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Afghanistan: Women in Government (6 Mar 2008)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, is the Minister aware of the case of a very brave and articulate parliamentarian, Malalai Joya? What steps have the British Government taken in discussing the protection of Malalai Joya because of her outspoken comments?

Families, Community Cohesion and Social Action (28 Feb 2008)

Lord Adonis: ...this opportunity to debate a wide range of important issues relating to families and community cohesion. We have had an excellent debate. I am particularly glad to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, who occupies a prominent position in the Conservative Party on these issues, and we welcome her to our debates. We have heard a lot about negative aspects of modern society in this debate,...

Business of the House: Topical debate — Holocaust Memorial Day (31 Jan 2008)

Paul Goodman: ...a way, in that my family background is Jewish, although it is not the religion that I, in a flawed and faltering way, try to practise. I was not in Liverpool on Sunday, but my colleague, Baroness Warsi, the shadow Minister for Community Cohesion, was, as was my hon. Friend the Member for New Forest, East (Dr. Lewis), who I see in his place; he was representing the leader of the...

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?

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?

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.

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?

Debate on the Address (12 Nov 2007)

Lord Kingsland: ...question of the dignity of citizens—citizens' rights—and a range of related issues that were dealt with by a number of noble Lords. I recall in particular the speeches of my noble friend Lady Warsi, the noble Lord, Lord Patel of Bradford, and the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Salisbury. My noble friend Lady Warsi made a valuable analysis of the difficulties we have with...

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?

Middle East and Afghanistan (23 Oct 2007)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ...valuable EU Committee report on the Middle East peace process with this debate. We have had two excellent maiden speeches. I was especially interested by the references of the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, to women's rights, an issue that she is fully engaged in. It is also an issue in this country. Last Friday night, in Bradford, I was interested to hear about a speech that she had given...

Introduction: Baroness Warsi (15 Oct 2007)

Introduction: Baroness Warsi

UK Borders Bill (11 Oct 2007)

the Bishop of Ripon and Leeds: ...Joseph Rowntree Foundation recently published its report on destitution in Leeds, Moving On—From Destitution to Contribution. Kate Adie, who chaired the inquiry, Courtenay Griffiths QC, Sayeeda Warsi and their colleagues advocated an end to destitution and the establishment of a right to work for refused asylum seekers. This last point is dealt with in Amendment No. 18. Kate Adie and her...

Women, Equality and Human Rights (4 Mar 2004)

Patricia Hewitt: ...and set up their own businesses. They can use their long ties of family, culture and language with many other parts of the globe, both for their own benefit and that of the whole country. Parween Warsi, for example, moved to Britain from north India in 1975 and started to make samosas for local restaurants. She is now chief executive of S and A Food and is one of Britain's most successful...

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