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Israel and Palestine — Question for Short Debate (7 Feb 2013)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: My Lords, in my career and personal life I have been proud to work and continue to work for both Jews and Arabs in Israel and the neighbouring countries. I have spent much time building bridges between their communities, working together on their similarities and differences, and discussing how we live and more importantly how they can live happily together. This is why I believe it is...

Israel: Arab Citizens — Motion to Take Note (13 Dec 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: My Lords, it would be very good if mutual faiths could bring us together and ensure that we have as much peace as possible between people of different religions in different parts of the world. One problem is that this does not always happen, as is the case in the Middle East. Sadly, inequality and discrimination happen throughout the world. Even sometimes here in Britain we, as citizens,...

Ugandan Asians — Motion to Take Note (6 Dec 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Cormack, especially for his kind words about me and about the Jewish community, of which am part. I praise my noble friend Lord Popat on this remarkable and important debate on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the exile of the Ugandan Asian community from their home by Idi Amin. My noble friend was right that there similarities between his...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gibraltar (4 Dec 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the incursions by Spanish vessels into Gibraltar's waters between November 2011 and October 2012.

Palestine: United Nations General Assembly Resolution — Question for Short Debate (3 Dec 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: First, my Lords, I apologise: I did not realise that the debate was going to start so very early. However, I am honoured and delighted to be here. During my career and personal life I am proud to have worked, and continue to work, for both Jews and Arabs who are in Israel and the neighbouring countries. I have spent much of my time building bridges between their communities-working together...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gibraltar (29 Nov 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to protect Gibraltar's waters from incursions by Spanish vessels; and whether they will consider increasing the Royal Navy presence in those waters.

Religion in the United Kingdom — Question for Short Debate (22 Nov 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Singh, on this important debate in the Chamber today and I will be delighted to hear Members of our House from different religions speaking this evening. Today, I would like to tell you about my own Jewish connections and the Jewish community's role in society. I am going to speak specifically about Mitzvah Day. I am proud to be one of its...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Syria (29 Oct 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their latest estimate of the adequacy of protection for civilians in Syria.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Employment: Young People (23 Oct 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to increase employment opportunities for the younger generation, in the light of more people continuing to work until they are older.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Retail: Small Shops (22 Oct 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action is being taken to support small shops.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Burma (18 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the address by Aung San Suu Kyi to both Houses, what action they are taking to support democracy in Burma.

Middle East: Recent Developments — Motion to Take Note (13 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: My Lords, I will speak very briefly to terminate this debate. As we all know, there have been significant developments in the Middle East, especially over the past 18 months with the Arab spring, with citizens fighting for new freedoms in their societies. Israel is a technology hub that has achieved, and continues to enhance, scientific discoveries that benefit countries all over the world....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Unemployment: Under 25s (11 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they are making to tackle unemployment among young people aged 16-24.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Egypt (9 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are being taken to ensure that British holiday-makers are safe in Egypt, and especially in Cairo, following reports of potential further protests after the result of that country's presidential election.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Education: GCSEs (5 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether in their consultation about the reform of GCSE examinations they will indicate how the reforms will support children with mixed abilities.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Russia (4 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made representations to the Government of Russia regarding the export of helicopters to Syria.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Apprenticeships (3 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to encourage more businesses to employ people aged 16-24 in apprenticeships.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012 (2 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they support the suggestion by Ankie Spitzer, the widow of the athlete Andrei Spitzer who was murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, that a minute's silence should be held at this year's London Olympic Games to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the killings.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Religious Groups: Discrimination (2 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to ensure that minority faiths in the United Kingdom are protected against discrimination, especially by radical groups.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: Euro 2012 (2 Jul 2012)

Lord Janner of Braunstone: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken to ensure that racism occurring during the Euro 2012 competition in Poland and Ukraine is being investigated and stopped.


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