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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Biological Weapons and Chemical Weapons (16 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: It is the long-standing policy of the Government not to comment on matters relating to intelligence or national security.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: South Korea: USA (16 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: I have had no discussions with my US or South Korean counterparts about any proposal to base US nuclear weapons in South Korea. Both the US and South Korean governments have dismissed media reports that plans are being considered to re-introduce US nuclear weapons to South Korea.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (16 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action strengthens the international non-proliferation regime and demonstrates that diplomacy can solve difficult international issues. In contrast the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s flagrant violation of numerous UN Security Council resolutions has continued - and its missile and nuclear tests accelerated - over recent years, underlining that...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (Iran nuclear deal) (16 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: Her Majesty’s Government has taken note of President Trump’s decision not to recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to Congress and, along with France, Germany and our other international partners, is concerned by the implications. Her Majesty’s Government is strongly committed to the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPoA....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Peace Negotiations (12 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The most recent round of UN led Intra–Syrian talks took place in Geneva from 10 to 14 July 2017. The opposition High Negotiations Committee worked constructively alongside other opposition groups engaged in the political process. In contrast the regime delegation filibustered, prevaricated and exhibited no readiness to discuss matters of substance. We call on all parties to be ready for...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Inquiries (12 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK strongly supports the work of the Commission of Inquiry. Its reports have shone a light on the most serious human rights violations and abuses which have been committed in the Syrian conflict, and its work is an important contribution towards our aim of ensuring accountability for the crimes committed in Syria. We note the Commission’s confirmation that its vital work will...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Armed Conflict (12 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The decision to provide arms is a matter for the US government. I discuss the situation in Syria in almost every conversation I have with my US and Turkish counterparts. Turkey is a close partner and has made a significant contribution to addressing the crisis in Syria; we recognise their legitimate security interests. The Syrian Democratic Forces, comprised of Arab fighters as well as...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Armed Conflict (12 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The British Government cannot comment on reports of changes in US support; these are a matter for the US. We remain committed to working for a political transition in Syria. The moderate opposition, which has demonstrated its commitment to a political settlement, is a key part of this. Through our Conflict, Stability and Security Fund programme, the UK is providing over £60 million...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Armed Conflict (12 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: We welcome any initiative that contributes to a reduction of violence in Syria. Russia, Iran and Turkey have created a number of de-escalation agreements under the auspices of the Astana process, although the detail of these arrangements remain opaque and violence has continued to varying extents in these areas. Separately, the US, Russia and Jordan agreed a ceasefire in south-west Syria in...

Finance Bill: Review of changes to chargeability of trading profits to corporation tax at Northern Ireland rate (11 Oct 2017)

...Harman Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes Sue Hayman John Healey Mark Hendrick Stephen Hepburn Mike Hill Meg Hillier Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ian Lavery Karen Lee...

Finance Bill: Review of conditions under which business investment relief is available (11 Oct 2017)

...Mark Hendrick Drew Hendry Stephen Hepburn Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Lesley Laird Ben Lake David Lammy Ian Lavery...

Finance Bill: Termination payments etc: amounts chargeable on employment income (11 Oct 2017)

...Mark Hendrick Drew Hendry Stephen Hepburn Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben Lake Norman Lamb...

Bill Presented: Nuclear Safeguards Bill (11 Oct 2017)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Greg Clark, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary David Gauke, Secretary Boris Johnson, Secretary Liam Fox and Secretary David Davis, presented a Bill to make provision about nuclear safeguards; and for connected purposes. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time tomorrow, and to...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Alleged Serious and Significant Offences (Diplomatic Immunity): 2016 (11 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: In 2016, 12 serious and significant offences allegedly committed by people entitled to diplomatic or international organisation-related immunity in the United Kingdom were drawn to the attention of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office by Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection of the Metropolitan Police Service, or other law enforcement agencies. Eight of these were driving-related. We define...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Debts owed by Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom: 2016 (11 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has held meetings with a number of missions about outstanding parking fine debt, outstanding National Non-Domestic Rates payments and unpaid Congestion Charge debt. The Director of Protocol raises the issue in his introductory meetings with all new Ambassadors and High Commissioners whose missions are in debt to the relevant authorities. FCO officials also...

Brexit: UK Plans - Statement (9 Oct 2017)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...about the possibility of additional paperwork being needed for machinery imported from the UK. On the third issue—agreeing a formula for the “divorce bill”—not only is there no agreement with the EU but there is no agreement within the Cabinet either. Depending on your point of view, Boris Johnson is either an unprincipled, gaffe-prone Minister who shoots from the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Kenya: Elections (9 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK recognises the crucial role of Kenya’s Electoral Commission in managing the presidential elections, as mandated by Kenya’s Constitution. We welcome steps the Electoral Commission has taken to address concerns set out by the Supreme Court, and continue to support the Commission and other Kenyan institutions in preparing for the upcoming elections.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Kenya: Elections (9 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: We are committed to supporting the electoral process in Kenya and helping to ensure free, fair, peaceful and credible elections. The UK has provided non-partisan technical assistance, working with international partners to support election management, legal reforms and efforts to resolve disputes and reduce violence.

Scottish Parliament: Catalonia (Independence Referendum) (3 Oct 2017)

Fiona Hyslop: ...the international community. The Scottish Government is particularly disappointed by the response of the United Kingdom Government to the violent scenes. Yesterday, I wrote to the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, urging the UK as a friend and ally of Spain to issue a more robust statement, unequivocally condemning the use of violence by the Spanish police to suppress the peaceful...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK stands ready to support negotiations whether in the Six Party Talks or another agreed format. As I told Parliament in my statement on 5 September, just as North Korea has pursued nuclear weapons with single-minded determination, so the international community must show the same resolve in our pursuit of a diplomatic solution.


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