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Andrew Mitchell

Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield (11 Jun 1987 – current)


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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Humanitarian Aid (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: We committed over £100 million in 2023-24. This funding was mainly allocated and delivered through partners; for example: £8.25 million to the World Food Programme, £13.75 million to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Pooled Fund, £7.75 million to the Red Cross/Crescent Movement, £12.22 million to UNICEF, £2.75 million to Emergency Health Response, £1.35 million...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: United Arab Emirates (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: In our engagement with all international partners, we emphasise the importance of refraining from actions that prolong the conflict. To this end, we welcome reported plans to restart talks in Jeddah in the coming weeks, with the involvement of the UAE alongside Egypt and African representation. The UK continues to work with a range of partners to end hostilities, allow safe unhindered...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: UNRWA (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UK takes allegations of neutrality violations extremely seriously. With regards to this specific incident, UNRWA has said that while it cannot verify the authenticity or the content of this video, it is likely that it is from an UNRWA warehouse in Rafah that was evacuated during the week of 6 May following forced displacement orders from the Israeli authorities. UNRWA has condemned the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Hamas (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UK is doing all it can to reach a long-term solution to this crisis by calling for the immediate release of all hostages, the removal of Hamas' capacity to launch attacks against Israel, Hamas no-longer being in charge of Gaza, the formation of a new Palestinian Government for the West Bank and Gaza accompanied by an international support package, and a political horizon to a two-state...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Fuels (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UN and humanitarian agencies estimate that 200,000 litres of fuel a day are needed in Gaza.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Police (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) rules state that activities to support routine civil policing functions with the overall goal of promoting economic development and welfare of developing countries are ODA-eligible. Robust processes are in place, including Overseas Security and Justice Assistance Guidance, to ensure ODA spend on...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Women (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: Since the outbreak of conflict in April 2023, there has been a significant escalation of gender-based violence (GBV) in Sudan. The UK has pivoted our programme delivery to focus on GBV protection and care for rape survivors. We have also integrated consideration of conflict-related sexual violence into the humanitarian system, making use of Women's Centres, mobile clinics and internally...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Hamas (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: Israel suffered an appalling terrorist attack on 7 October - the deadliest in its history. As we have said from the outset, Israel has the right to defend itself in accordance with international humanitarian law, and Hamas must release the hostages immediately. We will continue to call for the immediate release of all hostages. Nothing can justify their continued detention. Their families are...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza and Israel: International Law (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: We continue to call for International Humanitarian Law to be respected and civilians to be protected. We have one of the most robust arms export systems in the world, enshrined in law through the Export Control Act, and implemented through our Strategic Export Licensing Criteria. The Foreign Secretary has reviewed the most recent advice about the situation in Gaza and Israel, and his latest...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Armed Conflict (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UK condemns the violence taking place across Sudan, including in El Fasher. On 8 March, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2724, led by the UK, calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Sudan during the month of Ramadan and urging the warring parties to ensure safe, unhindered humanitarian access. We condemn the fact that the Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Palestinians: Refugees (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: Far too many children in Gaza have been orphaned or separated from their parents. We do not have an estimate of how many of these may have family in the UK. The UK is supporting a number of agencies who are targeting funding to respond to the needs of these children. The UK's funding to the Red Cross Movement, and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Pooled Fund...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Humanitarian Aid (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UK remains a committed donor to Sudan. This financial year, the UK bilateral ODA to Sudan will nearly double to £89 million; the vast majority of which will be humanitarian aid. The UK underlined this commitment at the Sudan humanitarian conference in Paris on 15 April, one year after the outbreak of the conflict. UK funded support is being delivered through the UN and other trusted...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Genito-urinary Medicine (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) annually reports on Official Development Assistance (ODA) expenditure via the Statistics on International Development publications (https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-on-int ernational-development) and are reported in line with OECD Development and Assistance Committee sector codes. FCDO spend (in £) 2021 2022 ...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Humanitarian Aid (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: We trebled our aid commitment in the last financial year and we are doing everything we can to get more aid in as quickly as possible by land, sea and air. We have been clear that Israel must take concrete steps to increase the flow of aid into Gaza. On 17 May, the first consignment of UK aid across the new floating pier in Gaza was successfully delivered. More will follow in the coming...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Africa: Private Military and Security Companies (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UK regularly assesses, alongside our international partners, the Kremlin's malign use of Wagner and other proxy Private Military Security Companies. Wherever these mercenaries operate, there are reports of human rights abuses; they are destructive for communities, exacerbate existing conflicts and exploit natural resources. We sanctioned Wagner Group in its entirety in 2022, several...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Israel (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: We are aware of these reports. We continue to call for International Humanitarian Law to be respected and civilians to be protected. The UK Government continues to have significant concerns over humanitarian access and protection of civilians in Gaza. The Foreign Secretary reiterated this during his visit to Israel on 17 April.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: UN Security Council (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The UK uses its position as penholder on Sudan at the UN Security Council to urge the warring parties to secure a ceasefire, allow unhindered humanitarian access, protect civilians and commit to a meaningful peace process. Most recently, the UK has used its position to condemn the escalating violence in El Fasher. The UN Security Council agreed a UK-led press statement on 27 April, calling...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Israel (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: Israel suffered an appalling terrorist attack on 7 October - the deadliest in its history. It has the right to defend itself in accordance with International Humanitarian Law. Hamas must release the hostages immediately. The fastest way to end the conflict is to secure a deal which gets the hostages out and allows for a pause in the fighting in Gaza. We must then work with our international...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Amit Soussana (24 May 2024)

Andrew Mitchell: The Government continues to be appalled by the reports of conflict-related sexual violence committed by Hamas on 7 October and against hostages, including the report from UN Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) on sexual violence in conflict, Pramila Patten. The UK condemns sexual violence unequivocally and without exception. Hamas must release all hostages and all reports...


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