Jeremy Corbyn: I thank the Minister for giving way; he is being most generous with his time. Can he cast any light on the Government’s views on the plight of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan in particular, and what would happen to their status in respect of recognition of a Palestinian state?
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has to offer (a) assistance and (b) monitoring for the forthcoming election in Democratic Republic of Congo; and if he will make a statement.
James Brokenshire: ...be subject to pre-legislative scrutiny. That will give Parliament the opportunity to examine its terms closely. In some ways, this underlines the point made by the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) in the previous debate about seeking to do this in a considered and measured way rather than in a febrile atmosphere—the draft Bill has been introduced to facilitate that....
James Brokenshire: Let me begin by addressing the points made by the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), who cut to the heart of a number of arguments surrounding this Bill and the measures that we judge appropriate. We would all like to live in a world where the measures contemplated in the Bill were not needed. The sad reality is that they are, as a continuing threat will be posed to this...
Jeremy Corbyn: Will the inquiry conducted by Sir Peter Gibson be held entirely in public? Will it have access to all the documents that have been discovered in Libya which, apparently, are now under the control of the national transitional council? Will it look at the question of British military involvement with Libya up until March and what lessons can be learned from that?
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Government of Morocco, (b) Government of Algeria and (c) United Nations on the future governance and security of the Western Sahara; and if he will make a statement.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average level of payment was under the housing benefit transitional payments scheme for each London borough in the latest period for which figures are available.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of recipients of housing benefit in each London borough whose rent level is greater than their entitlement to local housing allowance; and if he will make a statement.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Islington North constituency were (a) in receipt of jobseeker's allowance, (b) in receipt of income support and (c) not economically active or in receipt of benefits in each of the last 12 months for which information is available.
Jeremy Corbyn: Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?
Jeremy Corbyn: Does the Chancellor of the Exchequer have any concerns about the unaccountable power of the credit rating agencies, who, seemingly at a whim, can cause disasters to be visited on small and vulnerable economies, increase interest rates, and lead to public spending cuts and devastation to many poor people’s lives? Does he not think it is time that these rating agencies are brought under...
Jeremy Corbyn: May I give the Prime Minister another opportunity to say on what occasions, with whom and where, in the time since he became Prime Minister, he has ever discussed the Murdoch bid to take over BSkyB completely?
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the outcome of Al-Skeini v UK at the European Court of Human Rights, what consideration he is giving to withdrawing from the Chagos Islanders v UK case; what consideration he has given to an out-of-court settlement; and if he will make a statement.
Jeremy Corbyn: Will the Minister give way?
Jeremy Corbyn: Can I assure the Secretary of State that the views of my hon. Friend the Member for Newport West (Paul Flynn) are not necessarily those of a tiny minority or completely isolated? Does the Secretary of State not accept that it is time that this country took a reality check on the levels of global reach that the armed forces are expected to be able to undertake and the massive cost that we are...
Jeremy Corbyn: In the Home Secretary’s statement, she said that she was sorry that Sir Paul Stephenson had to resign. Does that mean that she thinks he should not have resigned and that he should have carried on, despite this cloud around his head? Could she explain what her thinking behind that is, or is it crocodile tears to cover the fact that she asked him to resign?
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) (a) on what date and (b) at what time she signed the order banning Sheikh Raed Salah from the UK; (2) what representations she received on the activities of Sheikh Raed Salah before she made the order banning him from entering the UK; and from whom each such representation was received.
Simon Burns: I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) on 7 June 2011, Official Report, column 88W.
Jeremy Corbyn: Is my right hon. Friend aware that after Soviet forces went into Afghanistan there was a considerable number of unreported demonstrations by the families of soldiers who had died there, and that there is a huge memorial movement within Russia today on behalf of those who are still not recognised for the sacrifices they made?
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what the length is of his Department's lease on Archway Tower, N19, in respect of (a) the Office of the Public Guardian and (b) the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service; and at what annual cost; (2) what plans he has for the future use of Archway Tower, N19.