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Iran: Human Rights - Question for Short Debate (8 Dec 2016)

Lord Ahmed: ...the importance of Iran as a growing regional player and a country that has huge influence on Shia Muslims around the world. We can try to improve our relations with Iran in order to find solutions for Syria, Iraq, Bahrain, Yemen and Afghanistan. We also need to help reconcile the two major regional Islamic powers, Saudi Arabia and Iran, to find peace and prosperity in the region and in...

Cancer Strategy (8 Dec 2016)

David Tredinnick: ...interest to the hon. Member for Poplar and Limehouse (Jim Fitzpatrick) talking about his experiences of smoking. I gave up smoking before a flight with a parliamentary delegation coming back from Bahrain nearly 15 years ago, and I have never looked back. One of the drivers that made me give up smoking was a conversation with the then Member for Manchester, Withington—I would call...

Brexit: Armed Forces and Diplomatic Service - Motion to Take Note (8 Dec 2016)

Lord West of Spithead: My Lords, we will all have seen the Prime Minister aboard HMS “Ocean” earlier this week in Bahrain. Did she know, as she spoke to the assembled ship’s company about the Navy and the importance of its global role post-Brexit, that that ship will be paid off in 2018, after a recent 65 million refit, with nothing to replace her? It is yet another cut to our perilously...

Business of the House (8 Dec 2016)

Valerie Vaz: ...Film Institute is wondering where this genre falls! I should like to remind him that it was the intention of 40 Government MPs to support yesterday’s Opposition motion that resulted in the Prime Minister conceding—from Bahrain—to the Labour motion. Where was the tarantula? The spider was missing, too. As ever, the message is confused. The Chancellor is saying that we are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Security (Northern Ireland) (7 Dec 2016)

Sylvia Hermon: ...who will have known Austin Hunter as a distinguished journalist in Northern Ireland—in sending condolences to his family, who are absolutely devastated by his death in a tragic traffic accident in Bahrain over the weekend?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Dec 2016)

David Lidington: I have been asked to reply. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister is visiting the Gulf Co-operation Council summit in Bahrain. This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall have further such meetings later today.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Human Rights (2 Dec 2016)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Amnesty International report concerning Bahrain Window-dressing or Pioneers of Change, published in November, in the light of the UK's connection with, and aid to, Bahrain; and what assessment they have made of the report's recommendations to the Bahrain authorities including the Ombudsman of the Ministry of the Interior and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aid (1 Dec 2016)

Earl Howe: ...from several nations, or where training is provided to international peacekeeping forces in that country. Armed Forces Afghanistan Albania Armenia Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belize Bermuda Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil British Virgin Islands Brunei Burma Cayman Islands Chile China Colombia Czech Republic Cyprus Democratic Republic of the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Human Rights (28 Nov 2016)

Margaret Ferrier: ...implications for his Department's policies of the findings of the report by Amnesty International, published on 21 November 2016, entitled, Window-dressing or pioneers of change? An assessment of Bahrain's human rights oversight bodies.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Bahrain (23 Nov 2016)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2016 to Question 46877, whether UK police advice and assistance has included training in human rights.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ebrahim Sharif (22 Nov 2016)

Margaret Ferrier: What representations his Department has made to the Government of Bahrain on charges brought against Ebrahim Sharif for conducting an interview with Associated Press in November 2016.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Technical Assistance (21 Nov 2016)

Tom Brake: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions the Government has had with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the provision of technical assistance to Bahrain since 2012.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Abdulwahab Hussain (21 Nov 2016)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the government of Bahrain on the denial of medical treatment for detainee Husain Abdulwanhab at Dry Dock Detention Centre.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Gulf Strategy Unit (17 Nov 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the policy of the Gulf Strategy Unit is on relations with Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nabeel Rajab (31 Oct 2016)

Margaret Ferrier: ...and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 12 September 2016 to Question 45526, what representations he has received on the new charge brought against Nabeel Rajab by authorities in Bahrain.

Concentrix: Yemen (26 Oct 2016)

Kwasi Kwarteng: ... the Member for Shrewsbury and Atcham (Daniel Kawczynski) suggested. Many Arab countries—not just Gulf countries, but countries such as Morocco—are involved in the action. Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are all involved—[Interruption.] They may not be the shining democracies that you would like to see in Scotland, but they are functioning Governments that are a...

British Indian Ocean Territory and the Chagos Islands — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (25 Oct 2016)

James Duddridge: ...is the line of route that everyone will have to take, as will every block of cement, every video recorder or TV, or—in many cases—the foodstuffs we will have to take. I travelled via Singapore and Bahrain on a military flight. I then travelled on a rough fishing vessel for nearly 20 hours to get to the outer islands, where I got on to a military RIB that was able to conduct...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Administration of Justice (25 Oct 2016)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure fair trials in Bahrain for Mr Ali Isa Al-Tajer and others accused of similar offences.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Security (21 Oct 2016)

Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will place in the Library a copy of all of his Department's assessments of security contracts funded by his Department in Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Prisons (21 Oct 2016)

Mark Durkan: ...Affairs, whether his Department advised the Northern Ireland Executive on human rights concerns and other sensitivities for Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas Ltd undertaking a contract for Bahrain's prison system.


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