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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Terrorism (18 Oct 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the possible threat to the UK of (1) the six Nigerians listed by the government of the United Arab Emirates as “global financiers of terrorism” on 13 September, and (2) the organisations in Nigeria which the government of the United Arab Emirates named as having received funds and armaments from jihadist supporters.

Business of the House (23 Sep 2021)

Margaret Ferrier: I am very concerned about a British citizen, Michael Brian Smith, who continues to be detained in the United Arab Emirates despite having received a pardon and having subsequently completed his original sentence, particularly as his health is deteriorating as a result of AIDS and kidney cancer. May I ask that the UK Government do all they can, including making further urgent representations...

International Travel (20 Sep 2021)

Grant Shapps: .... We will happily work with anyone who applies and can meet those standards, and will onboard them. I can tell the House that we are in the final stages of doing this with our friends in the United Arab Emirates. Recovery is the best way to support the aviation sector, and as one of the world’s most vaccinated countries, we can now use our advantage to liberalise travel further while...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Imports (15 Sep 2021)

Victoria Prentis: ...provide data for imports entering Great Britain. Dogs commercially imported into GB - Country of Origin. Argentina Egypt Lithuania Russian Federation Australia Estonia Macao Saudi Arabia Austria Ethiopia Malaysia Serbia Bahamas Finland Malta Singapore Bahrain France Mexico Slovakia Barbados Germany Namibia Slovenia Belarus Greece Nepal South Africa ...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Arab States: Israel (13 Sep 2021)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to promote further diplomatic normalisation between Israel and Arab nations.

Definition of Islamophobia — [Mrs Sheryll Murray in the Chair] (9 Sep 2021)

Eddie Hughes: ...concerns have been raised by the Federation of Student Islamic Societies, the former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and the director of the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding. A poll by the organisation Muslim Census found that only 21% of Muslims polled agreed with the APPG definition, primarily due to the confusion it creates between race and...

Afghanistan: FCDO Responses to Members (9 Sep 2021)

James Cleverly: We have worked extensively with countries in the region. I pay particular thanks to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, which have worked very hard on some specific cases that I have raised with them. I am very grateful for the point that my hon. Friend has made. We do very much prioritise women, who, as we have always known but are now reminded, are in particular danger under the new regime...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Arab States: Israel (9 Sep 2021)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the likelihood of further diplomatic normalisation between Israel and Arab nations.

Afghanistan: Women and Girls - Question (7 Sep 2021)

the Earl of Sandwich: My Lords, a number of Arab countries already encourage the participation of women in the economy as a whole, and in business. Is the FCDO doing enough in preparing for its future relations with the Taliban to work closely with those countries?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Immigration Controls: Coronavirus (6 Sep 2021)

Hilary Benn: ...for Transport, if he will set out the criteria used in respect of the covid-19 travel rules in deciding that (a) Pakistan should remain on the red list and (b) India, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates should move from the red to the amber list, announced on 5 August 2021.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Summary of Updates to International Travel (6 Sep 2021)

Grant Shapps: travel and take a further test on or before day 2 of their arrival in the UK. The following countries have been added to the amber list at 04:00 BST on Sunday 8 August:BahrainIndiaQatarUnited Arab Emirates The following countries and territories have been added to the red list, reflecting the increased case rates in these countries as well as presenting a high public health risk to the...

Afghanistan - Motion to Take Note (18 Aug 2021)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...Secretary, the Prime Minister and the Defence Secretary have spoken to the UN Secretary-General, the NATO Secretary-General, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Pakistan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and USAID. We also recognise the important role of regional partners, including those highlighted by the noble Lord, Lord Bilimoria, and my noble friend Lady Verma. I have already...

Afghanistan (18 Aug 2021)

Rehman Chishti: ...on the Friends of Syria group in convening the international community to bring forward a humanitarian package. Will the United Kingdom do the same for Afghanistan, with countries like the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Kuwait, which are also part of the NATO action in Afghanistan?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Egypt: Children (29 Jul 2021)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: all circumstances, as a matter of principle. This is especially the case for juveniles. This is in line with the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Arab Charter on Human Rights. We continue to raise human rights concerns, including the death penalty, with the Egyptian authorities, both privately and in forums such as the UN Human Rights...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Palestinians (28 Jul 2021)

James Cleverly: ...cross-border elements. Our Embassy in Tel Aviv and Consulate-General in Jerusalem work closely with all sectors of society, including ultra-Orthodox communities, the National Religious, Israeli Arabs and Palestinian communities affected by the conflict, to encourage support for and progress towards peace.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment (22 Jul 2021)


Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Middle East: Peace Negotiations (22 Jul 2021)

James Cleverly: The UK warmly welcomed the normalisation agreements between Israel, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Sudan. These are historic steps which see the normalisation of relations between friends of the UK. We also welcome the suspension of plans for Israeli annexation of the West Bank - a move the UK has opposed - as it would have been counterproductive to securing peace in the region....

Trade and Agriculture Commission: Role in International Trade Deals — [Hannah Bardell in the Chair] (21 Jul 2021)

Neil Parish: ...I am very keen to see is an expansion in the number of agriculture counsellors that we have abroad. The UK has an agriculture and food council in just two of our embassies, in China and the United Arab Emirates. These were funded largely by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. The US spends over $200 million on its foreign agriculture services to help its exporters to break...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Covid-19 Vaccines: Global Distribution (20 Jul 2021)

Preet Kaur Gill: ...the UK the third lowest donor in the G7, and in the middle of a pandemic, this Foreign Secretary has presided over the largest drop in humanitarian aid of any major donor country, apart from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It is clear that the Foreign Secretary’s claim that the UK’s reputation has not been diminished under his watch is unfounded in reality. What does he say...

International Travel Rules (19 Jul 2021)

Jacob Young: ...who choose to fly to amber list countries can do so from Teesside International airport once again, but may I ask the Minister to reconsider the position of Dubai on the red list? The United Arab Emirates has vaccinated approximately 82% of its population and is home to hundreds of thousands of British expats who just want to come home.

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