Tuesday, 12 July 2016
Bill read a Second time.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of demolitions by Israel of Palestinian homes and other structures in the west bank in 2016.
What guidance he issues to British embassies on whether they are obliged to respond to inquiries from British companies seeking assistance to understand the laws and regulations relating to their...
Whether his Department plans to recruit more trade specialists as a result of the outcome of the EU referendum.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chinese Government on the promotion of human rights in that country.
If he will ensure that the Scottish Government are included in negotiations on the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.
What steps he is taking to support political liberty, freedom of expression and human rights in Bangladesh.
What recent assessment he has made of the strength of diplomatic and economic relations between India and the UK.
What steps the Government are taking to support the French initiative to start peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
What discussions he has had with his counterparts in the EU, Africa and the middle east on dealing with the refugee crisis in Europe and the middle east.
What steps the Government are taking to promote trade and diplomatic connections between the UK and other Commonwealth countries.
What steps his Department is taking to enhance diplomatic and economic relations with the Caspian and South Caucasus region.
What recent assessment he has made of the progress of the international campaign to defeat ISIS/Daesh.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Reports have come in that my hon. Friend the Member for Wallasey (Ms Eagle), who is standing for the leadership of my party, has had her constituency windows...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House recognises the uncertainty created by the result of the EU referendum for the protections currently in place for the UK’s energy security, climate change...
I beg to move, That this House believes that every child deserves an excellent education which enables them to grow and thrive; notes that the Government has published figures showing that a...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) Regulations 2016, which were laid before this House on 27 June, be approved.—(Kris Hopkins.) Question agreed to. Motion made,...
That the draft Civil Proceedings, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and Employment Tribunals Fees (Amendment) Order 2016, which was laid before this House on 26 May, be approved.—(Kris...
I rise to present a petition relating to Dr Keilloh and the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service. Over 3,000 petitioners believe that Dr Keilloh has suffered a miscarriage of justice and would...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(George Hollingbery.)
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