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Ann Clwyd

Labour MP, Cynon Valley , 3 May 1984 –

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NHS Long-Term Plan: Sewel Convention (18 Jun 2018)

Gavin Newlands: ...important: the election of Winnie Ewing to this place in 1967; Margaret Thatcher’s tenure as Prime Minister and her imposition of the poll tax; the fall of new Labour and the illegal invasion of Iraq; the creation of the Scottish Parliament and subsequent election of Alex Salmond as First Minister; and the election of an SNP Government in 2007 and every election since. However, I...

Operation Sophia: A Failed Mission (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (13 Jun 2018)

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey: ...just one meeting last Thursday. Therefore, what I shall say goes back some years but notes the progress that, believe it or not, has been made since I stood in no man’s land between Jordan and Iraq, where the only natural resources were scorpions, snakes and sun. I remember the efforts that we made through the Foreign Office to look after those migrants in those days—without...

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (11 Jun 2018)

Kevan Jones: ...reach, I support the proposal in the Bill for extra-territorial reach to enable actions to be brought against those who radicalise individuals from overseas. This has been an issue. Those returning from Syria, Iraq and other places have been using that so-called safe haven to put out propaganda deliberately aimed at vulnerable people to ensure that they can be radicalised and to incite...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Armed Forces: Personnel Levels (11 Jun 2018)

Nia Griffith: Potential recruits may well be concerned about the issue of legal claims against personnel and veterans, especially in the light of the Iraq historic allegations team debacle. It is now more than a year since the Conservatives made a manifesto promise to tackle those claims, and the issue has been raised repeatedly by hon. Members on both sides of the House. Why has nothing been done?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (11 Jun 2018)

Mary Glindon: During a recent visit to Iraq, a delegation from the all-party group on Kurdistan met British soldiers who have trained thousands of Peshmerga, helping the brave allies whose sacrifice and resistance to ISIS enhances our safety, and whose rights in a federal Iraq need international protection. Will the Minister confirm that the Department will continue that vital mentoring mission?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Limitation of Actions (11 Jun 2018)

Leo Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will bring forward legislative proposals for a statute of limitations to protect British veterans of combat operations in (a) Northern Ireland, (b) Iraq, (c) Afghanistan, (d) the Falklands and (e) all other combat theatres from (i) repeat prosecutions and (ii) unfounded historical allegations.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Contracts: Iraq (11 Jun 2018)

Ann Clwyd: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which Iraq (a) Government bodies, (b) non-Governmental organisations, (c) parliamentary bodies and (i) UK and (ii) Iraq (d) research foundations and (e) training entities have contracts with the UK Government for the provision of services in Iraq (A) currently and (B) which were signed in the last two years; what sums have been made available for...

Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme - Motion to Take Note (7 Jun 2018)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...other conditions to the scheme: it is open only to Syrian nationals who left the country at the start of the civil war and who are resident in particular host countries. If I am right, they are Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt. The scheme has been amended several times since then. When David Cameron was Prime Minister, the scheme expanded to include up to 20,000 of the most...

Hezbollah’s Rocket Arsenal: Southern Lebanon — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (6 Jun 2018)

Alistair Burt: ...proscribed Hezbollah’s external security organisation in 2001. In light of Hezbollah’s support for militant groups such as Jaysh al-Mahdi, which was responsible for attacks on British troops in Iraq, we extended the proscription in 2008 to include Hezbollah’s military wing, including its jihad council and all units reporting to it. We are working with our European...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Turkey: Cluster Munitions (5 Jun 2018)

Lord Hylton: discuss with the government of Turkey, through NATO and other channels, its alleged use of illegal cluster-weapons, in particular at Shushane village and near the city of Erbil in northern Iraq; and whether they will report the result of those discussions to Parliament.

First World War: Empire and Commonwealth Troops - Question for Short Debate (4 Jun 2018)

Baroness Benjamin: ...dispatches. By the end of World War I more than 15,500 West Indians had joined up and served with the allied forces. They experienced military service in Italy, Egypt, India, France, Belgium, Palestine and Iraq, as well as east Africa. Records show the British West Indies Regiment fought during the Somme offensive in September 1916. Although many died and many more were wounded or spent...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aid (4 Jun 2018)

Mark Lancaster: ... Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil France Bermuda Botswana Bulgaria Germany Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Canada Hong Kong Botswana Brunei Chile India Brazil Cameroon Croatia Iraq Brunei Canada Denmark Italy Burma Chile Djibouti Jamaica Cameroon China Dominican Republic Jordan Canada Colombia Egypt Kenya Chile Czech Republic Estonia Kosovo China...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Middle East (4 Jun 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many interpreters previously employed by foreign nations in Iraq and Afghanistan have come to live in the UK.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Countering Terrorism (4 Jun 2018)

Sajid Javid: ...approach to respond to the shifting nature of the threats we face, including terrorist exploitation of new technology, the increase in attacks in Europe, including the UK, as Daesh is forced into retreat in Syria and Iraq, and the speed with which people are being radicalised and plots developed. We will Introduce new counter-terrorism legislation to disrupt terrorist threats in the UK...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iraq: Elections (1 Jun 2018)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government what analysis they have made of the effect the victory of Muqtada al-Sadr in Iraq's parliamentary elections of 12 May will have on UK–Iraq relations and on the political situation in the Middle East as a whole.

UK and the Western Balkans (IRC Report) - Motion to Take Note (24 May 2018)

Baroness Helic: ...we have completed the task of stabilising the region—far from it—but because of the belief, justified in certain cases, that other issues demanded more attention from us: first Afghanistan, then Iraq, then the spread of international terrorism, and perhaps now Brexit. These competing priorities have driven the western Balkans down the agenda of the international community at a...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (24 May 2018)

Tom Brake: ..., here, with people trying to disrupt some of their services. We know that the Sunni and Shi’a communities in different parts of the middle east are persecuted by the other sect, and that the Yazidis in Iraq have suffered genocide at the hands of Daesh. The Jehovah’s Witnesses suffer persecution in Russia and, of course, Jews also face persecution in many parts of the world...

Turkey: Kurds and Yazidis in Syria - Question (23 May 2018)

Lord Lea of Crondall: .... Knowing the obvious paranoia in Ankara about the aspirations to some sort of Kurdish statehood, which is not going to happen in south-east Turkey, and about what is happening in Syria and in Iraq, did the Government raise this with President Erdogan? What sort of approach does the Minister think the international community, particularly in Europe, can take in relation to the...

UK Relations with Qatar — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (23 May 2018)

David Amess: ...between the RAF and the Qatar Emiri air force regularly take place at al-Udeid airbase. The base is at the heart of Qatari-British collaboration, and it played a vital role in our operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan. More recently, it has been at the forefront of Operation Shader and our engagement with the so-called Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Furthermore, the emirate has...

Christians Overseas (22 May 2018)

Fiona Bruce: this House, Parliament voted by 278 Members to nil to call on the Government to take action to hold to account the perpetrators of genocide against Christians, Yazidis and others in Syria and Iraq. Will he say what action has been taken since then, or perhaps write to us? In his response then, the Minister’s colleague said that the UK is taking an international lead on the issue....

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