Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the availability of translators and other support services for visa application interviews.
Kate Osamor: I welcome the Secretary of State’s statement, and I particularly welcome the news of Mosul’s liberation after three years of oppression. It is important to defeat Daesh’s violent ideology wherever it emerges. I would like to pay tribute to the Iraqi security forces and the people of Mosul, who have shown remarkable courage in the face of Daesh’s continued oppression....
Kate Osamor: As well as recommitting to the UN target of spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid to developing countries, will the Secretary of State consult civil society before proposing any further changes to or relaxation of the rules on what ODA can be spent on?
Kate Osamor: With the Government’s new-found desire to reach out to other parties for new ideas, precisely which of the 13 policy ideas in Labour’s 2017 manifesto does the Secretary of State now intend to implement?
Kate Osamor: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Stringer. I would particularly like to thank my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, West Derby (Stephen Twigg) for his invaluable work as Chair of the International Development Committee and for calling this debate today. It is a great shame that because of the general election, the Committee’s final report on its long-running...
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to assess the effectiveness of extraterritorial jurisdiction in allowing the UK police force to investigate crimes committed against UK citizens abroad.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on claimants of jobseeker's allowance who have their entitlement stopped and subsequently lose their entitlement to housing benefit.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken to process checks by the Employer Checking Service is.
Kate Osamor: What role will the Ross Fund, co-managed by DFID and the Department of Health, play in the priorities around new investment and co-ordination of projects across Government?
Kate Osamor: On 21 March, the United Nations agricultural agency further scaled up its activities in drought-ridden regions in Somalia. I thank the agency for the $22 million that was loaned, but I have had concerned constituents asking who will be paying back that loan. Will it be the United Nations or will it be the Somalians?
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department plans to take to support the comprehensive sexual and reproductive health rights of those people affected by the US Administration's Mexico City policy.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the Government will adopt the recommendation from the High Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Anti-Microbial Resistance for research and development to be guided by principles of affordability in relation to the Ross Fund.
Kate Osamor: I welcome the Secretary of State’s statement today, and I thank her for giving me prior sight of it. There has long been cross-party agreement on the work of the Department for International Development. Its core role is to tackle the global challenges of our time, including poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict. We must now come together and give cross-party...
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government has taken with EU officials on the negotiations with the Nigerian Government on an agreement to allow Italy and other EU member states to return Nigerian migrants not found eligible for asylum.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she has taken to ensure that food is disbursed to people affected by the famine in Somalia.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what criteria are used to guide procurement decisions on HIV and TB medicines in her Department's bilateral programmes.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effect of the US Administration's Mexico City policy on levels of funding for the global HIV and AIDS response.
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the UN programme on HIV/AIDS, published in June 2016, what discussions she has had with her international counterparts on the decline in global HIV funding by 13 per cent between 2014 and 2015.
Kate Osamor: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. On 11 March, the UN declared that the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. More than 20 million people in South Sudan, north-east Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen face famine and starvation. Without a collective global effort, people will simply starve to death. My question to you is: have you received notice from the Secretary of State for...
Kate Osamor: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if her Department will contribute to the new, global fund to help women access abortion services launched by the Netherlands on 25 January 2017.