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[Mrs. Janet Dean in the Chair] — Counter-Terror Strategy (25 Jun 2008)

Paul Goodman: bodies such as the Cordoba Foundation and the Muslim Brotherhood. My noble Friend Baroness Neville-Jones made a similar critique in her report "Uniting the Country". My noble Friend Baroness Warsi noted that partnership arrangements with special interest groups are wrong, partly because "some such groups often hold ambiguous views on cohesion and integration." What is the Government's...

Drugs: Khat (24 Jun 2008)

Baroness Warsi: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will ban the drug khat in the light of its impact on communities in the United Kingdom.

Rule of Law (19 Jun 2008)

the Bishop of Ripon and Leeds: ...the right of all our citizens to equality of education under the law and our own culture. It is difficult to extricate this debate from the preceding one. I was grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, who spoke in the previous debate, for affirming the need for equal treatment by the police in these areas. That affirmation was made in this debate by the noble Baroness, Lady Cox. I am...

Britishness (19 Jun 2008)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...of the city. The noble Baroness, Lady Flather, described the experiences of racism that she, too, encountered in getting accommodation and in the classroom. I would say to the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, who was critical of government policy, that we should not underestimate the advances and improvements that have been made in our society or the contribution that the law has made by...

Immigration: Detention Centres (17 Jun 2008)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, is it not correct that the whole policy is back to front? If the Government got their house in order and dealt with border controls and decided what it was that Britain needed and imposed quotas based on those needs, we would not have to behave in this inhumane way in dealing with detention and every other aspect of removal. Do we not need to get our policy right and clear in...

Asylum Seekers: Iran (18 Mar 2008)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, is the Minister aware of discrepancies between in-country information provided in briefs by the Foreign Office and reports produced by Amnesty and Human Rights Watch about the situation in Iran? If the Minister accepts that there are such discrepancies and that our information is not entirely correct, how can our decisions possibly be correct?

National Insurance (17 Mar 2008)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, while acknowledging that foreign nationals make a contribution to the British economy, surely the Minister must accept that those foreign nationals have to be legal. What is the discrepancy between national insurance numbers issued to foreign nationals who are legal in this country and those issued to foreign nationals who are illegal?

Citizenship (10 Mar 2008)

Baroness Warsi: asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take following the Department for Communities and Local Government's most recent citizenship survey.

Crime: Honour-related Violence (10 Mar 2008)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords—

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

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