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Tuesday, 28 October 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
Whether the UK will be officially represented at the conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons to be held in Vienna in December 2014.
What recent representations he has made to the Algerian Government on ensuring that Christians and other religious minorities are protected from persecution and discrimination.
What progress his Department has made with the British Indian Ocean Territory Chagossian resettlement feasibility study; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Turkey.
What recent steps the Government have taken to assist with the reconstruction of Gaza.
What steps he is taking to offer support to the Government of Ukraine.
If he will encourage Israelis and Palestinians to participate in projects which bring them together and build a new generation of leaders committed to peace and dialogue.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of EU sanctions against Russia in encouraging a change of approach by that country towards eastern Ukraine.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of UK military strikes in Iraq in helping to tackle the advance of ISIL.
What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in southern Lebanon.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House notes the comments of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform, Lord Freud, on 30 September 2014 that the work of disabled people is not worth...
Before I call Michael Dugher to move the motion, may I say to both the Front-Bench teams in this debate, and to other Members in the Chamber, that more than 21 Members have already notified the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Harriett Baldwin.)
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