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Written Answers — Attorney General: Syria: Armed Conflict (18 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Attorney General, what charges have been brought against British citizens for acts relating to the conflict in Syria and Daesh activities in that region; how many citizens have been charged for each such offence; and what sentences have been handed down by courts from convictions relating to such charges.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Prosecutions: British Nationals Abroad (18 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Attorney General, what steps he is taking under the (a) UK statutory and (b) international legal framework to improve rates of prosecution for British Citizens for participation in (i) acts of genocide and (b) war crimes committed abroad.

The Rohingya and the Myanmar Government (17 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: Let me add my congratulations to my hon. Friend the Member for Bethnal Green and Bow (Rushanara Ali) on securing this debate. On behalf of many of us, may I say to her and to the hon. Members for Colchester (Will Quince), for Sutton and Cheam (Paul Scully) and for St Albans (Mrs Main) that the debt that we owe to them for the courage with which they have borne witness and given testimony...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Counter-terrorism (17 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: One of the things we need from cross-Government co-ordination is for British citizens who fought for Daesh to be prosecuted for genocide and war crimes. More than 400 people from this country have fought in that conflict and come back here, but not a single one has been prosecuted for either genocide or war crimes. Surely that must change.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: West Midlands (17 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships have been offered at Level 2 and above to those aged over 24 in the West Midlands in the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Syria: Armed Conflict (17 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2017 to Question 8633, how many British citizens have been (a) charged and (b) convicted of acts relating to the conflict in Syria and Daesh activities in that region.

Petition - Law Relating to Travelling Communities (16 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: I do not want to detain the House for too long, but I rise to present a petition relating to the conduct of travelling communities in my constituency that, unfortunately, caused great damage over the course of this year. I want to put on the record my thanks to my colleagues, Councillors Ian Ward, Marje Bridle and John Cotton for how they handled the situation. The terms of the petition, from...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Equifax: Disclosure of Information (16 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether she has made representations to Equifax on UK citizens' requests for information relating to the inappropriate leaking of their personal data.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Equifax (12 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government's joint venture with Equifax remains operational.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Genocide: Islamic State (9 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government has formally recognised that Daesh has committed genocide.

Business of the House (14 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: Will the Leader of the House bring forward an urgent statement on integrated data services? Last week, we saw one of the biggest data breaches in the world at Equifax, a company with which the British Government set up a joint venture to provide debt recovery services in 2014. People in this country have a right to know whether a British Government company was involved in one of the biggest...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cultural Industries (14 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: It is a great pleasure to be back on the Front Bench. I always knew there were going to be risks with growing a beard, and so it seems—here I am. I hope that the Minister for Digital, in particular, will find me a constructive critic over the years to come. I need to ask about data protection this morning, because we cannot have strong cultural industries without strong data protection,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Islamic State: British Nationals Abroad (13 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many charges of (a) genocide and (b) war crimes have been brought against British citizens who have returned to the UK having fought for Daesh.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Islamic State: International Criminal Court (12 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the International Criminal Court to reconsider its decision not to open a preliminary examination into crimes committed by Daesh.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iraq: International Criminal Court (12 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Government of Iraq to ratify the Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day (11 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: My hon. Friend is making a brilliant speech, but is the challenge of the Bill not this: we used to talk in this country about an elected dictatorship, but what is now being proposed is a barely elected dictatorship? Has she ever seen a bigger gap between a Government’s mandate and the power that they seek?

Written Answers — Home Office: Islamic State: British Nationals Abroad (18 Jul 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of UK citizens or residents who have fought alongside ISIS; and how many have now returned to the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Opportunity and Integration Review (18 Jul 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when his Department plans to respond to the Casey Review into opportunity and integration.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholism (18 Jul 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made on developing a national strategy for children of alcoholics.

Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism (17 Jul 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding her Department plans to make available for policy measures to promote alternative narratives to extremism in 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19.


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