Results 501–520 of 2027 for speaker:Keith Simpson

Written Answers — International Development: Democratic Republic of Congo: Overseas Aid (18 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much the UK has contributed to security sector reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2003; and what assessment has been made of the effectiveness of the reforms initiated.

Written Answers — International Development: Departmental Public Expenditure (18 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development with reference to the answer of 6 October 2008, Official Report, columns 105-08W, on departmental public expenditure, what the reasons were for overspends against the country budgets for (a) Sudan, (b) Rwanda, (c) Ghana, (d) Sierra Leone, (e) Bangladesh, (f) Nepal and (g) the Palestinian Authority in 2007-08.

Written Answers — International Development: Nigeria: Internally Displaced Persons (18 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the number of people displaced due to the conflict in the Nigerian city of Jos between 28 and 30 November 2008; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Afghanistan: International Assistance (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions he has had with the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Co-ordinator on a new humanitarian action plan for Afghanistan.

Written Answers — International Development: Languages (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what external language training providers his Department has used in the last 12 months.

Written Answers — International Development: Languages (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many of his Department's staff are undergoing of language training, broken down by the language in which training is being provided.

Written Answers — International Development: Somalia: Asylum (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what plans his Department has to provide targeted assistance in support of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' work with Somali refugees in Kenya; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Sudan: Overseas Aid (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assistance his Department has given to the Nuba region of Sudan in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Burma: United Nations (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions the Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Burma has had with the UN Secretary General on his forthcoming trip to Burma; and when his visit is scheduled.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Nigeria: Violence (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the security situation in the Nigerian city of Jos following the clashes between Muslims and Christians between 29 and 30 November 2008; and what discussions he has had with the Government of Nigeria on this matter.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Oil: Research (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, columns 1056-7W, on oil: armed conflict, how much his Department's strategic programme has budgeted for support for the project by the University of Plymouth.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Oil: Research (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, columns 1056-7W, on oil: armed conflict, which international oil companies have contributed technical expertise to the University of Plymouth project.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Somalia: Peacekeeping Operations (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he expects the African Union force for Somalia to be fully deployed; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Armed Conflict (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Government of Sudan consequent upon the arrest warrants issued by the International Criminal Court on 20 November 2008 for the three rebel leaders alleged to be responsible for attacks on international peacekeepers in Darfur; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he expects the Government of Sudan to provide clearance for UN-AM Mission in Darfur airlift operations following its agreement on 26 September 2008; and what discussions the Special Envoy to Sudan has had with the government of Sudan on this matter.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Zimbabwe: Politics and Government (17 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the number of members and supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change in Zimbabwe who have disappeared since September 2008; and what reports his Department has received on the likely whereabouts of those who have disappeared.

[Mrs. Joan Humble in the Chair] — BBC World Service (16 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs. Humble. Let me begin by congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Hammersmith and Fulham (Mr. Hands) on securing the debate and on the questions that he put to the Minister, about which he feels strongly. Like the hon. Member for Kingston and Surbiton (Mr. Davey) and all other hon. Members who have spoken, I think that most...

Written Answers — International Development: Southern Africa: Cholera (15 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment he has made of the extent of the spread to (a) Botswana and (b) South Africa of the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe; and how many people are estimated to be affected by the disease in each of these countries.

Written Answers — International Development: Zimbabwe: Cholera (15 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions he has had with representatives of humanitarian organisations operating in Zimbabwe on the cholera outbreak in that country; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Zimbabwe: Cholera (15 Dec 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent estimate he has made of the number of people who have died in Zimbabwe as a result of the cholera outbreak; and if he will make a statement.


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