All 8 results for iraq speaker:Chris McCafferty

Violence Against Women (9 Mar 2006)

Chris McCafferty: ...behaviour, but the allegation is enough to dishonour her family. In some countries the law allows honour killing, even where it is not explicitly permitted. The crime may not be prosecuted or, as in Iraq, a very lenient sentence will be handed down. The penal code in Jordan exempts from any penalty a man who kills, wounds or injures a female relative who has committed adultery, and a...

Future Infantry Structure (16 Dec 2004)

Chris McCafferty: On behalf of my constituents in Calder Valley and those in Halifax—especially those currently serving in the Duke of Wellington Regiment in Iraq—may I warmly welcome my right hon. Friend's decision to form a Yorkshire regiment from the three current regiments? Although the Dukes are currently in Basra, they are very aware of the battle raging at home over their future and that of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (10 Nov 2004)

Chris McCafferty: My right hon. Friend will be aware that the Duke of Wellington's Regiment was recently deployed to Iraq for a second tour of duty in 14 months. Is he also aware that the regiment faces the indiscriminate chop by the Army review board while fighting in a conflict? Will he take a personal interest in the future of the Dukes, which is one of the Army's oldest and best recruited regiments?

Delivering Security in a Changing World: Future Capabilities (21 Jul 2004)

Chris McCafferty: ...always have a clear 24 months between operational tours? I ask that question because my own local regiment, the Duke of Wellington, which has a history of more than 300 years, is returning to Iraq in October after a stand-down time of only 14 months. If the answer to my questions is yes, will my right hon. Friend ensure that relevant Army officers are allowed to participate in discussions...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iraq (13 Jul 2004)

Chris McCafferty: Given the increasing difficulties for women in Iraq, can my right hon. Friend tell the House what progress has been made towards registering women's votes? Will any special measures be introduced to enable women to vote safely when the full democratic elections take place in Iraq in January?

Middle East (8 Sep 2003)

Chris McCafferty: The whole House will join the Foreign Secretary in sending condolences to the families and friends of British victims in Iraq—but in view of the continual newspaper reports of the killing of ordinary innocent Iraqis because of the over-zealous reaction of American forces, can the Foreign Secretary tell the House how many ordinary Iraqi men, women and children have died since the peace...

Written Answers — International Development: Iraq (28 Apr 2003)

Chris McCafferty: ...the Secretary of State for International Development whether her Department has contributed to the appeal of $5 million for the next six months to support UNFPA in their work with pregnant women in Iraq.

Written Answers — International Development: Sexual and Reproductive Health (28 Apr 2003)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development whether her Department is supporting NGOs in (a) Afghanistan and (b) Iraq to deliver reproductive health care.

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