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Anti-Semitism - Motion to Take Note (20 Jun 2019)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...on my first ministerial job in the Department for Communities and Local Government. I of course refer to my noble friend Lord Pickles—should I call him my noble chum?—and my noble friend Lady Warsi. They encouraged me to go to Auschwitz-Birkenau as one of my first trips as Communities Minister. I travelled with a group of students. I am proud of the commitments that Governments have...

Yemen - Statement (19 Dec 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...aware, we announced an additional £170 million for the current financial year in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, As I was preparing for this Statement I saw that my noble friend Lady Warsi had written an article that, I believe, appeared in the Independent today, reminding us all that this is just the current support we can offer. In view of the famine, and cholera spreading...

Freedom of Religion or Belief - Question (19 Jul 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: his work during the coalition Government in this respect. He is of course right. I join in his acknowledgement of the role that both my predecessors, my noble friends Lady Anelay and Lady Warsi, played in strengthening this role. We should be proud of the fact that we in the UK have incredible diversity of communities, of faith and of those with no faith. That is not something that we...

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ministerial Guidance - Question (11 Dec 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...sure that all noble Lords would acknowledge the tremendous service to this Government that my predecessors have given as Ministers of State in the Foreign Office. My noble friends Lord Howell, Lady Warsi and Lady Anelay are examples of how the voice of the Foreign Office is heard not just in this House but across—oh! The noble Baroness, Lady Chakrabarti, is perhaps casting aspersions on...

Israel and Palestine — Question (5 Nov 2013)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...than reiterate what Secretary Kerry and my right honourable friend the Foreign Secretary have said. Yes, the window of opportunity is fast closing. That point has been made by my noble friend Lady Warsi from this Dispatch Box as well. We are all working towards finding a two-state solution which guarantees the security of the State of Israel from rocket attacks but also guarantees a...

Atheists and Humanists: Contribution to Society — Motion to Take Note (25 Jul 2013)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...the community, faith groups and religious leaders have distinctive perspectives—let us say wisdom—that are of value to public discourse and policy development. That is why my noble friend Lady Warsi sits at the Cabinet table as the first ever Senior Minister for Faith and Communities, to ensure that these perspectives are being heard and that the contributions of faith groups are...

Millennium Development Goals — Motion to Take Note (22 Nov 2012)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: .... We know that this is a key issue, but it is also a key part of a country's development. I will, of course, raise the particular issue of the proposed new marriage law with my noble friend Lady Warsi and we will write to her in this regard as well. My noble friend Lady Nicholson also asked whether Her Majesty's Government would work to facilitate migration through a new framework....

Children: Parenting for Success in School — Debate (3 Feb 2011)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: own. In this regard, I express my deep gratitude and thanks to my two supporting Peers, my noble friend Lord Howard of Lympne, for his kindness and mentoring, and my good and noble friend Lady Warsi, for her advice, good humour and friendship. I should say how honoured and humbled I am to be in such distinguished company. Entering this House was a time of reflection, in that I have...

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