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Migration: Middle East and North Africa - Question (12 May 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, what possibilities does Her Majesty’s Government see for effective governance in Libya and for the much-needed increase in giving by our international partners to maintain the displaced populations of Iraq and Syria, which will impact on the movement of people and, most importantly, make a positive contribution to their lives?

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Overseas Aid (3 May 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 1 April (HL7307), when they expect the Department for International Development to complete its assessment of the future support to Iraq through the Bilateral Aid Review process.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Humanitarian Aid (26 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 1 April (HL7307), what steps they are taking with their international allies and partners to redress the financial shortfall in humanitarian assistance to Iraq.

Iraqi Troops: Training - Question (21 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, having recently returned from a visit to Iraqi Kurdistan under the auspices of Christian Aid, I ask whether due consideration has been given to the fight against Daesh to the extent that it must involve support for the removal of mines and explosive devices. Many millions are still in situ in the places that are being liberated.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (12 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of Syrian refugees scheduled for resettlement to the UK are located in refugee camps in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iraq: Islamic State (5 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support efforts to demine areas liberated from Daesh in Iraq.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Humanitarian Aid (1 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of any shortfall in international humanitarian funding in Iraq; and what steps they are taking to address that.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Humanitarian Aid (1 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the Department for International Development’s humanitarian effort in Iraq has been transferred to partners and agencies working in Iraq.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Internally Displaced People (1 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of internally displaced persons (1) in Iraq, (2) in Iraq who have returned to their homes, and (3) in Iraq who have left Iraq.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Palestinians (2 Mar 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel following its decision to start building the annexation wall in the Cremisan Valley, and in particular regarding building works on the privately owned land of Beir Onah in Beit Jala.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Palestinians (2 Mar 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the decision by the High Court of Israel on 1 February to dismiss the latest petitions submitted by the Salesian Sisters Convent against the building of the annexation wall in the Cremisan Valley.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Islamic State: Occupied Territories (2 Mar 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the presence of Daesh in Gaza and the West Bank.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Refugees (2 Mar 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the conditions facing Iraqi refugees in Jordan.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Refugees (2 Mar 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the Department for International Development’s humanitarian aid package for Jordan is intended to meet the needs of Iraqi refugees in Jordan.

Written Answers — Home Office: Iraq: Refugees (2 Mar 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to include vulnerable Iraqi refugees in Jordan who are registered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in their resettlement plans.

Immigration Bill: Committee (3rd Day) (1 Feb 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, I share some of the concerns of the noble Baroness, Lady Lawrence, who sketched out the problems with enacting this clause. As the Government rightly tell us, reasonable suspicion is a well-established precept in English law and policing practice. However, this does not mean that it is infinitely elastic in its application. A prior question needs to be asked when legislating: is it...

Immigration Bill: Committee (2nd Day) (20 Jan 2016)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, Amendment 134, which I wish to support, is simple, just and proportionate in its aims. I accept that Home Office officials must, in the discharge of their duties in this area, deal with barriers of language, emotional distress, the fear of authority, the complexity of people’s lives and, on occasion, deceit. All this takes time. However, it is far from unknown for applicants for...

Immigration Bill — Second Reading (22 Dec 2015)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, the Bill is the latest in a list of substantive immigration legislation that this House has considered in recent years. Since the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 we have had five further pieces of primary legislation in this area, yet Her Majesty’s Government have published no White Paper on immigration since 2002—no considered, detailed overview and proposals...

Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Committee (4th Day) (21 Dec 2015)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, I rise to express my support for the intention behind the amendment in the name of the noble Earl, Lord Listowel, which makes both sound social and economic sense. If a child can be cared for within the family network, and that is not to be parents or step-parents, that is in most cases preferable for the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of the child. Churches have...

Bilateral Trade: United Kingdom and Africa — Question for Short Debate (11 Nov 2015)

the Bishop of Southwark: My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Sheikh, for a debate so pertinent to the times in which we live. I, too, look forward to the maiden speech of the noble Lord, Lord Oates. Although my knowledge of Africa at large is somewhat limited, I am a regular visitor to Zimbabwe, with my diocese having close links to four of its five Anglican dioceses: those of Central Zimbabwe,...


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