Results 61–80 of 140 for speaker:the Bishop of Southwark

Zimbabwe - Statement (15 Nov 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, the Minister is only too aware both of the United Kingdom’s historic links with Zimbabwe and of the difficult relationship with ZANU-PF; that is reflected in the Statement, which has won support around the House. Speaking as chair of the most reverend Primate the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Zimbabwe round table, I pass on the concern of Anglican bishops in Zimbabwe that any...

Prisons: Overcrowding - Motion to Take Note (7 Sep 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, the noble and learned Lord, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, is to be thanked for this timely debate. As some noble Lords are aware, the diocese of Southwark contains five major prison establishments: Belmarsh, Brixton, Thameside, Wandsworth and Isis—though I hasten to add that that last name relates to the river goddess. It is my practice to visit them at the invitation of...

Schools: Children in Care - Question (7 Sep 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, as the Minister is aware, those who live in tied accommodation as part of their employment or the holding of an office have an unintentional structural disadvantage when it comes to their children’s schooling. This is ameliorated in the case of military families but not in the case of others, such as clergy and their children. Will Her Majesty’s Government now act to address...

Financial Services: Regulation - Question (6 Sep 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, when do Her Majesty’s Government intend to implement in full the principal recommendations of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, published in June 2013?

End of Life Care - Question (5 Sep 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, as the Minister has already intimated, the key to delivery of end-of-life care to children and young people is the work of our children’s hospices. Given the 22% figure, will Her Majesty’s Government follow the lead of the Scottish Government and agree to work towards funding 50% of children’s hospices’ charitable costs, to the benefit of the patients concerned, rather than...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (25 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking in Iraq and Syria to discharge the responsibility set out by Mark Field MP, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on 4 July (HC Deb Col. 21WH) for "protecting and upholding the rights of Christian communities across the globe."

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (25 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Mark Field MP, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on 4 July (HC Deb. Cols 21–23WH) concerning the "special responsibility for protecting and upholding the rights of Christian communities across the globe" and the ring-fencing of humanitarian assisstance to help protect displaced minorities, whether they will...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (18 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of Iraqis that have fled Daesh in Iraq who are now refugees in countries bordering Syria.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (18 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any representations to the UNHCR concerning that agency's understanding of vulnerability, with a view to redefining that definition to include religion as one of the criteria used to identify those refugees most in need of assistance.

Written Answers — Home Office: *No heading* (17 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of Iraqi refugees that have fled Daesh in Syria who are now eligible for ressetlement under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme.

Written Answers — Home Office: *No heading* (14 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government how many Iraqi refugees they have resettled since 2014 under (1) the Vulnerable Children's Resettlement Scheme (VCRS), and (2) other global resettlement schemes such as Gateway and Mandate.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (11 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey, following the decision by the Turkish Minister of Religious Affairs to take part in prayers at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on 21 June 2017, that Hagia Sophia will continue to be used as a cultural museum for all of Turkey's citizens rather than a place of Islamic worship.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (11 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of freedom of religion and belief in Turkey.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (11 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent reports that the Turkish Governor of Mardin has confiscated some 60 properties, including churches, monasteries and cemeteries.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (11 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to respond to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, following the decision by the government of Israel to implement a request from the Palestinian Authority to reduce the flow of electricity supplies from Israel to Gaza.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (6 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage political reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (3 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the definition of vulnerability as used by UNHCR to identify those refugees in Jordan most in need of assistance.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (3 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that Iraqi and Syrian refugees in Jordan that belong to religious minorities are included in their assistance planning.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (29 Jun 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the humanitarian impact on Gaza of the decision by the government of Israel to implement a request from the Palestinian Authority to reduce the flow of electricity supplies from Israel to Gaza.

Written Answers — Home Office: *No heading* (28 Jun 2017)

the Bishop of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what percentage of those allocated asylum places under the UK Syrian Vulnerable Persons scheme are religious minorities.


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