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

Gregory Campbell: ...of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will hold discussions with his US counterpart on helping to further improve relations in the Middle East between Israel and other Arab nations.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: World Expo: United Arab Emirates (12 Jul 2021)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the (a) total cost is of and (b) forecast financial benefits are from the UK’s participation in the Dubai Expo from October 2021 to April 2022.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates: Children (8 Jul 2021)

Baroness Stern: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations, if any, they plan to make to the UN Secretary-General about the absence of the Saudi Arabian and Emirati-led Coalition from the annual report by the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, published on 21 June, on...

Palestine - Question (7 Jul 2021)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...a process which leads to an independent and viable Palestinian state. I also endorse the right reverend Prelate’s point about the different communities within the Holy Land; of course, the Arab Christian community is an important voice in the peace process.

Women and Equalities: Covid-19 Vaccine: Ethnic Minority Communities (7 Jul 2021)

Felicity Buchan: On Friday, I was delighted to visit the Al-Manaar mosque in North Kensington, which has administered more than 750 vaccines in pop-up clinics and done vaccine information sessions in English, Arabic and Somali. Does my hon. Friend agree that that is an excellent model for encouraging vaccination in our diverse communities?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Human Rights and Torture (6 Jul 2021)

Baroness Sheehan: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel What happened in the 'torture room' at Israel's police station in Nazareth?, published on 7 June.

Palestinian School Textbooks: EU Review — [Dame Angela Eagle in the Chair] (30 Jun 2021)

Wayne David: ...only to a potential escalation. The report also found that references to violence were treated differently, depending on who or what was being described. In the report’s words, textbooks in the Arabic language “contain emotionally leading depictions of Israeli violence that tend to dehumanise the Israeli adversary”. Not only is this approach dominant when it comes to covering...

Black History and Cultural Diversity in the Curriculum — [James Gray in the Chair] (28 Jun 2021)

Chris Evans: ...amazes me that we are so narrow in our curriculum. When I did GCSE history many years ago, we studied Adolf Hitler’s Germany, crime and punishment, which was mainly about Jack the Ripper, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. That was it. I then did my A-levels, when we did the Tudors and the civil war—Oliver Cromwell, Charles I and all that. Our curriculum is just far too narrow. It is easy...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates: Children (28 Jun 2021)

Margaret Ferrier: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make representations to the UN Secretary-General on the omission of the Saudi and Emirati-led Coalition in the UN Secretary-General's annual list of perpetrators of grave violations against children.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Arab States: Uighurs (24 Jun 2021)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of the detention of Uighurs in (1) Egypt, (2) the UAE, and (3) Saudi Arabia; and their forced deportation to China at the request of the government of China since 2017.

Covid-Secure Borders (15 Jun 2021)

Alex Davies-Jones: ...the horror stories and the all-too-frequent cases where the quarantine system has failed our citizens. I have heard in depth from one of my constituents, who has recently returned from the United Arab Emirates. He outlined the many steps that he has taken to keep himself and others safe, which include following local guidelines, having two vaccinations as well as a vaccination booster,...

Israel and Palestine — [Peter Dowd in the Chair] (14 Jun 2021)

James Cleverly: .... We welcome and echo calls for equality of safety, security, freedom, peace and dignity, both for Palestinians and for Israelis. I have spoken regularly with a number of ambassadors from the Arab states to reiterate the need for progress towards our shared goals—to reiterate the need for a peaceful two-state solution. We also play a leading role in this on the United Nations Security...

National Insurance Contributions Bill (14 Jun 2021)

Fay Jones: ...South and East Cleveland (Mr Clarke) highlighted in a Westminster Hall debate just how positive a freeport in the UK could be. He cited the example of the Jebel Ali Free Zone in the United Arab Emirates and explained how it has transformed Dubai. It now hosts 7,000 global companies, employs 145,000 people and accounts for around 40% of the UAE’s total direct foreign investment. That is a...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Middle East: Peace and Security (10 Jun 2021)

Stephen Crabb: ...Affairs, what recent discussions he has had on the potential effect of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on regional peace and security with his counterparts in (a) Israel, (b) United Arab Emirates and (c) Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Albert Douglas (9 Jun 2021)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of the United Arab Emirates regarding the imprisonment of Albert Douglas.

Scottish Parliament: Parliamentary Bureau Motions (9 Jun 2021)

George Adam: ...Kenya, Pakistan and the Philippines to the list of acute-risk countries and territories in schedule A2; and to revoke the prohibition on the arrival of aircraft travelling directly from the United Arab Emirates within the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel, Prohibition on Travel from the United Arab Emirates) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021. The regulations came...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Palestinians (8 Jun 2021)

James Cleverly: The British Embassy in Tel Aviv maintains relations with a wide range of contacts, including Arab citizens of Israel, as part of the normal business of the embassy.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Latifa bint Mohammed Al-Maktoum (2 Jun 2021)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what approaches they have made to the government of the United Arab Emirates about the situation of Princess Latifa Al Maktoum.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Overseas Trade: Oman (1 Jun 2021)

Imran Ahmad Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of securing a bilateral trade agreement with the United Arab Emirates.

World Press Freedom Day — [Ms Nusrat Ghani in the Chair] (27 May 2021)

Kenny MacAskill: ..., when there is a clear understanding of the issues, than in wider elections, where turnout can be significantly lower. As other Members have said, there are obviously ongoing issues—in Saudi Arabia and Belarus, and indeed closer to home, with Julian Assange. I sympathise and agree with the points made by others across the political divide that these people require protection. I listened...


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