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Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering extending the mandate of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to cover tending the graves of Victoria Cross holders.
Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are aware of any evidence that the Justice and Equality Movement in Sudan has been guilty of war crimes or the mistreatment of prisoners.
Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty's Government what preparations are being made to commemorate in 2014 the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.
Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there has been any progress on the issuance of the Arctic Star for those merchant seamen who saw service in the Arctic in the Second World War.
Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty's Government why an Australian soldier who had recently been recommended for a Military Cross after his actions in the Vietnam War cannot now receive the Military Cross but instead would be awarded the current Australian equivalent.
Lord Ashcroft: ...slur during my speech, I can assure your Lordships it is not the benefit of a fine lunch. No one can deny that the geo-political environment has been dramatically changed by the ending of the Cold War and the changes that have flowed from it. Over the next few decades, developed states will need to contend with asymmetric threats, in which states and non-state actors avoid direct...
Lord Ashcroft: ..." is probably not the right word; Cuba was not given independence but was simply transferred from one foreign power to another. The revolution of 1959 was not a communist revolution; it was a war for independence and was backed by Cubans of both socialist and liberal traditions. It was only later, when America refused to recognise the new Cuban regime, that Fidel Castro declared himself to...