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Labour MP, Cynon Valley , 3 May 1984 –


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Armed Forces Act 2006 - Question for Short Debate (23 Nov 2017)

Lord Thomas of Gresford: ...called for the repeal of Section 42 and for the extension of universal jurisdiction to sexual crimes so that rape, murder and serious crime could be tried in the ordinary British courts if they are committed abroad. Now, though, with the return of the Army from Germany and the ease of travel that has caused all serious trials from Iraq and Afghanistan to be heard at Colchester or Bulford,...

Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917 — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (23 Nov 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: ...so, we would protect ourselves and our sovereign territory—and, in that case, the Islanders’ right to govern. More recently, we have had frontline jet squadrons operating in areas across the Gulf, first in the Gulf war in 1991 and most recently against Daesh in Syria and Iraq. It is clear that they played a pivotal role, working with the coalition in the skies and training the...

UK Defence Forces - Motion to Take Note (23 Nov 2017)

Earl Howe: ...increasingly challenging, it is right that we should reflect on our place in the world. State-on-state competition and regional instability are on the rise. The coalition is close to defeating Daesh in Iraq and Syria but this will not bring an end to the larger conflict. Meanwhile, Libya and Yemen continue to be gripped by unrest, while Lebanon is fighting to avoid political crisis. We...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Iraq: Housing (23 Nov 2017)

Daniel Kawczynski: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assistance her Department is giving to provide accommodation to replace homes that have been destroyed in Iraq.

Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism: British Nationals Abroad (23 Nov 2017)

Ben Wallace: Everyone who returns from taking part in the conflict in Syria or Iraq will be investigated by the police to determine if they have committed criminal offences, and to ensure that they do not pose a threat to our national security. Where there is evidence that crimes have been committed, those responsible should expect to be prosecuted under the full range of existing counter terrorism...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Syria: Military Intervention (22 Nov 2017)

Mark Lancaster: ...civilian population from the terrorists' evil rule. That campaign is making excellent progress; local forces have now recaptured more than 90% of the territory that Daesh once controlled across Iraq and Syria.

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (21 Nov 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: ..., can my noble friend the Minister say what steps the Government will take to provide a licensing system for essential civilian and humanitarian activity? Then there are lessons to be learned from Iraq and Somalia, where, as an unintended consequence, broad-based sanctions have impacted adversely on the civilian population, demonstrating the need for frequent scrutiny and review....

UK Amphibious Capability — [James Gray in the Chair] (21 Nov 2017)

Ruth Smeeth: ...awaited, if slow-motion, collapse of the Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe. In the middle east, the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran has reached terrifying new depths in Yemen, with knock-on consequences in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria. That is only in the last seven days. There are other threats we need to ensure we can militate against, from our counter-Daesh efforts to, most importantly of...

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Islamic State (21 Nov 2017)

Ben Wallace: The Government has been consistently clear; everyone who returns from taking part in the conflict in Syria or Iraq will be investigated by the police to determine if they have committed criminal offences. Where there is a case to answer those individuals will be prosecuted. We are working with our international partners, bilaterally and via the UN, to improve the sharing of information to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sexual Offences (21 Nov 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ..., the UN Security Council unanimously adopted UK-drafted UNSCR 2379, setting up an investigative team to gather evidence of crimes committed by Daesh, including sexual violence, beginning in Iraq. The team will be led by a Special Adviser with a mandate to promote the need to hold Daesh to account across the globe.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Syria: Humanitarian Aid (21 Nov 2017)

Lord Bates: DFID is delivering medical and other aid to north-east Syria, including Jazira and Kobane, from Damascus and cross border from Iraq. We recently announced a further £10 million to meet the needs of those displaced by conflict in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor, many of whom have fled to Kobane and Jazira. The UK will not provide any support for reconstruction in Syria until a comprehensive,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (21 Nov 2017)

Alistair Burt: This has been a difficult recent chapter between the Kurdish region and Iraq. So far, because of good sense on both sides and a desire to reconcile, there has been no physical conflict at the border area. It is essential that both the Government in Baghdad and those in Erbil find a way through the present constitutional difficulties to make sure that the long-standing concerns of the Kurdish...

Yemen: Humanitarian and Political Situation - Statement (20 Nov 2017)

Lord Marlesford: ...would be to intervene in this military conflict, for several reasons? The obvious one is that using sophisticated western weapons on their own would never win that war. The only way, as we have seen in Iraq and Syria, is boots on the ground, and the last time there was a major boots-on-the-ground intervention in Yemen was in 1964-66, when Egypt suffered 28,000 casualties. Secondly, does he...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Nationals Abroad: Terrorism (20 Nov 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...threat: focusing on UK-linked individuals returning to the UK, and considering foreign terrorist fighter flows overseas. Everyone who returns to the UK from taking part in the conflict in Syria or Iraq must expect to be investigated by the police to determine if they have committed criminal offences and ensure that they do not pose a threat to our national security. The police have a range...

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Syria (17 Nov 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: Everyone who returns from taking part in the conflict in Syria or Iraq will be investigated by the police to determine if they have committed criminal offences, and to ensure that they do not pose a threat to our national security. Alongside criminal sanctions we have the power in certain circumstances, if appropriate, to mandate attendance in de-radicalisation programmes, which will provide...

Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism: British Nationals Abroad (17 Nov 2017)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 6 November (HL2663), how many individuals who took part in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq have been charged with terrorist or other criminal offences relating to their activities in Syria, following their return to the UK; and if that figure cannot be published, why not.

Defence Aerospace Industrial Strategy (16 Nov 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: ...-related exports in the last decade, 85% was generated by aerospace, and much of that was from the combat air sector. Crucially, as the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent North mentioned, we are using our kit in places such as Iraq today. A combination of our Tornados and Typhoons has helped to bring Daesh to its knees and liberated millions of people from an evil death cult. I am sure hon....


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