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Former MP for East Ham North (6 Dec 1923 – 7 Oct 1931)


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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Imports (29 Sep 2022)

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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Iran (6 Sep 2022)

Michael Fabricant: The hostility with Iran has caused even greater friendship between the adjoining Arab countries and the state of Israel, so is not now the time to follow the US and some other countries by moving the British embassy from Tel Aviv to the capital of Israel, where its Parliament is, Jerusalem?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Saudi Arabia (5 Sep 2022)

Amanda Milling: The UK is committed to working with Arab and Israeli partners to help deliver shared prosperity and regional security. The Foreign Secretary made clear her commitment to the Abraham Accords at both the UK-Israel Strategic Dialogue on 29 November 2021, and subsequently at the Gulf Cooperation Council-United Kingdom Foreign Ministers' Meeting on 20 December 2021. The UK is working with regional...

Food Insecurity in Developing Countries due to Blockade of Ukrainian Ports - Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2022)

the Earl of Sandwich: ...led to at least 2.5 million more people being displaced within their country, some 1.5 million of them returning to their homes. The UNHCR says that the DRC, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic and Yemen all saw increases of between 100,000 and 500,000 people internally displaced. My noble friend mentioned a global total of 100 million, which is almost incredible. Finally...

Nigeria: Security Situation (19 Jul 2022)

Matthew Offord: ...have demonstrated a level of tactical and strategic attitude, with ISWAP combatants better armed and trained than their predecessors. There are unconfirmed reports that many are heard to speak Arabic instead of Hausa, which indicates the growing participation and influence of extremists from the Sahel and beyond. The decision to reduce attacks on civilian targets has resulted in a rise in...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Iran: Nuclear Weapons (18 Jul 2022)

Robert Jenrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to help ensure the security of (a) Israel, (b) the United Arab Emirates, (c) Saudi Arabia and (d) Bahrain if Iran achieves nuclear weapons capability.

Shark Fins Bill (15 Jul 2022)

Ruth Jones: ...an extensive list of companies have banned shark fin soup, including 111 hotels, four supermarket chains and nine restaurants. India has established a ban on imports and exports, and the United Arab Emirates has become the first nation to ban all shark products. International companies such as Amazon, Fairmont Hotels and Carrefour are banning the sale of shark fin soup, and the transport...

Australia Free Trade Agreement - Motion to Take Note (11 Jul 2022)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...with India and Canada. Negotiations have also been launched with Mexico and with the Gulf Cooperation Council, a customs bloc of six countries made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Negotiations will soon be under way with Israel too and the department has a packed programme of FTA negotiations coming down the track. What we have achieved...

Strategy for International Development (6 Jul 2022)

Layla Moran: ...the breadbasket of the world. That crisis will lead to people dying and to further instability. I also lived in Egypt for a while; we moved there right after the revolution. The reason that the Arab spring happened was the price of tomatoes and bread. That kind of poverty and economic instability lead to political instability. To the points that have been made on both sides of the House I...

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill (27 Jun 2022)

Peter Kyle: ...Ireland Executive collapsed in February, the Prime Minister did not visit Stormont to fulfil the vital role of honest broker to help the parties to find a way forward. He did make it to Saudi Arabia, India and the United Arab Emirates. Five months later, and only when the challenges in Stormont became unignorable, he found time for a fleeting visit. The biggest challenge facing Northern...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Clothing (24 Jun 2022)

Vicky Ford: ..." programme works to reduce vulnerability to trafficking and forced labour of women and girls who want to work in the care, textiles, clothing, leather and footwear sectors in South Asia and the Arab States. This programme has reached over 380,000 women and girls since 2018. The UK's Presidency of the G7 in 2021 and the resulting commitments from G7 members to tackle forced labour in...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Saudi Arabia (23 Jun 2022)

Amanda Milling: The UK is committed to working with Arab and Israeli partners to help deliver shared prosperity and regional security. The Foreign Secretary made clear her commitment to the Abraham Accords at both the UK-Israel Strategic Dialogue on 29 November, and subsequently at the Gulf Cooperation Council-United Kingdom Foreign Ministers' Meeting on 20 December 2021. The UK is working with regional...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Trade: Gulf Cooperation Council Trade Negotiations Update (22 Jun 2022)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: Today I am formally launching free trade negotiations between the UK and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where I am meeting the GCC Secretary General, His Excellency Dr Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf, and Ministers from the six GCC Member States. In line with our commitments to scrutiny and transparency, the Department for International Trade has published, and placed...

International Trade: UK Food Exports: Promotion (16 Jun 2022)

Mike Freer: ...stands at trade shows in the middle east, such as Gulfood. We promote cheese through China’s social media. We operate “meet the buyer” events. For example, I was out in Kuwait and United Arab Emirates, and saw for myself how our Department’s people on the ground try to ensure that major supermarket chains have access to British cheese. We have over 100 specialists in food, beverage...

International Trade: Topical Questions (16 Jun 2022)

Ranil Jayawardena: I am delighted that my hon. Friend has raised the great opportunity there is with the Gulf Co-operation Council. The bloc is made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and is a major trading partner of Britain, with something like £23 billion-worth of trade. We closed our public consultation some time ago and are raring to go on negotiations on an FTA...

Cost of Living - Motion to Take Note (9 Jun 2022)

Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach: ...said that: “All over the country, people blamed other people for all the things that were going wrong – the trades unions, the present government, the miners, the car workers, the seamen, the Arabs, the Irish … idle good-for-nothing offspring, comprehensive education.” That was a novel by Margaret Drabble, not the words of Margaret Thatcher. Our social capital is already being...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: United Arab Emirates: Politics and Government (7 Jun 2022)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Prime Minister has held talks with the new president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bid Zayed Al-Nahyan; and if so, what issues were discussed.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports: Agricultural Products (26 May 2022)

Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: ...the world who are helping British businesses in the agriculture, food, and drink sector to trade with the world. HM Government additionally has a dedicated agricultural attaché in the United Arab Emirates, which is a member of the Gulf Co-operation Council, with whom we aim to begin negotiations for a free trade agreement soon. We aim to have a total of ten agricultural attachés in...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agricultural Products: Exports (25 May 2022)

Lord Benyon: ...GREAT Food and Drink campaign supports food and drink exports via marketing and promotional activity targeted to consumers and trade audiences in four key priority markets: China, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. It promotes the breadth, quality and innovation of the UK’s food and drink production and champions our unique culinary offer to help shift perceptions and...

NATO and International Security (19 May 2022)

James Heappey: ...distract us in Europe right now, but there is a world beyond that is increasingly unstable and insecure. It is struggling with high food and fuel prices, which brings instability, as we saw in the Arab spring. The UK needs to keep an eye on that beyond Europe and remain engaged with it, because Iran, China, Russia and violent extremist organisations are all looking to use the west being...


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