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Miss Arabella Lawrence

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


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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Mohammed al-Roken (23 Jan 2023)

Drew Hendry: ...Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 26 May 2021 to Question 3011 on Mohammed Al-Roken, what recent discussions he has had with the United Arab Emirates on Mohammed Al-Roken's release.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution (23 Jan 2023)

David Rutley: ...services or record of a purchase from the Travel In group on 21 December 2021. There is an entry for the Travel In group on 1 December 2021. This was for the transportation of a delegation of Arab-Israeli entrepreneurs to the London Roadshow, a 5 day event designed to promote the UK as a market of choice for Arab-Israeli led tech start-ups. This option was chosen to ensure the safe...

Shark Fins Bill (20 Jan 2023)

Christina Rees: ...traded on the global market. That is between 1 million to 2 million tonnes, which is unbelievable. The import and export of detached fins has already been banned in Canada, India and the United Arab Emirates. It is time that we followed suit. As a nation that cares deeply about the sustainability of our oceans, we must not be left behind on this issue. On Third Reading today, I hope that...

Addendum: Lord Soley’s Valedictory Speech (19 Jan 2023)

Lord Soley: ...put me right on foreign policy when she thinks I have got it wrong. She has travelled widely in both the Middle East and South America, which is pretty impressive. She is also now proficient in Arabic, so the Minister might find someone who speaks good Arabic in the Foreign Office soon. My son, Ben, gave me the best political advice I have ever had on something about which I know...

Addendum: Lord Soley’s Valedictory Speech (19 Jan 2023)

Lord Soley: ...put me right on foreign policy when she thinks I have got it wrong. She has travelled widely in both the Middle East and South America, which is pretty impressive. She is also now proficient in Arabic, so the Minister might find someone who speaks good Arabic in the Foreign Office soon. My son, Ben, gave me the best political advice I have ever had on something about which I know...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus and Influenza: Vaccination (18 Jan 2023)

Maria Caulfield: ...about the vaccination process. Our communications include information and advice shared via television, radio and social media. This has been translated into 28 languages including Albanian, Arabic, Brazilian, Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Tagalog and Urdu. A new country-wide marketing campaign urging millions of eligible people to get their flu and COVID-19 booster vaccines to top up their...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Arab States: BBC World Service (10 Jan 2023)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the strategic importance of the BBC World Service during the Arab Spring protests.

National Security Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 38 (21 Dec 2022)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: ...diligence of any transactions because a company operates, through any business activities, within them. I remind the Committee that that list includes the Cayman Islands, Gibraltar and the United Arab Emirates. I had a cursory look at the register of interests for this House; a number of Members have very considerable financial interests in the Cayman Islands and the UAE. For any...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: United Arab Emirates: Armed Forces (20 Dec 2022)

Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many military personnel the United Arab Emirates have stationed in the UK.

BBC: Future Funding (Communications and Digital Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (16 Dec 2022)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...and Development Office will continue to provide the BBC World Service with over £94 million annually for the next three years, supporting services in 12 languages and improving key services in Arabic, Russian and English. That is in addition to nearly £470 million that the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has already provided, through the World2020 programme, since 2016. In...

Public Order Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 117 (13 Dec 2022)

Baroness Boycott: ...MPs, Members of the House of Lords or, indeed, newspapers such as mine. I have also sent reporters to countries where repressive regimes lock up journalists who are covering protests—think of the Arab spring, Myanmar and Hong Kong. As my friend and mentor, the late war reporter Martha Gellhorn, said, journalism is about bearing witness. We go to bring back the news, whether it is...

Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 16 (12 Dec 2022)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...finding solutions for Africa, and he spoke about leaving it to business. He said that only big companies could now develop new varieties of crops such as wheat. Jabal, which means mountain in Arabic, is a new durum wheat which is extremely tolerant to drought and heat. It was developed for climate resilience through the Crop Trust’s Wild Relatives project. It was developed between 2017...

Backbench Business: International Human Rights Day — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (8 Dec 2022)

Chris Bryant: ...retain it. I am conscious that there are many countries in the world where people can be executed solely for their sexuality, including Afghanistan, Brunei, Iran, Mauritania, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Many of those countries would say that they do not use the death penalty as there have been no executions. None the less, people are sentenced...

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill - Report: Amendment 4 (7 Dec 2022)

Lord Patten of Barnes: ...things, it included the decolonisation of not just music—I entirely endorse what the noble Baroness has just said—but the maths curriculum. Clearly, the people who wrote it had never heard of Arabs, Indians or the Mayan civilisation, which was doing advanced mathematics before Christopher Columbus arrived. All that any university has to do is what Oxford has done—withdraw its...

National Security Bill - Second Reading (6 Dec 2022)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ..., or companies with a substantial and sometimes controversial presence in the UK, such as DP World—and does not touch on the role of immensely wealthy private persons, whether Russian, American, Arab or Asian, attempting to influence events in the UK by penetrating British society and through money. Right-wing authoritarians such as Viktor Orbán in Hungary have made much of what they...

BBC World Service - Motion to Take Note (1 Dec 2022)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...that there is no such link. This has allowed for expansion, including 12 new languages, mainly across Africa and Asia, and enhancements to existing language services including English, Russian, Arabic and Thai. The funding has helped with digital transformation and supported countering disinformation. In response to comments made by the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of St Albans and...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Middle East: Electricity Generation (1 Dec 2022)

Matthew Offord: ...for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the Blue and Green Prosperity Memorandum of Understanding signed between Israel, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.

Gulf States: Human Rights Abuses - Motion to Take Note (24 Nov 2022)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...facing migrant workers in Qatar have been highlighted in recent weeks, but we need to consider the situation elsewhere in the Gulf, as we are doing in this debate. The ILO Regional Office for Arab States is tasked with promoting decent work throughout the region. It has warned, for example, that in Kuwait female migrant domestic workers are particularly vulnerable to exploitation....

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 64 - Disclosure of information in the public interest likely to be relevant to the investigation of economic crime (24 Nov 2022)

...Technologies was the centre of a sprawling corporate operation, with private interests held by well-connected members of the Kazakh elite and businesses connected to the ruling family of the United Arab Emirates, and assets held through dozens of businesses scattered throughout Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, the UAE, the UK and now the United States. All the tactics I mentioned are now being...

Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders - Question (23 Nov 2022)

Lord Cashman: ...action are the Government taking to work with LGBT human rights defenders in countries where LGBT people are criminalised and where the death penalty exists for LGBT people, such as the United Arab Emirates, Iran, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Qatar?


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