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Tuesday, 9 January 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to promote the Commonwealth.
What recent assessment he has made of the future of bilateral relationships with the EU.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect on stability in the middle east of Iranian political and military influence in that region.
What steps he is taking to promote human rights in discussions with his counterparts in other countries.
What diplomatic steps he is taking to promote global ocean conservation.
What steps the Government are taking to support the protection of cultural heritage, religious minorities and human rights in armed conflicts overseas.
What recent discussions he has had with the Government of Israel on Palestinian communities in the west bank that are threatened with demolition.
What the Government’s policy is on a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine.
What recent assessment he has made of the UK’s diplomatic relations with India.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport if he will make a statement on the accusations of unfair pay at the British Broadcasting Corporation...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the Parole Board’s decision to release John Worboys and the Government’s response to the issues raised by this case....
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant document: Oral evidence taken before the International Trade Committee on 29 November 2017, on the Trade Bill, HC 603-i.] Second Reading
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Trade Bill: Committal (1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Trade Bill, it is expedient to...
Ordered, That: (1) the matter of the Autumn Budget as it relates to Wales be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for its consideration; (2) the Committee shall meet at Westminster on Wednesday...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(David Rutley.)
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