Results 161–180 of 1139 for speaker:Chris Law

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Afghanistan: Humanitarian Aid (16 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

Bhopal Gas Explosion Investigations — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (15 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship, Ms McVey. I thank my good friend, the hon. Member for Stockport (Navendu Mishra), for bringing forward the debate. It has been insightful, inquisitive and incredibly important. Let there be no doubt: the Bhopal disaster is one of the deadliest workplace disasters in industrial history, yet the lessons are yet to be learned and actions yet to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Afghanistan: Humanitarian Aid (11 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that the Humanitarian Plan for Afghanistan is fully funded.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Afghanistan: Females (11 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to help ensure that girls of all ages can return to school in Afghanistan.

Sri Lanka ( 9 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: I thank all those who have spoken so far in what is an important and timely debate, given the ongoing situation in Sri Lanka. I particularly thank the hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington (Elliot Colburn) for his impassioned, detailed and well-evidenced speech. While Governments and politicians bear responsibility for most of the woes affecting the country, it is ordinary Sri Lankan...

Written Answers — Treasury: Video Games: Tax Allowances ( 8 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the proposal by The Independent Game Developers’ Association to increase video games tax relief from 25 per cent to 32 per cent.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Video Games: Investment ( 8 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of the proposal by The Independent Game Developers’ Association to introduce a video games investment fund.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: HIV/AIDs ( 8 Nov 2022)

Chris Law: I welcome the Minister for Development to his place. As a Back Bencher, he spoke passionately and frankly in holding his party to its manifesto commitments on international development, and I applaud that. Indeed, in July he said: “I urge the Government to ensure that we are as generous as possible on the replenishment of the fund”.—[Official Report, 6 July 2022; Vol. 717, c. 922.] Yet...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hafez Hureini (25 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made for the implications of his policies of the treatment of 52-year-old Palestinian man, Hafez Hureini, by the Israeli authorities.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hafez Hureini (25 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department will call for an independent, international investigation into the treatment of Hafez Hureini by the Israeli authorities.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hafez Hureini (25 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of referring the case of Hafez Hureini to the International Criminal Court's investigation into alleged war crimes committed by the Israeli authorities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Mohammad El Halabi (25 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made for the implications of his policies of the sentencing of Palestinian World Vision aid worker, Mohammad El Halabi, by the Israeli authorities.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Mohammad El Halabi (25 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his international counterparts on the charges brought against Mohammad El Halabi by the Israeli authorities.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Oxfam (25 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of lifting the funding suspension on providing aid to Oxfam; and whether that suspension will be lifted.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Refugees: Afghanistan (18 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress the Government has made on applications under all four categories of the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Programme.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Refugees: Afghanistan (18 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent progress his Department has made on processing applications under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy for former employees of Crown Agents and their families who remained in Afghanistan.

Justice: Rwanda Partnership: Legal Compatibility (18 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: Whether he has had recent discussions with Cabinet colleagues on the compatibility of the migration and economic development partnership with Rwanda with (a) domestic law and (b) the 1951 convention relating to the status of refugees.

Justice: Rwanda Partnership: Legal Compatibility (18 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: Yesterday I returned from Rwanda, where I saw at first hand what some people are now calling Hopeless House, a refurbished orphanage. It is clear that there is zero transparency in respect of the £120 million payment to Rwanda. Is the Justice Secretary not alarmed by the fact that the world’s largest refugee agency, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that this...

Justice: Topical Questions (18 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: Recent statistics show the backlog in the Crown court has increased to more than 61,000 cases. Given our collective experience during covid and the necessity of non-face-to-face meetings, and how valuable the work done during such difficult times was, will the Justice Secretary update the House on what discussions have taken place on more use of virtual proceedings, and on a full and...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (11 Oct 2022)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what progress he has made on opening the third referral pathway in the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme.


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