Results 1–20 of 53 for warsi speaker:Alistair Burt

Did you mean wars speaker:Alistair Burt?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Palestinians (4 Sep 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...since 1 January 2005 in incidents directly related to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict in the West Bank and Gaza strip.' My noble Friend, the Senior Minister of State, the right hon. Baroness Warsi wrote to Baroness Tonge on 16 August, a copy of which was deposited in the House Library, informing her of the clerical error.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (27 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...engage with Central Asian states on transition in Afghanistan to help secure long-term stability and security for the region. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi discussed Afghanistan during her recent visits to Kazakhstan in April 2013, and to Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in June 2013. She also represented the Secretary of State for...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (25 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...political figures. Our High Commissioner in Dhaka raised these issues directly with the Bangladesh Government on 25 April. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, raised the issue of disappearances with the Bangladesh Prime Minister during her visit to Bangladesh in February. The British Government takes human rights very seriously and follows progress...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (13 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...promotion of women's rights with the Afghan Government and wider Afghan authorities. During her visit to Afghanistan in March, the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, discussed women's vital contribution to building peace, security and prosperity in Afghanistan with the Afghan Government and wider Afghan authorities, leading female parliamentarians and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (10 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...and we regularly raise this issue with the Government of Afghanistan. For example, during her visit to Afghanistan in March the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi discussed women's rights with the Afghan Foreign Minister Rassoul, leading female parliamentarians and other Government and civil society representatives. Implementation of the Afghan...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (10 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...with the Government of Afghanistan and wider Afghan Authorities and will continue to do so. For example, during her visit to Helmand and Kabul in March the Senior Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi discussed the vital role of women in Afghanistan with Foreign Minister Rassoul, leading female parliamentarians and other Government and civil society representatives. We will continue to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (10 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: We are concerned following the recent violence and deaths in Bangladesh. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, issued a statement on 13 March which called on the Government of Bangladesh to investigate reports of deaths and use of excessive force by the police. We continue to call on the Bangladesh Government to ensure that investigations into all...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (10 Jun 2013)

Alistair Burt: The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, raised our support for the rule of law and our strong opposition to the death penalty with the Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dr Dipu Moni, on 25 April. She also issued a statement on 13 March calling for respect for rule of law in Bangladesh. Our high commission in Dhaka also regularly raises both these issues, both...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (20 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...violence, and support those seeking justice. Human rights, particularly women's rights, were a key priority for the visit of the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi to Afghanistan on 4- 6 March. She raised women's rights with Afghan parliamentarians, civil society organisations and the Afghan Foreign Minister, Dr. Zalmai Rassoul, who was very clear that...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (20 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...Afghan-led peace process are inclusive and reflect the needs and aspirations of all Afghan citizens, including women and girls. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi discussed women’s vital contribution to building peace, security and prosperity in Afghanistan with the Afghan Government and wider Afghan authorities, leading female parliamentarians...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan (20 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...vital that Pakistan guarantees the rights of all its citizens, regardless of their faith, gender or ethnicity. On 22 January, the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi hosted a global ministerial conference on Freedom of Religion and Belief in London and she was able to discuss these issues in detail with the human rights adviser to the then Pakistani...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (16 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...of Interior and United Nations Development Programme was signed to this effect. (c) During her visit to Afghanistan 4- 6 March, the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi discussed women's vital contribution to building peace, security and prosperity in Afghanistan with the Afghan Government and wider Afghan authorities, leading female parliamentarians and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (16 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...on 6 May, urging all parties to restrain from violence or excessive use of force, and to substitute dialogue for confrontation. The Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi raised concerns about recent violence with the Bangladesh Foreign Minister most recently in a meeting on 25 April. On 13 March, she issued a statement expressing the UK's concerns and urged...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iraq (13 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: I refer the hon. Member to the response the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, gave in the other place on 18 March 2013, Official Report, House of Lords, column WA116.

Burma (Human Rights) (8 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: My right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi takes these matters extremely seriously, and she has, indeed, pressed Bangladesh on this issue. She has taken this issue directly to the Bangladeshis. It is not a matter on which the United Kingdom can give a guarantee, of course, but I assure the hon. Lady that the UK takes very seriously the issues of access and recognition for refugees that are...

Burma (Human Rights) (8 May 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...senior levels, and we will continue to do so. Some 140,000 internally displaced people, mostly Rohingya, are living in overcrowded camps vulnerable to flooding. When my right hon. Friend Baroness Warsi met the Minister responsible for Rakhine state on 15 April, he pledged to ensure that all those at risk would be moved to safe areas. Lobbying alongside the UN, the United States, Australia...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (25 Apr 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...any instances of violence and discrimination against individuals or groups. We continue to raise our concerns over attacks on minorities. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend, Baroness Warsi, raised these issues directly with the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, during her visit to Bangladesh in February. Our high commissioner in Dhaka also called for the Bangladesh...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (17 Apr 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...participate peacefully in the country's political future. Human rights, particularly women's rights, were a key priority for the Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, during her visit to Afghanistan on 4- 6 March. The Minister discussed women's vital contribution to building peace, security and prosperity in Afghanistan with Foreign Minister Rassoul,...

Justice for Tamils (20 Mar 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...Friend observed, the debate comes at an important moment. Later this week, the UN Human Rights Council will consider a motion on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka. As my noble Friend Baroness Warsi made clear in her statement to the high-level segment of the Human Rights Council, the United Kingdom supports the motion. Let me reply to my hon. Friend’s query by saying that all...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (20 Mar 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...Government also 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 concerns about the International Crimes Tribunal and our absolute opposition to the death penalty in meetings with both the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina and Bangladesh...


1 2 3 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.