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Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (16 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: My Lords, I am sure that the noble Baroness will always remain in the sun, as far as this House is concerned. International development is not listed in the title of this debate, but we have had some powerful speeches and it has of course cropped up from time to time. Our new Secretary of State led on it yesterday and our own noble Lord, Lord Ahmad, joined in. The Library briefing also made...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Climate Change (8 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government which least developed countries are currently in receipt of UK aid funding to be used specifically to address the effects of climate change.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Climate Change (8 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government which least developed countries (1) experiencing, and (2) likely to experience, rising (a) ocean levels, and (b) temperatures, are receiving, or due to receive, UK aid funding to be used specifically for the effects of climate change.

Written Answers — Treasury: Developing Countries: Climate Change (8 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to initiate, or support, a new debt relief scheme designed to assist the least developed countries affected by climate change.

Asylum Seekers: Employment - Question (7 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: My Lords, can the Minister update us on the serious situation of the Syrian refugees whom we agreed to accept?

Hong Kong Protests - Private Notice Question (1 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: As the Minister will know, there are other human rights concerns besides Hong Kong, notably the situation of the Uighurs. Can he confirm that there used to be a regular human rights dialogue, and whether that has now been abandoned?

International Climate Action - Statement (26 Sep 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: My Lords, like the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, I welcome not only the Statement but the fact that the Prime Minister actually got to New York and had some really good news on that front; I hope he will develop that side of his life. I was impressed that the poorest countries got a mention, especially because that is what our Department for International Development is for, but is it saying...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: China: Ethnic Groups (27 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent representations they have made to the government of China on the treatment and living conditions of the Uighur people in Szechuan province; and how they intend to resume their national dialogue on human rights.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Balkans: Unemployment (7 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have (1) commissioned, or (2) supported, any study into the causes of unemployment among skilled young people in (a) Kosovo, (b) Albania, (c) Bosnia-Herzegovina, and (d) any other states of the Western Balkans.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Balkans: Unemployment (7 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have (1) commissioned, or (2) supported, any analysis of migration and the brain drain of skilled young people in (a) Kosovo, (b) Albania, (c) Bosnia-Herzegovina, and (d) any other states of the Western Balkans.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Balkans: Unemployment (7 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they are providing to projects aimed at tackling unemployment and migration in the Western Balkans.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Balkans: Unemployment (7 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many aid and development projects in the Western Balkans they support; through which (1) embassies, (2) governments, and (3) local organisations, that support is provided; and how much they have spent on such support.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Balkans: Unemployment (7 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of non-EU migrants currently in refugee camps in the Western Balkans; and whether they are making any contributions through the EU, United Nations agencies or other channels to support such migrants.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nepal: Visits Abroad (1 Aug 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any serving Prime Minister of the UK has visited Nepal; what plans the Prime Minister has, if any, to visit that country; and, if there are no such plans, why not.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (23 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what influence they estimate the Sudan Troika countries will have on the possible recurrence of human rights violations by the military council in Khartoum if the latest peace agreement fails.

Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee (2 Jul 2019)

Whether the recent EU–Western Balkans summit in Sofia has strengthened Government support for EU enlargement now and after Brexit – the Earl of Sandwich. Short debate

World Food Programme - Question (27 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: The noble Baroness knows that a similar crisis exists in South Sudan, a country that is only seven years old. Seven million people face malnutrition and starvation, with 4 million displaced in other countries. As always in such a situation, the real problem is access. Can the Minister specifically encourage the World Food Programme to make more effort to get to those areas other agencies...

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants (20 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many illegal migrants arrived in the UK by sea in the last 12 months; what proportion of them were trafficked women and children; and of those, what proportion have leave to remain in the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (20 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they provide the independent anti-slavery commissioner with regular information on new arrivals in the UK who may be victims of trafficking, whether or not they register with the National Referral Mechanism; and what guidance they provide on the need to offer care and protection to victims of trafficking while they have temporary leave to remain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (17 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they are making, through the UK–USA–Norway Troika and bilaterally, to ensure that leading opposition figures in Sudan such as Yasir Aman are (1) released, and (2) included in any future dialogue with the transitional military council.


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