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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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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
star this property hansard heading Nigeria: Crimes of Violence remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps the Government is taking to help tackle violence against predominantly Christian farming communities in central Nigeria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
unstar this property uin 906051 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 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government is concerned about ongoing clashes involving pastoralists and local farmers in Nigeria, driven by disputes over access to land, grazing routes and water. We have raised concerns at Federal and State Government levels and encourage solutions which meet the needs of affected communities and prevent further violence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-06-26T15:05:59.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-26T15:05:59.63Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
935086
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
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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
star this property hansard heading Nigeria: Crimes of Violence remove filter
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 steps he has taken to help prevent escalating violence against predominantly Christian farming communities in Nigeria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
unstar this property uin 161136 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 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>We have raised the issue of farmer herder violence regularly with state and federal government, including with Abba Kyari, President Buhari's Chief of Staff. The High Commission has raised it with the governors of a number of affected states (Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano). The High Commissioner raised the broad issue of insecurity and the need for an end to violence during a call on the Vice President at the end of June.</p><p>Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials have also raised the issue of Freedom of Religion and tensions between religious communities, specifically with state officials in Borno and Yobe during a visit there in May.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T15:39:59.97Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:39:59.97Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-06more like thismore than 2018-07-06
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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
star this property hansard heading Nigeria: Crimes of Violence remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the total number of fatalities from farmer-herder clashes in Nigeria since October 2017; and what proportion of the fatalities resulting from those clashes were (a) farmers and (b) herders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
unstar this property uin 161541 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 2018-07-11more like thismore than 2018-07-11
star this property answer text <p>There is no corroborative data on the number of fatalities resulting from violence between farmers and herders in Nigeria. These clashes continue to have a devastating impact on the communities affected and both sides are believed to have suffered hundreds of casualties. We continue to urge all parties to find a peaceful solution to the complex underlying causes of these incidents.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-07-11T14:15:39.97Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-11T14:15:39.97Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this