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Results 1–20 of 9195 for speaker:Lord Hague of Richmond

Ivory Bill - Report (24 Oct 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: My Lords, as on Amendment 1, I briefly draw attention to the importance of international co-operation in implementing the policy of which the Bill is a part and which these amendments would affect. We will not be able, by anything we do in our Parliament of our own volition, to save the African elephant, but we are able to be part of a concerted and perhaps, one day, successful international...

Ivory Bill - Report (24 Oct 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: My Lords, I have listened carefully to my noble friend Lord Cormack but I am opposed to his amendment, which would be destructive of the objectives of the Bill. It is important on this and other amendments to remind ourselves of the objectives of the legislation. Our ultimate objective and the objective of international policy on the ivory trade is to end the demand for new ivory. We probably...

Ivory Bill - Report (24 Oct 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: We have not come to that point on the rainforests, but I would do whatever was necessary to save them. There is no doubt that the legal trade in the UK is cover for an illegal and illicit trade. We can see it for ourselves. Last month, I went to Heathrow Airport to meet the Border Force officials and Royal Mail personnel whose job it is to open suspicious boxes and so on coming into this...

Ivory Bill - Second Reading (17 Jul 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: My Lords, I draw attention to my interest as the voluntary chairman of the United for Wildlife transport taskforce, a coalition of companies that tries to prevent the shipment of ivory and other illegal wildlife products. I strongly and emphatically welcome this Bill today. As Foreign Secretary, as my noble friend Lord Gardiner noted, I hosted the first intergovernmental global conference on...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Foreign and Commonwealth Office staff worked full time on the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative in (1) 2015, (2) 2016, and (3) 2017; and how many such staff are currently working on the Initiative.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the budget for the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) in (1) 2016, and (2) 2017; what is the current budget; and how PSVI work has been organised within the Foreign and Commonwealth Unit since July 2016.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of the Women, Peace and Security commitments under (1) United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, and (2) the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, in the UK’s foreign policy.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Foreign Secretary last raised the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative with his international counterparts.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Foreign Secretary last met with the Steering Board of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their goals for the planned meeting in 2019 to review commitments made at the 2014 London Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict; and what resources they have devoted to that meeting.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) (31 Jan 2018)

Lord Hague of Richmond: My Lords, I was going to say it was a pleasure to open this debate again, but I hope my noble friend Lord Bates, who has given 20 years of strong public service, will resume his place on the Front Bench. I am the 132nd speaker in this debate. I declare my relevant interests as the chair of a think tank that receives EU grants, and as an adviser to businesses on international affairs. It is my...

Rohingya: Refugees - Question (23 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: My Lords, does my noble friend agree that the Burmese military’s denials that there has been mass orchestrated rape and sexual violence against women and girls are devoid of any credibility given the numerous eye-witness accounts, and that this is a crime against humanity? While I welcome the Written Answer I have received, which states that Foreign Office experts will be deployed to assess...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Rohingya (17 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Burma regarding current events in Rakhine state.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Rohingya (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative experts have been deployed to Bangladesh in response to the atrocities committed against the Rohingya people.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Rohingya (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken at the UN Security Council regarding the Rohingya people.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Elephants: Conservation (15 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what further support they intend to offer members of the Elephant Protection Initiative to succeed in protecting their wildlife.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference (13 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government what engagement they intend to have with (1) non-governmental organisations, and (2) the private sector, during the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Ivory: Smuggling (13 Nov 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the issue of the illegal trade in ivory will be discussed at the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in 2018.

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) (20 Feb 2017)

Lord Hague of Richmond: My Lords, it is an honour to be asked to set the first example of sticking to six minutes before the 178 speeches that follow. I declare my interests, non-financial and financial, in many organisations with an interest in EU membership: as chair of the Royal United Services Institute, as a director of Intercontinental Exchange, as an adviser to Citigroup, Linklaters and Teneo, and as a...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade: Hanoi (8 Nov 2016)

Lord Hague of Richmond: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions ministers are having with non-governmental organisations ahead of the Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade in November.


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