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Points of Order: Topical debate — Democratic Republic of the Congo (6 Nov 2008)

Hugh Bayley: ...that point. It is extremely welcome that the Conservative party has signalled support for an EU force, if it is necessary. However, I agree with my hon. Friend the Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) that it would be far preferable to provide the security that is needed through the force of the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As the hon. Member for...

Points of Order (3 Nov 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware that during last Thursday's business questions a number of hon. Members, myself included, raised the issue of the horror that is going on in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I understand that the Foreign Secretary is returning from his welcome visit there. Is there anything that we can do to ensure that he makes a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (3 Nov 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: Will the Secretary of State give us a clear assurance that the phenomenal amounts of money being spent on AWE Aldermaston are not being used for the development of a new generation of nuclear weapons that has not yet been debated or decided in the House?

Written Answers — Defence: Atomic Weapons Establishment (3 Nov 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much capital spending was drawn down at the Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston in each of the last three years; and how much is planned to be drawn down in 2008-09.

Business of the House (30 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: Will the Leader of the House find time for a debate, or at least a statement, on the situation facing the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo? The war there has cost more than 5 million lives in the past decade. Fighting has broken out again in the east, and although there appears to be some kind of temporary ceasefire, we need a statement from the Government on what they are doing...

Afghanistan (29 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: The troops have been in Afghanistan for seven years, and the Ministry of Defence talks openly of their staying there for another 30 years. How much longer does the Minister honestly expect us to bear the cost of deploying the troops and suffering the loss of life in Afghanistan before there is any political settlement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: UK Border Agency (27 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: Is the Minister aware that many families in this country have sought asylum from war-torn countries and have very strong cases for gaining permanent residence here? Their cases have been delayed by the UK Border Agency and they are forced to live without any benefits or support. In many cases, they are forced to beg. They are willing and able to work, but are denied that right and forced to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (27 Oct 2008)

Kerry McCarthy: ...Somali community on Saturday at a conference that was set up to discuss gangs and knife crime, including some of the issues raised earlier by my hon. Friend the Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn). Will the immigration Minister agree to meet me and some of my hon. Friends to discuss some of the issues that are particularly affecting the Somali community in the UK?

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health Services: Greater London (27 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance he has issued to London local authorities on the provision of move-on accommodation for residents of specialist mental health hostels in London.

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health Services: Greater London (27 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance he has given to (a) primary care trusts and (b) local authorities in London on (i) the assessment of mental health needs in their catchment areas and (ii) the allocation of appropriate levels of funding.

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health Services: Islington (27 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many residents of the London Borough of Islington have received assistance for mental illness in each year since 1998; how many in each year received (a) GP counselling, (b) specialist counselling, (c) residence in specialist hostels and (d) hospital accommodation; and what estimate he has made of the level of support required in 2008-09.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Israel (27 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Prime Minister (1) what discussions he has had with Prime Minister Olmert on the release of Palestinian parliamentarians held in Israeli prisons; (2) what discussions he has had with Prime Minister Olmert on (a) the accession of Israel to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and (b) proposals for a middle east nuclear-free zone; and if he will make a statement.

Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Immigration Controls (21 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: While my right hon. Friend is on the subject of asylum, may I ask whether she is concerned about the number of people in detention, the number of children in detention, and the number of apparent asylum seekers who, having been denied either the right to work or access to benefits, are living in desperate poverty and having to beg on the streets of this country? Does she not think that we...

Points of Order: Counter-Terrorism Bill (13 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: Does the Home Secretary understand that those of us who voted against 42 days did so because we thought that it was our duty to preserve liberties in this country and not to destroy relationships between different ethnic communities in this country? Will she please explain what is meant by the Bill that she will place in the Library tomorrow? Will it be some kind of lurking cudgel with which...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Afghanistan (7 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: British troops have now been in Afghanistan for longer than the duration of the second world war, and the Ministry of Defence is talking about keeping them there for 30 years. Does not the Minister agree that it is now time for a change of course? The war has already spread over into Pakistan, thousands are dying, and there is no military solution there. Does he not accept that there has to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Russia: Missiles (7 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he had with the Russian authorities on the test firing of the RS-12M Topol missile; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Ballistic Missile Defence (6 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the (a) financial, (b) political and (c) security benefits and costs to the UK of supporting US plans to deploy missile defence facilities in Europe; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (6 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proposals his Department will put forward at the 2009 Preparatory Committee Meeting of the 2010 Review Conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: UK Trade and Investment: Manpower (6 Oct 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform who is on the UK Trade and Investment Defence Advisory Group.

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Energy (29 Sep 2008)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has for the introduction of a tax on energy companies in relation to windfall profits.


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