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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Armed Conflict 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 diplomatic steps he has taken to pursue a resolution to the conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>The UK fully supports the UN-led peace process and the efforts of UN Special Envoy, Martin Griffiths. I visited the region last week in support of UN efforts to make political progress and alleviate the humanitarian situation. I met Yemeni, Saudi, Emirati and Oman representatives, including President Hadi and Martin Griffiths. I urged all parties to engage constructively with the Special Envoy in order to reach an enduring political settlement in Yemen. The UK also hosted a Yemen Quad on 22 June, where partners underlined their commitment to a comprehensive political solution. A further Quad will be held shortly.</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 2019-09-03T16:19:57.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T16:19:57.257Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1144301
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 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
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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 Saudi Arabian and Emirati counterparts on the airstrike on a detention centre in Dhamar, Yemen on 1 September 2019; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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star this property uin 286087 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>We are deeply concerned about reports of civilian deaths after an attack on a detention centre in Dhamar province in Yemen on 1 September. Our thoughts are with those who have been affected.</p><p> </p><p>We are urgently seeking more information and are in touch with Coalition partners, who have referred the incident to the Joint Incident Assessment Team and publicly stated they were targeting a weapons depot.</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 286088 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:56:30.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:56:30.34Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1144302
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 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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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 a detention centre in Dhamar, Yemen on 1 September 2019 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
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
star this property uin 286088 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>We are deeply concerned about reports of civilian deaths after an attack on a detention centre in Dhamar province in Yemen on 1 September. Our thoughts are with those who have been affected.</p><p> </p><p>We are urgently seeking more information and are in touch with Coalition partners, who have referred the incident to the Joint Incident Assessment Team and publicly stated they were targeting a weapons depot.</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 286087 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:56:30.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:56:30.403Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1144303
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations 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, when the Yemen Quad will next convene to meet. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
star this property uin 286089 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>We are discussing with relevant parties the timing and details of the next meeting of the Yemen Quad. In the meantime it is vital that all parties abide by agreements made in Stockholm. We continue to engage constructively with all parties, including the Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and General Lollesgaard, to continue to build confidence and make progress on the political solution.</p><p> </p><p>During my recent visit to the Gulf, I met with senior regional political figures including the UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, Reem al Hashimy; and the Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel al Jubeir, to discuss Yemen.</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 2019-09-09T14:07:26.89Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:07:26.89Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1144304
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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: International Assistance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to encourage donors to fulfil the pledges they have made to the United Nations-led humanitarian response in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
star this property uin 286090 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK has brought forward funding from our £200 million aid pledge to Yemen this year and has already provided 87% of the funding we pledged to UN agencies.</p><p> </p><p>The UK continues to engage with donor countries at every opportunity to ensure they rapidly disburse funding to the UN humanitarian response in Yemen.</p><p> </p><p>I most recently did this during my visit to the Gulf region from 25-29 August, where I discussed the issue with counterparts from Saudi Arabia and the UAE.</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 2019-09-09T16:56:32.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:56:32.187Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1143357
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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: Armed Conflict 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 assessment he has made of the security situation in Aden, Yemen; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
star this property uin 284836 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>We are gravely concerned by the recent escalation of violence between southern and Yemeni Government forces in Aden. The UK calls on all parties to cease hostilities and engage urgently in talks.</p><p>We have always been clear about the fact that a political settlement is the only way to bring long-term peace, stability and security to Yemen. The Yemeni parties must engage constructively and in good faith to overcome obstacles and find a political solution to end the conflict.</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 2019-09-05T10:58:08.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T10:58:08.95Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1143939
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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: International Assistance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of access for humanitarian supplies from the port of Aden, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
star this property uin 284911 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK tracks Yemen’s imports and ports to monitor trends and predict pressure points in humanitarian supplies.</p><p>Although Aden port remains operational, we are concerned by a backlog of 15,000 containers waiting to be processed. Fighting across the south of the country has also closed many major overland routes, affecting the onward delivery of commercial goods and humanitarian services.</p><p>The UK regularly raises humanitarian concerns with all parties to the conflict, calling on them to comply with UN Security Council Resolution 2451 and to facilitate safe, rapid and unhindered access for humanitarian and commercial supplies, including through Aden port and onward movement across the country.</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 2019-09-05T16:20:53.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:20:53.08Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1143940
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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: Armed Conflict more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment his Department has made of the humanitarian impact of the recent escalation of military activity in Aden, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
star this property uin 284971 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK is monitoring the humanitarian impact felt in the south of Yemen.</p><p> </p><p>The UN has so far verified 13 civilian deaths and 70 civilian injuries since fighting escalated, and has reported over 1,600 families and 1,000 individuals have been displaced to northern governates in August.</p><p> </p><p>Major overland routes in the south have closed and a backlog of 15,000 containers in Aden port is waiting to be processed. This is affecting the delivery of commercial goods and humanitarian services, including challenges for UN agencies transferring goods between Aden and the north.</p><p> </p><p>The UK regularly raises humanitarian concerns with all parties to the conflict, calling on them to comply with UN Security Council Resolution 2451 and facilitate safe, rapid, and unhindered access for humanitarian and commercial supplies, including through Aden Port.</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 2019-09-05T16:21:54.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:21:54.207Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1140837
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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
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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
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
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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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1140838
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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
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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
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Stephen Twigg remove filter
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
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this