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To ask Her Majesty's Government how much public money has been paid in the last two years to companies based in China manufacturing face masks and other personal protective equipment; and to provide a list of those companies.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much public money has been spent over the past two years on the purchase of (1) face masks, and (2) other personal protective equipment, manufactured in China.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative in relation to the situation in Tigray; and what steps they are taking in response to any such assessment.
Entered the House of Lords in 1997
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