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

Alistair Burt: ...of Christians and religious minorities in Pakistan, and to discuss recent shocking examples of religious persecution. I am pleased that Rimsha has now been released on bail. This month Baroness Warsi also raised our concerns about the treatment of religious minorities with the Chief Minister of Punjab during his visit to London. In February Baroness Warsi raised the issue of religious...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan (18 Dec 2013)

Hugh Robertson: ...the authorities in Pakistan. Freedom of religion or belief is a human rights priority for this Government and a personal priority for the Minister of State my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi. We continue to urge the Government of Pakistan to guarantee the human rights of all its citizens as laid down in the Constitution and in accordance with international standards. Baroness...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Religious Intolerance (7 Nov 2013)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: Freedom of religion or belief is a human rights priority for this Government and a personal priority for my noble friend the right Hon. Baroness Warsi, Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. During the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Ministerial Week at the end of September, Baroness Warsi convened her second meeting of international leaders to discuss what more the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Administrative Costs and Salaries (22 Jan 2014)

Baroness Warsi: ...Other administrative costs £212,169 Mr Jeremy Browne and Mr Hugo Swire Salary costs based on average salary for each grade £210,931 Other administrative costs £160,898 Lord Howell and Baroness Warsi Salary costs based on average salary for each grade £210,931

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...

European Union (Referendum) Bill — Committee (2nd Day) (31 Jan 2014)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: ...be making their advice available to the spokesman for the other part of the Government, the noble Baroness, Lady Falkner of Margravine? When we discussed this last week, the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, said that for the purposes of this Bill she was very clear that she was speaking as spokesman for the Conservative Party. That party is indeed a party of government, but the noble Baroness,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Pakistan (4 Apr 2011)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...freedoms, including the treatment of Christians in Pakistan with Pakistan's former Minister for Minorities Mr. Shahbaz Bhatti in January this year. My noble friend the right honourable Lady Warsi also raised these issues with the Speaker of the Pakistan Parliament on 17 January 2011. Following Mr Bhatti's murder, my right honourable friend the Prime Minister wrote to express his...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Christianity (12 Mar 2014)

David Lidington: ...the persecution of Christians with other countries either bilaterally, with EU partners or in multilateral fora. Last November Senior Minister of State, my noble friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi gave a speech in Washington stressing the need for an international response to the rising tide of religious persecution of Christians and other religious minorities. We believe that the best...

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: Uzbekistan (30 Apr 2014)

David Lidington: ..., have raised the case of Mr Abdurakhmanov with the Uzbek authorities at ministerial and official level on several occasions. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Warsi, raised this issue with the Uzbek Foreign Minister when he visited London last November. Our embassy in Tashkent is in contact with the Uzbek human rights organisation, Ezgulik, which...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Burma (26 Sep 2014)

Baroness Warsi: Baroness Warsi: We continue to raise our strong concerns about reports of rape and sexual violence in Burma with senior members of the Burmese Government and military. The Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right honourable friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire), met Deputy Foreign Minister U Thant Kyaw during the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (24 Jan 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...standards. Noting the concerns expressed by some human rights non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and legal professionals about the tribunal's proceedings, my right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi hoped that the tribunal would address the concerns and ensure the continued integrity and independence of the legal process in Bangladesh. Baroness Warsi also raised the issue of the war...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Correction to Lords Oral Question (24 Jul 2013)

Baroness Warsi: ...Lords, would my noble friend tell the House what discussions Her Majesty’s Government have had with the political wing of Hezbollah regarding its participation in the Syrian civil war? Baroness Warsi: Discussions with all Lebanese political parties, including Hezbollah—it is a large part of politics in Lebanon—are ongoing. We have raised our concerns because there was an indication...

Equality Bill — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (11 Jan 2010)

Lord Low of Dalston: ...the allegedly discriminatory treatment that they have received and the reason for that treatment. I shall not go over the ground that has already been ably traversed by the noble Baronesses, Lady Warsi and Lady Wilkins, but I would welcome some clarification from the Government, particularly on how they see perceived disability working in practice and on whether additional provision is...

Child Slavery — [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] (2 Mar 2011)

David Simpson: ...a police officer who called for this crime to be made an aggravated offence, which would hand the courts power to pass enhanced sentences. I have already mentioned the comments made by Baroness Warsi in relation to the whole matter of forced marriage and the new laws introduced by the previous Labour Government. At that time, she also made a commitment that the Conservative party would...

Pakistan: Terrorist Attacks (25 Oct 2007)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, will the Minister confirm whether there are any outstanding issues of difference between Her Majesty's Government and the Government of Pakistan regarding any organisation or individual who is alleged to have committed terrorist activity in Pakistan but is resident in or operating out of the United Kingdom?

Iraq (27 Nov 2007)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, are the Government proposing, or consulting on, a memorial day separate from Remembrance Day? If so, will the Minister confirm which of our brave men and women will be remembered on Remembrance Day and which of them will be remembered on a separate memorial day?

Community Relations: National Motto (6 Dec 2007)

Baroness Warsi: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have received any proposals for a national motto; and, if so, whether such a motto will improve community relations.

Afghanistan: Hearts and Minds Campaign (13 Dec 2007)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, is the Minister aware of any specific initiatives to win the hearts and minds of Afghani women? What specific initiatives are there to tackle the ever-increasing problem of self-immolation—women setting themselves alight because of the severely frustrating circumstances in which they find themselves despite our invasion?

Schools: Geography (22 Jan 2008)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, the Ofsted report found that pupils value the link between citizenship and geography. What evidence is there to show that citizenship teaching per se is effective in fostering a sense of belonging? Would it not be better to contextualise citizenship by a proper teaching of our history?


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