Results 1–20 of 149 for speaker:Baroness Nye

Community Sports: Impact on Young People - Motion to Take Note (16 May 2024)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, it is a real pleasure to follow that excellent maiden speech from my noble friend Lord Shamash. My noble friend has been a devoted public servant, and I and many colleagues across both Houses have had the benefit of his wise counsel over many years. I know his family are hugely proud of him. Among the many accolades that followed his appointment to this House, he has been described...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Politics and Government (18 Mar 2024)

Baroness Nye: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have reviewed contingency plans for British citizens and embassy staff in Myanmar to address any possible collapse or defeat of the Myanmar military.

Rohingya Refugees - Question (16 Jan 2024)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, I declare an interest as a trustee of the Burma Campaign UK. All leaders of the Rohingya community associations have led calls for the British Government, as the penholder on Burma at the UN, to take action. If the British Government are not going to convene a meeting of the UN Security Council to address the failing of the Burmese military to take measures as instructed by the ICJ...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Land Mines (27 Mar 2023)

Baroness Nye: To ask His Majesty's Government what funding they are providing for demining projects in areas of Myanmar not under the control of the military.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Natural Gas (14 Mar 2023)

Baroness Nye: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to prevent British companies' involvement in Myanmar’s gas industry which may facilitate revenue for the Myanmar military.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Armed Forces (14 Mar 2023)

Baroness Nye: To ask His Majesty's Government what funding they have provided for determining which infrastructure projects in Myanmar are not under the control of the military.

Myanmar: Health Workers - Question ( 7 Mar 2023)

Baroness Nye: My Lords—

Myanmar: Health Workers - Question ( 7 Mar 2023)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, I declare an interest as a trustee of Burma Campaign UK. The Minister will know that, since the coup in 2021, the military has brutally suppressed its critics and unlawfully attacked civilians on the ground and from the air, including many health workers working in the ethnic areas. While the UK and EU-imposed sanctions on aviation fuel are welcome, will the Minister give assurances...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Natural Gas ( 9 Feb 2023)

Baroness Nye: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the British insurance companies providing services to the gas extraction and export industry in Myanmar.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Sanctions (15 Nov 2022)

Baroness Nye: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to impose aviation fuel sanctions on the Burmese military following the most recent air attack by the Tatmadaw on a music festival that killed 80 and injured hundreds.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Political Prisoners (22 Jun 2022)

Baroness Nye: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have raised the pending executions of four Myanmar political prisoners including the democracy activists (1) Phyo Zeya Thaw, and (2) Ko Jimmy, with their UN Security Council counterparts.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Myanmar: Political Prisoners (22 Jun 2022)

Baroness Nye: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regarding the pending executions of four Myanmar political prisoners, including the democracy activists (1) Phyo Zeya Thaw, and (2) Ko Jimmy.

Written Answers — Home Office: Overseas Students: Myanmar ( 1 Apr 2021)

Baroness Nye: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Myanmar citizens are currently in the UK on student visas.

Tuberculosis - Private Notice Question (24 Mar 2021)

Baroness Nye: I appreciate what the Minister said about the importance of the Global Fund. He will well know that any delay in funding would set a dangerous precedent and undermine the fund’s ability to disperse those crucial funds. What reassurances can he give about the full and timely dispersal of the UK pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria that keeps to the original timetable?

Myanmar: Protesters - Question (10 Mar 2021)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, the Burma Campaign UK, in which I declare an interest as a board member, is receiving increasingly desperate calls from the brave activists in Burma who do not understand why there is not more concerted international action. Does the Minister agree that if the UK Government formally supported the Gambia in its ICJ case against Myanmar, it would be a strong signal that we are not...

Women’s Equality - Question ( 9 Mar 2021)

Baroness Nye: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase women’s equality globally.

Burma: Military Coup - Private Notice Question ( 2 Feb 2021)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, the Burma Campaign UK, in which I declare an interest as a board member, has received many messages from within Burma for concerted and robust international action. The Minister will know that the Magnitsky sanctions do not target the financial interests of the military but are, effectively, a holiday ban for 16 generals during the pandemic. Will the British Government join the new...

Apprenticeships: Gender Segregation - Question (11 Mar 2020)

Baroness Nye: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of any gender segregation in publicly funded apprenticeships in different (1) sectors, and (2) occupations.

Apprenticeships: Gender Segregation - Question (11 Mar 2020)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness for that reply. While apprenticeship diversity champions are a useful tool, I am sure she will agree that gendered job segregation reinforces the pattern of low pay for women. The latest BEIS apprenticeship pay survey shows that women continue to be paid less and trained less and are more likely to be paid below the legal minimum. Does she agree that...

International Women’s Day - Motion to Take Note (10 Mar 2020)

Baroness Nye: My Lords, I too am grateful to the noble Baroness the Minister for introducing this debate and I congratulate her on her new role. I am also grateful for the many interesting and informative contributions we have heard from all sides of the House. I am pleased to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Fall, because although I have not read her book yet, I am sure that we could swap stories about the...


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