Tuesday, 25 June 2019
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to strengthen the rules-based international order.
What support his Department is providing to Trinidad and Tobago to improve that country’s (a) handling of murder cases involving UK citizens and (b) criminal justice system.
What representations he has made to his Chinese counterpart on the proposed Hong Kong extradition treaty and the UK’s responsibilities under the 1984 joint declaration.
What diplomatic steps he is taking to enhance UK soft power overseas.
What recent discussions he has had with his Iranian counterpart on the political and security situation in the middle east.
What steps he is taking to protect the rights and freedoms of journalists throughout the world.
What recent steps he has taken to ensure that staff working in his Department are paid (a) on time and (b) at the correct rate.
What recent progress the Government have made on tackling climate change through international co-operation.
What recent progress the Government have made in strengthening the UK’s special relationship with the US.
What steps he is taking to ensure that Human Rights Watch and other civil society organisations can conduct humanitarian and advocacy work in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
What diplomatic steps he is taking to help tackle international economic crime.
What recent assessment he has made of the political and humanitarian situation in Venezuela.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Kerry Foods made the sad announcement at 5 o’clock yesterday that it intended to close its production factory in Burton, leading to the loss of between 690...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill: Committal (1) The Bill shall be...
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 Divorce, Dissolution and...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 958), dated 21 May 2019, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 May, be...
The hon. Member for Heywood and Middleton (Liz McInnes) is very consumed by the graphic image on her iPad, but the more immediate matter is that of her petition.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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