counterpart on animal welfare standards in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 121150 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 2018-01-10more like thismore than 2018-01-10
star this property answer text <p>​I have had no recent discussions on animal welfare in China with my Chinese counterpart. However my officials are in ongoing contact with Chinese officials and local Non-Governmental Organisations regarding animal welfare standards and the Illegal Wildlife Trade and the Foreign Secretary raised it with Vice-Premier Liu Yandong on 7 December.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2018-01-10T17:17:59.423Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-10T17:17:59.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tibet: Human Rights 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 human rights situation in Tibet and the ethnic Tibetan prefectures in China were raised at the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue held on 22 June 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 5575 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>​As an EU Member State the UK contributed to preparations for the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue. The rights of religious and ethnic groups in Tibet and across China were raised at the last EU-China Human Rights Dialogue on 22 June.</p><p>The UK continues to have concerns about human rights and freedoms in Tibet. We consistently urge the Chinese authorities to respect all fundamental rights across the People's Republic of China, in line with both its own constitution and the international frameworks to which it is a party. We raised our concerns about Tibet at the UK-China Human Rights Dialogue held in Beijing on 27 June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T09:21:55.177Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T09:21:55.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-14more like thismore than 2017-07-14
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Turkey: Human Rights 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 assessment he has made of whether Turkey is meeting its international human rights obligations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 5054 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 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>​The British Government has consistently encouraged Turkey to work towards the full protection of human rights, through implementation of its international human rights obligations. Ministers monitor the situation closely, and the Prime Minister raised human rights with President Erdogan at the G20 summit on 8 July. The FCO also provides direct support to a number of Turkish civil society organisations working to protect and promote fundamental freedoms.</p> 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 2017-07-19T14:14:12.397Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T14:14:12.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Turkey: Politics and Government 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 discussions he has had with his Turkish counterparts on ensuring the safety and freedom of speech of political dissidents. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
star this property answer text <p>​I, and UK Ministers, have frequent discussions with our Turkish counterparts on the issue of fundamental rights, including freedom of expression. We will continue to engage the Turkish Government on these issues and to urge respect for freedom of media and speech, which are essential to the long-term health of Turkish democracy.</p> 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 2017-07-03T14:14:22.24Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-03T14:14:22.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-15more like thismore than 2017-03-15
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Human Rights 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 the Government has had with the Government of Bangladesh on human rights and political violence in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan remove filter
star this property uin 68171 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 2017-03-20more like thismore than 2017-03-20
star this property answer text <p>I raised concerns about human rights and political violence with the Government of Bangladesh during my visit to Dhaka from 2 to 4 March. In my meetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leaders Begum Khaleda Zia and Raushan Ershad MP, I called on all parties to participate in future elections and to ensure that they were free, fair and credible.</p><p>In my meeting with Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on 3 March I emphasised that Bangladesh's &quot;zero-tolerance&quot; approach towards terrorism and extremism must respect the rule of law and international human rights standards.</p> 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 2017-03-20T16:41:10.257Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-20T16:41:10.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this