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Ann Clwyd

Labour MP, Cynon Valley , 3 May 1984 –


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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Postage Stamps (24 Sep 2018)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to commission, or support the issue of, postage stamps to commemorate the contribution made by UK troops to operations in Iraq between 2003 and 2009.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Middle East: Islamic State (24 Sep 2018)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of IS fighters who remain in (1) Syria, and (2) Iraq; and what is their assessment of the threat those fighters pose.

Scottish Parliament: United Nations International Day of Peace 2018 (18 Sep 2018)

Rona Mackay: .... We can never stop countries engaging in civil war or stop a country committing violence against its people. However, I say again that we must not be enablers and that we must not use force on a quest for peace. We know from experience in Iraq and Afghanistan that it does not work. Neither should we forget that war has not broken out between European countries while they have been members...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iraq: Yazidis (17 Sep 2018)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with other EU and US aid administrations, and the Iraqi Kurdish authorities, about the rehabilitation of Yazidi families in Sinjar and the possibility of the creation of a cemetery and memorial to the victims of genocide.

Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - Question for Short Debate (13 Sep 2018)

Baroness Goldie: ...by citizens of a state against other citizens of that state constitute genocide. What is the UK response to atrocities? I shall illustrate. Let us take, for example, our action in response to the appalling actions of Daesh in Syria and Iraq, and by the Burmese military in Rakhine, to which a number of your Lordships referred. The UK has played a leading role in the 77-member Global...

Burma: Humanitarian Situation (13 Sep 2018)

Catherine West: ...torn from her arms and thrown into the fire. The 20th century has witnessed, time and again, assaults on the human race and communities, from the holocaust, to Rwanda, to Cambodia, to Srebrenica, to Halabja in Iraq—an attack against the Kurds. The next chapter of that woeful saga is unfolding in front of our very eyes, in a country that was globally looked on with such hope as Burma...

Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Business of the House (13 Sep 2018)

Danielle Rowley: ..., I had the pleasure of visiting the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. They are based in my constituency and have had a very busy year with deployments in Iraq, South Sudan and Cyprus. This month, they will parade through Penicuik and celebrate their achievements with the community—they are very well valued in the community. There is, though, a...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Yazidis (13 Sep 2018)

the Earl of Sandwich: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much humanitarian assistance they have given to the Yazidis in northern Iraq in each year since 2014; and what form this assistance takes within the current UK humanitarian programme in Iraq.

Criminal Justice System: Veterans — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (12 Sep 2018)

Madeleine Moon: ...who have suddenly moved into our criminal justice system and those who formed part of the sudden reduction in the size of our armed forces in 2010 and 2011? There are concerns that that might be part of the issue, as well as Iraq and Afghanistan. There also needs to be a greater effort to tackle sexual offences in the military, and domestic violence. The military justice system of course...

Scottish Parliament: Suicide Prevention (12 Sep 2018)

Maurice Corry: ...conducted by Johnston Press, reportedly found that 16 suicides had been committed by veterans in the UK since January this year. Seven of those individuals were known to have fought in Afghanistan and Iraq. To have in place a robust and effective suicide prevention plan that involves support for our veterans, we must have official access to such statistics.

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Entering or remaining in a designated area (11 Sep 2018)

John Woodcock: ...this country has been exposed through the current conflict against Daesh. By the Government’s own figures, more than 800 British citizens of interest to the security services have travelled to Iraq and Syria during the conflict. More than 400 of them, around half, have returned to the UK, yet there have only been 40 prosecutions for terrorist offences. That one in 10 rate is absurdly...

Funeral Poverty: Economic Justice Commission (11 Sep 2018)

Liam Byrne: ...s, we left a legacy that was considerably less. In power, we failed to tame and reform capitalism, and to bend it to the people’s purposes. That is what we must seek to do in the future. There was of course the tragic scar of errors in Iraq, but elsewhere we rolled forward public finance instead of reinvigorating a new public ethos, and our party was too top-down when we should have...

Yemen (11 Sep 2018)

John Howell: ...;s malign influence in the Middle East”. That is an accurate description of Iran’s influence. She went on to say: “we must also work together to push back against Iran’s aggressive regional actions, whether in Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, Syria or in the Gulf itself.” That is an important list of areas where Iran is trying to establish its own arc and explains why...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment (11 Sep 2018)

Mark Lancaster: ...TURUS VOGUL The countries referred to in the Department's Annual Report and Accounts include: Afghanistan Bahrain Bosnia and Herzegovina Columbia Cyprus Democratic Republic of Congo Egypt Estonia Iraq Italy Jordan Kenya Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Kosovo Kuwait Libya Mali Niger Nigeria Pakistan Poland Somalia South Sudan Ukraine United Arab Emirates Some operational names and locations have...

Idlib (10 Sep 2018)

Mike Gapes: ...We could have intervened in 2011, with humanitarian corridors and no-fly zones, and the Minister referred to the 2013 debate and others. However, why are we quite happy to hold inquiries when we do intervene, such as with Iraq, but not when we do not intervene? As the Committee points out, the consequences of non-intervention by the international community can be worse than those of...

United Nations General Assembly 2018: IRC Report - Question for Short Debate (6 Sep 2018)

Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone: ...and difficult times, I wanted to make a contribution. We see a world assailed almost daily by terrorist attacks—thousands killed, and hundreds of thousands displaced by sustained conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Yemen. We see insidious nationalism and xenophobia rising up across Europe and elsewhere. Fear and anger manifest themselves in a pervasive backlash against human...

Brexit, Science and Innovation: Global Britain and the International Rules-based Order (6 Sep 2018)

John Lamont: ...our world-leading international aid project. They do so by supporting a range of Scottish charities, such as Edinburgh-based Mercy Corps, which works in more than 40 countries including in war-torn Syria, Iraq and Yemen, and in the horn of Africa helping farmers escape poverty. EMMS International, which is based in Edinburgh, is providing palliative care for people and their families in...

Business of the House (6 Sep 2018)

Peter Bottomley: ...Ghana aged 4, when his father, as a senior United Nations official, was expelled from some other place. Kweku, until he came here aged 11—he has been here continuously since then—lived in Israel, Syria and Iraq. How is it public purpose that someone that age when he was last in Ghana should be expelled there as a consequence of the offence for which he was convicted?

Northern Ireland: Legacy of the Troubles - Question for Short Debate (5 Sep 2018)

Lord Craig of Radley: ...on that HIU will fail and collapse. To be charitable, the failure is more to do with mission impossible than those who tackle it. It brings echoes of the equally discredited IHAT and its successors in Iraq. These protracted, expensive procedures fail. They are not fit for purpose and should not be perpetuated. They may claim to follow the law—piffle! They do not provide justice or...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Training (5 Sep 2018)

Mark Lancaster: ...Republic East Timor Egypt Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gambia, The Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guyana Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia ...


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