Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Orders, 4 June and 30 December 2020). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of the role of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iran’s regional activities; and if he will make a statement.
What the Government’s policy is on the current status of the English-speaking minority in Cameroon.
What (a) diplomatic and (b) development work his Department is undertaking in Sri Lanka.
What diplomatic steps the Government are taking to support the development of covid-19 vaccines (a) in the UK and (b) throughout the world.
What progress he has made on identifying and applying sanctions against senior Chinese Government officials responsible for human rights violations against (a) the Uyghur people and (b) Hong Kong...
If he will make an assessment with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of Team GB boycotting the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic games in Beijing.
What recent assessment he has made of the political situation in the Kurdistan region.
What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of reductions in the official development assistance budget on poverty in the global south.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the covid-19 pandemic on the Government’s policy to ensure that girls receive 12 years of quality education.
What recent discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on forced evictions and dispossessions in East Jerusalem.
What diplomatic steps he is taking to support peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
What progress his Department has made through international co-operation on tackling climate change.
What recent assessment the Government have made of the humanitarian situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make a statement on the level of aid funding to Yemen.
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Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Kwarteng, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Matt Hancock, Secretary Oliver Dowden,...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Welsh Forms) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 1 February, be approved.—(Tom Pursglove.) Question agreed to. Motion...
That the draft Mayoral and Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Coronavirus, Nomination of Candidates) (Amendment) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 8 February, be...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 145(3)), That this House agrees with the Report of the Liaison Committee of 1 March 2021: That a day not later than 18 March 2021 be...
With the leave of the House, we will debate motions 5 and 6 on social security together.
May I say what a great pleasure it is to see the hon. Member for Cardiff Central (Jo Stevens) in her place?
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Leo Docherty.)
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