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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Family Proceedings (26 Apr 2022)

James Cartlidge: ...were brought in as part of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021, including automatic eligibility for special measures in the Family Court, the prohibition of cross examination of victims by perpetrators or alleged perpetrators, and a clarification of the law on the use of section 91(14) orders in domestic abuse circumstances. The special measures provision is already in force and the remaining...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Oakhill Secure Training Centre (26 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: events outside of custody which a young person has felt able to disclose. In the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, 247 referrals were submitted to the Safeguarding Team in relation to alleged abuse, and all referrals are then appropriately investigated. The Director is informed of all referrals and is briefed on each incident.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ukraine: Armed Conflict (26 Apr 2022)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking with international counterparts to ensure the documentation of alleged war crimes committed by Russian combatants in Mariupol.

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 63 (25 Apr 2022)

Lord Rooker: of them was attempting to obtain a British passport. At the time the gift was accepted, the brothers were under investigation in India for paying commissions into Swiss bank accounts as part of alleged kickbacks in a major arms deal between India and Sweden, in the Bofors gun scandal. The Liberal Democrats, of course, have a famous example, which goes back a long time—I am not sure...

Ukraine Update (25 Apr 2022)

Ben Wallace: What is really important on the accusation of both genocide and war crimes is that it does not need a politician to make that allegation. We are lucky in this part of the world to have the International Criminal Court, courts in the Hague and independent investigators who are right now collecting evidence and will be able to point a finger without any favour or political agenda. That is a...

UK-Rwanda Asylum Partnership Arrangement - Private Notice Question (25 Apr 2022)

the Bishop of Chelmsford: ...Amnesty International’s latest annual report sets out that, in Rwanda: “Violations of the rights to a fair trial, freedom of expression and privacy continued, alongside enforced disappearances, allegations of torture and excessive use of force.” This came following the UK Government’s own concerns, raised in July 2021 at the UN Human Rights Council. In the context of these human...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Pooja Kumari (25 Apr 2022)

Andrew Lewer: ...for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the case of Pooja Kumari, an 18 year old Hindu girl in Pakistan, who was allegedly killed for refusing to convert to Islam and resisting attempted abduction and forced marriage to Wahid Bux Lashari.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Sexual Offences (25 Apr 2022)

Leo Docherty: any form of initiation ceremony as unacceptable. Humiliating fellow personnel is bullying, while sexual abuse is a criminal offence; both are unacceptable behaviours and neither are tolerated. Allegations concerning initiation ceremonies will be formally investigated and, if substantiated, may result in disciplinary and/or administrative action being taken against those involved....

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Sexual Offences (25 Apr 2022)

Leo Docherty: a means of referring to cases of sexual assault or sexual harassment which occur whilst in service. Defence has been clear that there is no place for this behaviour in the Armed Forces. All allegations will be thoroughly investigated, and appropriate support provided to victims, be they serving or veteran. We recognise the great courage it takes to come forward and report a sexual...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: North Korea: Human Rights (22 Apr 2022)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the BBC report Beatings and Forced Abortions, Life in a North Korea Prison, published on 28 March, which outlined multiple allegations of rape, forced abortions, and other forms of sexual assault within North Korea’s penal system.

Digital Persecution (21 Apr 2022)

Fiona Bruce: worship in a climate of fear. They are subject to surveillance and at risk of repeated raids, with their social welfare activities in their local communities banned and an increasing list of allegedly extremist books banned, including an edition of the gospel of John from the Bible.

Referral of Prime Minister to Committee of Privileges (21 Apr 2022)

Michael Ellis: ...made clear. That is in accordance with the principles of natural justice, an ancient principle that the Leader of the Opposition understands full well. Natural justice includes the principles that allegations have to be known to the person accused, that there must be an unbiased tribunal, and that no one should be a judge in their own cause. The hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant) said...

Written Answers — Home Office: Exploitation: Migrants (21 Apr 2022)

Stephen Kinnock: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking in response to allegations that contractors in her Department have paid for sex while accompanying migrants being deported overseas.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Tunisia: Politics and Government (21 Apr 2022)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...brought in by President Saied on 25 July 2021, and we will continue to do so. We are monitoring legal cases being brought against politicians from the parliament and previous governments, including allegations of irregularities in the 2019 elections, and are concerned that these could be used to prevent opposition politicians from contesting future elections.

Scottish Parliament: South Lanarkshire College (Governance) (21 Apr 2022)

Graham Simpson: ...that governance at South Lanarkshire College” In East Kilbride “was satisfactory over the last year.” There have been serious issues at the college. Whistleblowers have made a number of allegations, with reported claims of fraud, theft and general malfeasance. The principal, Aileen McKechnie, ordered an audit report that the college is refusing to publish. She and the interim clerk...

Drug Crime: British Nationals Detained Overseas (20 Apr 2022)

Amanda Milling: ...laws. We can and do intervene where British nationals are not treated in line with internationally accepted standards and where there are unreasonable delays in procedures. We take all allegations of torture or mistreatment very seriously.

Nationality and Borders Bill (20 Apr 2022)

Tom Pursglove: ...of citizenship power, a further amendment was tabled by Baroness D’Souza that removed the provisions protecting the validity of deprivation orders made before the Bill’s commencement and alleging that they offered individuals no right of redress. That is simply not the case. These provisions explicitly ensured that anyone affected by the retrospective provision would still have a right...

Human Rights: Colombia — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (20 Apr 2022)

Patrick Grady: ...and debates like this. There is a good relationship between the campaign groups, individual Members and the embassy in the country. However, dialogue is not enough. One of the opportunities, allegedly, of Brexit was our “soft power” superpower—our ability to do things differently and show global leadership. How will that be lived up to in the implementation of the new trade accords...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Democratic Republic of Congo: Armed Conflict (20 Apr 2022)

Lyn Brown: ...b) Uganda, (c) Rwanda, (d) other states neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo and (e) UN MONUSCO in relation to (i) recent violence within the Democratic Republic of the Congo and (ii) allegations of destabilising support for rebel groups within the Democratic Republic of the Congo by neighbouring states.

Easter Recess: Government Update (19 Apr 2022)

Margaret Hodge: can he do that? Let me take one example. Can he explain to me, the House and the country how he can credibly justify calling for the resignation of the boss of P&O Ferries when he faced allegations that he broke the law, while refusing to resign when he himself is guilty of actually the breaking the law that he set?

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