My right hon. and learned Friend is making a compelling case. Would he advise the House that the legal principle of the responsibility to protect in relation to genocide has a wider application that goes beyond the Iraqi borders into Syria?
On the question of the legal principle, clearly there is one given the consent from the Iraqi Government, but will the Prime Minister confirm that there is also the important principle of responsibility to protect from genocide, which is on the table, and capable of wider application?
The justification for schedule 3 is to avoid creating a legal loophole for serious criminals to escape justice. I am concerned about that but also concerned about serious victims who could be serious criminals. If the statutory defence does not apply, they would still be able to use the current law of duress. They would be able to seek that defence. I am concerned that we are unduly...
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Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Youth Custody
- Prisons: Drugs
- Young Offenders
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister, Justice (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (14 May 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee) (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Apr 2007)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
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- Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 305 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Shepherd Harris and Co as a solicitor specialising in criminal law. Address: 96 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex.
Received £337.87 for being on police station duty on the weekend of 10 January 2014 (60 hours) and 24 January 2014 (60 hours), also for being a court duty solicitor for 2.5 hours on 13 January 2014. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Received payment of £400 in October 2013 for being on police station duty on the weekends of 26 April 2013, 17 May 2013, 9 August 2013 and 13 September 2013 (60 hours per weekend). Hrs: 240 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2014)
4 July 2014, received £751.55 for being a court duty solicitor on 20 February 2014 for 6.5 hrs and on 28 April 2014 for 3.5 hrs. This also covered being a duty solicitor on police station call for the weekends of 14 February 2014 (60 hrs) and 28 March 2014 (60 hrs). (Registered 14 July 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: C/O Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,200
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 11-13 March 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation
(Registered 18 March 2014)
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