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Results 1–20 of 1002 for speaker:Fabian Hamilton

Iran (13 Jan 2020)

Fabian Hamilton: Thank you for granting this urgent question, Mr Speaker, and may I congratulate the right hon. Member for Bournemouth East (Mr Ellwood) on securing it? The events in Iran and Iraq that have followed the assassination of General Soleimani have been utterly appalling. They include the missile attacks on US bases in Iraq; Iran’s decisions to remove all limits on uranium enrichment; the recent...

Australian Bushfires (9 Jan 2020)

Fabian Hamilton: Like all colleagues, let me welcome you to your place, Madam Deputy Speaker, following your unopposed election as Deputy Speaker. I also thank the Minister for advance sight of her statement. I am grateful for her assurance that support is being given to any British nationals and tourists who have been affected, and that support has also been offered to the Australian authorities. However,...

Australian Bushfires (9 Jan 2020)

Fabian Hamilton: Climate change.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine: Human Rights (5 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in the Ukraine on alleged human rights violations in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Vitalina Koval (5 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Ukrainian counterpart on criminal penalties against the perpetrator of the violent attack on human rights defender Vitalina Koval.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights (5 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: Yesterday’s Human Rights Watch report on Saudi Arabia revealed mass arrests of women’s rights activists in the past year and alleged that many of them had been sexually assaulted, whipped and tortured in detention. Does the Minister still think the Prime Minister was right to describe Crown Prince Salman two years ago as “a remarkable young man”?

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights (5 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: The true answer is that when it comes to Mohammed bin Salman, this Government are all too willing to look the other way. Can the Minister explain how it was possible that in July the Department for International Trade illegally authorised licences for exports of arms to the royal Saudi land forces, a full 41 days after the Foreign Office was told that those forces were operating inside Yemen?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Egypt: Human Rights (4 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Egyptian counterpart on the support and protection of human right defenders in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine: Hate Crime (4 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of hate crime investigations in Ukraine; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Special Educational Needs (4 Nov 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what accountability process is in place to ensure that academies implement SEND children's Education, Health and Care Plans.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Egypt: Human Rights (28 Oct 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in Egypt; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Egypt: Human Rights (28 Oct 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Government of Egypt on the detention in that country of writers, opposition figures, lawyers, journalists and other civil society activists.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Civilians (22 Oct 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to UN General Assembly's First Committee on International Disarmament and International Security 2018 joint statement on the impact of explosive weapons in populated areas, whether the UK will become a signatory to that statement before the end of 2019.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights (22 Oct 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has a policy on the support and protection of human rights defenders worldwide.

Defence: Army Personnel (21 Oct 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: We all know about the Government’s disastrous record on recruitment of UK personnel, with the fully trained size of the Army, as we have already heard, having now just fallen to 74,000 personnel. But the Government are failing to recruit enough Commonwealth troops, too, and we now hear that they are cancelling plans to proactively recruit from overseas. Can the Minister explain how this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (3 Sep 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: Can the Minister of State tell me what clause in UN resolution 2216 provides for Saudi Arabia to bomb captive inmates in a Houthi-run prison in Yemen or for the United Arab Emirates to kill forces loyal to the President that their own coalition is supposed to be there to reinstall? If the answer is that there is none, is it not time for him to bring forward a new UN resolution to replace...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Afghanistan and Pakistan: Poliomyelitis (23 Jul 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to help eradicate polio in (a) Afghanistan and (b) Pakistan.

Situation in the Gulf (22 Jul 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: I thank the Foreign Secretary for giving me advance sight of his statement. Let me start by passing on the apologies of the shadow Foreign Secretary, my right hon. Friend the Member for Islington South and Finsbury (Emily Thornberry), that she cannot be here to respond herself, but as many will know, she is still at home recovering from the injuries she received after being knocked off her...

Backbench Business: Human Rights in Saudi Arabia — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (18 Jul 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: As always, Sir Henry, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) on securing this debate and on his excellent introduction to it. He rightly pointed out that Saudi Arabia is a very important nation in the region and in the Gulf area. However, as he also said, the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia is...

Backbench Business: Human Rights in Saudi Arabia — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (18 Jul 2019)

Fabian Hamilton: Not yet; I am sure he will be very soon. He told us again that Saudi Arabia was an important ally, which is absolutely true. However, like many of our allies, we must hold them to account for abuses that are taking place in those countries, and I believe we should never be apologetic about that. Saudi Arabia is, of course, a human rights priority for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and...


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