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Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (15 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: I am deeply saddened by the loss of life in Gaza, where peaceful protests are being exploited by extremists. I urge Israel to show restraint in the use of live fire, and I take this opportunity to repeat the UK’s commitment to a two-state solution with Jerusalem as the shared capital. My other priority is to preserve the gains made through the Iran nuclear deal. I am working closely...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: BBC World Service Objectives, Priorities and Targets (14 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The BBC Chairman and I have agreed the “Objectives, Priorities and Targets” (OPTs) for the BBC World Service Licence. The OPTs have been set for a five-year period 2017-2022. The Licence can be found on the BBC website (http://www.bbc.co.uk/aboutthebbc/insidethebbc/managementstr ucture/bbcstructure). The BBC World Service is the world's largest international broadcaster,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Security (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The British Government is concerned by recent clashes along the internal border between Somali Regional State and Oromia. We have reinforced the need for all actors to resolve grievances peacefully rather than through violence, and for all security forces to exercise restraint. I welcome the focus placed on this by new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy, including in his visit to Jijiga, capital...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Detainees (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: We have repeatedly raised concerns with the Ethiopian Government around the widespread use of detention powers, and the arrest and imprisonment of people for expressing political views. We are monitoring the situation in the Somali region.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Emergency Powers (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The British Government has made clear our concern and disappointment at the imposition of the current State of Emergency, and our strong hope that it will be lifted as soon as possible. We have urged the Government of Ethiopia to ensure that human rights and the constitution are respected, and made clear that widespread use of detention powers and internet blockages should be avoided. In this...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Elections (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: National elections are scheduled to be held in Ethiopia in 2020. The UK continues to press for the opening up of political space in Ethiopia, and to work to support these elections being genuinely competitive.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Elections (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The Ethiopian Government has said that local elections will take place during the next Ethiopian calendar year, that is, between September 2018 and September 2019. We will continue to monitor closely developments regarding local elections.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Politics and Government (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: I have not discussed this matter with my US counterpart. However, my officials are in regular and direct contact with their US counterparts.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: East Africa: Politics and Government (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: I welcome the offer of dialogue with Eritrea made by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy in his 2 April inaugural speech, which will be necessary to end the tensions between those two countries.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Paraguay: Discrimination (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The British Embassy in Paraguay regularly raises these issues with the Government of Paraguay. The Secretary of State for Scotland discussed issues related to discrimination during his visit to Paraguay in September 2017. He discussed human rights with the Deputy Foreign Minister while noting Paraguay's co-operation with the UK on human rights issues at the UN Human Rights Council. We will...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Election Observers (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The UK supports the EU's calls on the Venezuelan Government to ensure free, transparent and credible elections that allow the participation of all political parties under equal conditions, an agreed and viable electoral calendar and all technical guarantees necessary for elections to conform to international standards. Such conditions, which are absent, are necessary to allow for full and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Conditions of Employment (10 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: The UK, together with EU colleagues, supported the decision by the International Labour Organisation's Governing Body decision to appoint a Commission of Inquiry for the Venezuela case. We have no plans to engage with Venezuela further on the issue.

Deferred Divisions: Education (Student Support) (9 May 2018)

...Stephen Hepburn Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird David Lammy Ian...

Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Bill of Data Rights in the Digital Environment (No. 2) (9 May 2018)

...Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley...

Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Meaning of “public authority” and “public body” (9 May 2018)

...Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley...

Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Exemptions etc from the GDPR (9 May 2018)

...Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley...

Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Data protection breaches by national news publishers (9 May 2018)

...Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Philip Hollobone Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley...

Iran Nuclear Deal - Statement (9 May 2018)

Lord Davies of Stamford: ...either. Particularly seriously, there is now a major rift between the United States and its European allies. The Government have taken exactly the right line on this, though the decision to send Boris Johnson to Washington, a man who is generally regarded as a slightly ludicrous figure—his previous intervention in Iran was certainly disastrous—was a tactical mistake. Can the...

Iran Nuclear Deal (9 May 2018)

Boris Johnson: I am grateful for the right hon. Lady’s point that there is no merit in any reckless and counterproductive attacks on the United States today, and I am sure that she will continue that spirit when the President makes his visit in July and trust, too, that she will communicate that to the rest of those on the Labour Benches and, indeed, to the Labour party in London. She made a good...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (6th Day) (8 May 2018)

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean: I know that my noble friend is not very keen on the Foreign Secretary, and that he has made a number of attacks on Boris Johnson in this House, including calling on the Government to sack him. I point out that Boris Johnson played an important part in the referendum campaign and that the people voted—


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