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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Colombia: Human Rights (26 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he plans to raise human rights with the President of Colombia during his visit to the UK.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Central Asia (25 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: Until fairly recently central Asia was awash with nuclear weapons, but following the declaration by Kazakhstan and a number of other nations, a nuclear-weapon-free zone has been established there. Does the Minister welcome its establishment, and will he guarantee that NATO will comply with the zone and not overfly it with any nuclear weapons or nuclear-armed aircraft so that we show respect...

Written Answers — Defence: Libya: Armed Conflict (24 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many personnel from the (a) Royal Navy, (b) Royal Air Force and (c) Army have been deployed in relation to the NATO operation in Libya since March 2011.

[Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair] — Arms Export Controls (20 Oct 2011)

John Stanley: ...he has been most diligent, as a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and of the Committees on Arms Export Controls. I am sure he will continue to pursue the matter. I appreciated what the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) said about the contribution made by the Committees on Arms Export Controls. If there is a single person to whom the credit should go, I would give it to...

Ministry of Defence (Procurement) — [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] (19 Oct 2011)

Peter Luff: ...the initial acquisition. We also need to be clear about how we invest in technology to sustain the skills of the defence industry, which is something that the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) raised. That was about the only thing that I agreed with in his speech. The scale of what we spend is huge; the total spend for the whole range of procurements in the financial year...

Written Answers — Defence: Libya: Politics and Government (19 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what military aid, training or equipment has been offered to the Transitional National Council of Libya; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Syria: Diplomatic Service (13 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on what occasions he has had discussions with the Syrian ambassador on the activities of his diplomatic staff in relation to meetings with the diaspora.

Written Answers — Defence: Libya: Armed Conflict (13 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of military operations in Libya since the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1973.

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health Services: Islington (13 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding was allocated for mental health services in the London borough of Islington in each of the last five years; and how much funding has been allocated for such services in (a) 2012-13 and (b) 2013-14.

Public Transport (Disabled Access) (12 Oct 2011)

Mike Penning: ...of different types of wheelchair. A lovely young man called Jack asked if he could do his work experience with me in the House of Commons—this story relates to what the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) said about the state of the Palace and its lack of accessibility. I said yes to the work experience and a risk assessment and an access assessment were carried out. The...

Co-operative Housing Tenure Bill: Part 4 — Emergency power when parliament dissolved etc. for temporary extension of maximum period for detention under section 41 (11 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: I apologise for missing the earlier part of my right hon. Friend’s speech—I was at a meeting in another part of the building. I understand what he is saying, but very few other countries go beyond 14 days for detention periods and some go much less. Why does he think that we should legislate to allow an extension to 28 days?

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Weightman Report (Fukushima) (11 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: Nobody wants a nuclear accident; nobody wants a nuclear disaster. Nobody wanted Windscale, Three Mile Island or Chernobyl. Nobody wanted Fukushima, and our hearts go out to the people who are still suffering as a result of it, and will suffer for a long time to come. Is the inescapable truth not that a nuclear power generation system carries with it the most terrible danger, however remote,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Magistrates’ Sentencing Powers (11 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: The Attorney-General assured the Justice Committee that he had given no guidance whatever to judges or magistrates on sentencing policy after the riots. Nevertheless, is he not concerned about the apparently disproportionate sentences that have been handed down to a lot of young people, which may of course be changed on appeal? Is he prepared to undertake a study so that we can see what has...

Protection of Freedoms Bill (Ways and Means): New Clause 15 — Offence of issuing excess parking charges (10 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: The hon. Lady will have received correspondence from the Aberdeen Park Maintenance Company, which manages a private road in my constituency. It has an effective, low-cost system of controls and a minimal level of clamping. Under this legislation, however, it will not be allowed to do any clamping at all. Instead it will have to install expensive barriers and employ staff. That will cost...

Written Answers — Education: Vocational Guidance: Greater London (10 Oct 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what information his Department holds on the level of careers advice services local authorities in each London borough are planning to provide in response to the ending of the connexions service.

Backbench Business — [31st Allotted Day]: Human Rights on the Indian Subcontinent (15 Sep 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: I commend the Backbench Business Committee for choosing this topic for debate. I am delighted that we have discussed mainly Kashmir and Sri Lanka. I do not want to detract from what anyone said about those subjects, and I agree with the thrust of the arguments that have been presented. I want to raise a rather different issue. There are 260 million people worldwide who suffer from massive...

Backbench Business — [31st Allotted Day]: Food Security and Famine Prevention (Africa) (15 Sep 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: My right hon. and learned Friend represents in her constituency, like I do in mine, a considerable Somali community. Will she take this opportunity to acknowledge the huge contribution that the diaspora are making either by giving aid through DEC or by sending aid directly home through mosques, community associations and all the others? They are showing a real sense of solidarity.

Women and Equalities: Palestine and the United Nations (15 Sep 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: For many decades the Palestinian people have sought justice, peace and recognition. The vote in the UN is the culmination of a very good campaign that has been supported by a wide range of Palestinian opinion. Does the Minister recognise that not to support it—to vote against it—will put the whole cause back a long way and reduce the chances of any kind of long-term peace and...

Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day]: Careers Service (Young People) (13 Sep 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: Can the Minister tell us how many secondary schools are providing careers advice, what means he has to survey what they are doing, and how many of the 100 “super heads” who are meeting the Secretary of State this evening are providing careers advice?

Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day]: Opportunities for the Next Generation (13 Sep 2011)

Jeremy Corbyn: I am glad that my hon. Friend has come on to this point. Does he share my concern that too many colleges are closing high-skill courses in carpentry, engineering and electronics in favour of others, which means that the whole industrial base of this country is declining rapidly? Intervention at college and school level is essential if we are to get the number of apprenticeships rising.


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