Tuesday, 4 December 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent steps the Government have taken to monitor and promote the rule of law in Hong Kong as set out in the Sino-British Joint Declaration.
What recent discussions he has had with the incoming Administration of the new Brazilian President.
What diplomatic steps he is taking to protect the Hazara population in Afghanistan.
What recent steps he has taken through the UN and other international organisations to tackle refugee crises.
What steps he is taking to support a peace process in Yemen.
What steps he is taking to protect (a) human rights and (b) freedom of religion or belief throughout the world.
What steps he is taking to protect the rights and freedoms of journalists throughout the world.
What steps the Government are taking with international partners to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.
What discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on the recent escalation of violence in the region.
What progress the Government have made on strengthening economic and diplomatic relations with countries in Africa since the Prime Minister’s visit to that continent in August 2018.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
The right hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) has tabled a motion for debate on a matter of privilege, which I have agreed should take precedence today. I must...
I inform the House that I have selected amendments (e), (a), (b) and (c), in the name of the hon. Member for Eltham (Clive Efford), and amendment (d), in the name of the right hon. and learned...
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Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft European Research Infrastructure Consortium (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 29 October, be approved.—(Gareth Johnson.) Question...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gareth Johnson.)
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