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Scottish Parliament: Scottish Rate Resolution 2018-19 (20 Feb 2018)

Gillian Martin: ...vulnerable. That is particularly important for my constituency, Aberdeenshire East, and for all the north-east. A PWC report last year predicted that Aberdeen would be the hardest-hit area, with a reduction in output over the next ten years of 3.7 per cent under a hard Brexit. Rather than talk about agriculture, Boris Johnson would do better to read the Scotland’s Rural College...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: New Channel Link (20 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: At the conclusion of the highly successful Anglo-French summit, it was indeed agreed that a committee of wise people, or “comité des sages”, should be established to look at reviving the great tradition of UK-France collaboration in such matters as security, defence, space, genomics, infrastructure, and indeed, infrastructure projects, such as the idea of a new connection...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Illegal Wildlife Trade (20 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: The United Kingdom will host an ambitious, high-level illegal wildlife trade conference in London in October this year. I believe that the ambition to crack down on the illegal wildlife trade is shared by the entire British people.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Institute for Free Trade: Launch Cost (20 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: There was no cost to the public purse.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Leaving the EU: Diplomatic Co-operation (20 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: We are seeking a deep and special partnership with the EU post Brexit. Our existing relationship provides a strong foundation for vital continued co-operation on global challenges. We are working to strengthen, reinvigorate and reshape our bilateral relationships with our European partners, focusing on shared values and interests.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (20 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: My immediate priority is to take forward Britain’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Burma and in Bangladesh. I was deeply moved by the plight of Rohingya refugees whom I met in Cox’s Bazar earlier this month. I went to Burma with the express purpose of raising the tragedy with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The UK’s goal is to help to create the conditions for the...

Local Government Finance (7 Feb 2018)

...Hollingbery Kevin Hollinrake Philip Hollobone John Howell Nigel Huddleston Eddie Hughes Jeremy Hunt Nick Hurd Alister Jack Margot James Sajid Javid Bernard Jenkin Andrea Jenkyns Robert Jenrick Boris Johnson Caroline Johnson Gareth Johnson Jo Johnson Andrew Jones David Jones Marcus Jones Daniel Kawczynski Gillian Keegan Seema Kennedy Stephen Kerr Greg Knight Kwasi Kwarteng John Lamont...

Police Grant Report (7 Feb 2018)

...Kevin Hollinrake Philip Hollobone Adam Holloway John Howell Nigel Huddleston Eddie Hughes Jeremy Hunt Nick Hurd Alister Jack Margot James Sajid Javid Bernard Jenkin Andrea Jenkyns Robert Jenrick Boris Johnson Caroline Johnson Gareth Johnson Jo Johnson Andrew Jones David Jones Marcus Jones Daniel Kawczynski Gillian Keegan Seema Kennedy Stephen Kerr Greg Knight Kwasi Kwarteng John Lamont...

Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve (7 Feb 2018)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...has met and delivered on many challenges in that time, but who also, in the previous four years, led the robust opposition to the cuts in the fire service proposed by the previous Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. With the election of Sadiq Khan as Mayor of London, we have seen a much more pragmatic and sensible attitude to the fire service in London, and that is very welcome. The...

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Cap on licensees’ liability limit (6 Feb 2018)

...Damian Hinds Simon Hoare George Hollingbery Kevin Hollinrake Philip Hollobone John Howell Nigel Huddleston Eddie Hughes Nick Hurd Alister Jack Margot James Bernard Jenkin Andrea Jenkyns Robert Jenrick Boris Johnson Caroline Johnson Gareth Johnson Jo Johnson Andrew Jones David Jones Marcus Jones Daniel Kawczynski Gillian Keegan Seema Kennedy Stephen Kerr Greg Knight Kwasi Kwarteng John...

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Regulations: general (6 Feb 2018)

...Damian Hinds Simon Hoare George Hollingbery Kevin Hollinrake Philip Hollobone John Howell Nigel Huddleston Eddie Hughes Nick Hurd Alister Jack Margot James Bernard Jenkin Andrea Jenkyns Robert Jenrick Boris Johnson Caroline Johnson Gareth Johnson Jo Johnson Andrew Jones David Jones Marcus Jones Daniel Kawczynski Gillian Keegan Seema Kennedy Stephen Kerr Greg Knight Kwasi Kwarteng John...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Political Prisoners (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: I have been in contact with the Ethiopian Foreign Minister following the 3 January announcement by Prime Minister Hailemariam to welcome this positive signal of movement towards opening up political space in Ethiopia. According to Ethiopia's Attorney General, the first group of detainees was released around 17 January and included 528 prisoners who had been charged but not convicted. On 26...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Counter-terrorism (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: The British Government regularly raises with the Ethiopian Government the need for the opening up of political space in Ethiopia. Most recently, during the Fourth UK-Ethiopia Human Rights Dialogue in November, we made clear to the State Minister of Foreign Affairs our concerns around the implementation of Ethiopia's Anti-Terrorism Proclamation.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: Elections (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: We look forward to the holding of parliamentary elections in Lebanon on 6 May 2018. We regularly raise with the Lebanese Government the importance of the elections taking place on time and according to international standards. Our Ambassador to Lebanon discussed this most recently with Foreign Minister Bassil on 15 January and President Aoun on 29 January. The UK is funding a number of...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: Human Rights (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: I have not raised the issue myself with the Lebanese Foreign Minister, but our Ambassador to Lebanon has made regular representations. On 13 December we issued a statement welcoming Prime Minister Hariri's comments which said that the institute would be independent and receive due funding.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: Protest (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: We are aware of reports that Lebanon's Internal Security Forces (ISF) used unlawful force against protesters at a demonstration in Beirut in December. We monitor allegations of human rights abuses closely and encourage the ISF to engage with these in an open and transparent way. The UK signed a Memorandum Of Understanding in July 2016 with the ISF that will provide £13m of funding over...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: Trials (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: We have not raised this specific issue with the Lebanese Government. However, the UK monitors these courts closely and we regularly raise the issue of human rights with the Lebanese Government and security agencies. We encourage both to engage with any allegations of human rights violations in an open and transparent way.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: UN Interim Force in Lebanon (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: The UK commends the work of UNIFIL in maintaining calm and stability in southern Lebanon over the last 11 years. This is vital for peace, stability, and the security of Lebanon and Israel. We welcome the steps UNIFIL has taken to fulfil UN Security Council Resolution 2373 by increasing the number and quality of land and air patrols in closer cooperation with the Lebanese Armed Forces.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: UN Interim Force in Lebanon (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: The UK commends the work of UNIFIL in maintaining calm and stability in southern Lebanon over the last 11 years. We condemn cases where UNIFIL's mandate has been obstructed. The mission must be allowed to fulfil its mandate. We therefore welcomed UN Security Council Resolution 2373 passed in August 2017 which re-emphasised UNIFIL's right to take all necessary action to resist attempts to...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Provision of Border Assistance to Lebanon (6 Feb 2018)

Boris Johnson: The United Kingdom is strongly committed to supporting Lebanon’s peace, stability and prosperity. Through a long-standing Conflict Stability and Security Fund project worth £22.6m over three years, the UK is helping the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) secure the Lebanon-Syria border. Our ambition is for Lebanon to have complete authority over its border with Syria. In order to reach...


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