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Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Iraq and Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict (16 Jun 2014)

William Hague: ..., but these events show that we cannot do too much and that we might need to do a lot more over the coming months and years. We give it a high priority and my right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi has done a great deal of work on it as part of her work on freedom of religion, which is also about bringing different religious leaders together. Our embassies across the middle east do a...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Christianity (9 Apr 2014)

William Hague: ...community a valuable starting point on which to base discussions on how best to implement these resolutions in practice. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, is leading an international initiative to build up greater political support for practical measures to combat religious intolerance and promote the social and economic benefits of religious...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Sri Harmandir Sahib (4 Feb 2014)

William Hague: ...right hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire), holds meetings. We are all happy to carry on that process in the Foreign Office, as are those in other Departments. My noble Friend Baroness Warsi, who is the Minister for faith and communities, will be involved in such meetings. That process of discussion, which may help to bring closure, will certainly go on.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Sri Harmandir Sahib (4 Feb 2014)

William Hague: .... The Minister responsible for relations with India, the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, my right hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire), and my noble Friend Baroness Warsi, the Minister for faiths and communities, will discuss them with Sikh organisations when they meet them later today. This reflects the strong, positive relationship the Government...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (Monthly Progress Report) (16 Jul 2013)

William Hague: ...the 29th progress report on developments in Afghanistan since November 2010. The Prime Minister visited Afghanistan on 29 June accompanied by Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Baroness Warsi. In Helmand, they celebrated Armed Forces day with troops, witnessing the progress and changing role of British Forces as they move from a combat role to one based primarily on training,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan Progress Report (March 2013) (24 Apr 2013)

William Hague: ...and the Department for International Development, is today publishing the 24th progress report on developments in Afghanistan since November 2010. Foreign Office Senior Minister of State Baroness Warsi made her second visit to Afghanistan on 4- 6 March. Key themes of the visit were emphasising the UK’s enduring commitment to Afghanistan and protecting the gains in human rights,...

Business of the House: Afghanistan (21 Mar 2013)

William Hague: ...The Foreign Office, along with other Departments, continually lobbies the Afghan Government on human rights issues. Women’s rights were an important theme of the visit of my noble Friend Baroness Warsi to Afghanistan earlier this month, and the Secretary of State for International Development met President Karzai in her visit in December to discuss the challenges faced by Afghan women....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (19 Mar 2013)

William Hague: ...Crimes Tribunal's latest verdict in the case of Delwar Hossain Sayedee. We understand that there have been multiple deaths and thousands of people injured. My right hon. Friend, the noble Baroness Warsi, issued a statement on 13 March expressing the UK's concerns over violence in Bangladesh and urged all sides to exercise restraint. Opposition parties, Jamaat-e-Islami and the Bangladesh...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (18 Mar 2013)

William Hague: ...British Government continue to make clear our strong opposition to the application of the death penalty in all circumstances. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend, the right hon. Baroness Warsi, raised our absolute opposition to the death penalty in meetings with both the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina and Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dipu Moni, during her visit to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (18 Mar 2013)

William Hague: ...the violent protests in Bangladesh. We have called for restraint both publicly and privately with the Bangladesh Government. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend, the right hon. Baroness Warsi, issued a statement on 13 March expressing the UK's concerns over violence in Bangladesh and urged all sides to exercise restraint. Our high commissioner in Dhaka, Robert Gibson, released a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (Monthly Progress Report) (22 Jan 2013)

William Hague: ...the importance of the role of women in securing a prosperous and stable future for Afghanistan. On 11 December, the Secretary of State for International Development and FCO Minister, Baroness Warsi discussed with UK parliamentarians how best to help improve the position of women and girls in Afghanistan. At this meeting they reiterated the UK Government’s long-term support to support...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (Monthly Report) (12 Dec 2012)

William Hague: ...Forces (ANSF) up to and beyond 2014. The UK and Afghanistan held the first meeting of the Afghanistan-UK Joint Commission chaired by Afghanistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin and Baroness Warsi to review implementation of the “Enduring Strategic Partnership” document signed by President Karzai and the Prime Minister in January. On 25 October the International Development...

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Middle East (20 Nov 2012)

William Hague: Since one of our Ministers of State, Baroness Warsi, has a DCLG hat as well, we are in constant—hourly—discussion about such matters. They are important, of course, but it is also important to pursue the right foreign policy for the United Kingdom bearing in mind the whole interests of the UK, and that is how I regard these subjects as Foreign Secretary.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Ministerial Duties (15 Oct 2012)

William Hague: Baroness Warsi's responsibilities in both the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Communities and Local Government will be set out in the Cabinet Office publication, List of Ministerial Responsibilities, which will be published in due course.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan: Foreign Relations (8 Feb 2012)

William Hague: ...and officials have regular contact with all major political leaders in Pakistan, including the president. For instance, during her visit to Pakistan in January 2012, the right hon. Baroness Warsi held official discussions with President Zardari, Prime Minister Gilani and Foreign Minister Rabbani Khar from the Pakistan People's Party (PPP).

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan: Foreign Relations (8 Feb 2012)

William Hague: ...Pakistan. However, HMG Ministers and officials have regular contact with all major political leaders in Pakistan. For instance, during her visit to Pakistan in January 2012 the right hon. Baroness Warsi and Lord Green held discussions with senior opposition leaders from the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N), the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and the Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (17 Jan 2012)

William Hague: ...been making a continuous assessment of political events and tensions in Pakistan over recent weeks and days, and we are in close touch with a variety of Pakistani leaders. My noble Friend Baroness Warsi was in Pakistan for several days last week and met many of the leading figures there. We are friends of a democratic Pakistan—across the House we are friends of a democratic...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan: Religious Freedom (22 Mar 2011)

William Hague: ...around issues of religious freedom has become difficult. The Minister for South Asia (Alistair Burt), raised issues of religious freedom with the Pakistan high commissioner in London, and Baroness Warsi discussed these issues with a number of senior Pakistani leaders during her visit in February. The British high commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson, has also raised this issue with the...


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