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Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (11 May 2021)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...are the symptom, not the cause. Refugees undertake dangerous journeys because they are desperate and they are in a dangerous situation. We have to look at the causes. The wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya, the oppression of the Rohingya people in Myanmar, the way in which militia groups in the Congo have driven people off their land to make way for mining corporations, and the way...

Covid-19: Syria - Question (29 Apr 2021)

Covid-19: Syria - Question

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Refugees (29 Apr 2021)

Nigel Adams: ...The UK endorsed the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) in 2018, the first international framework for cooperation on migration. The UK resettled over 20,000 refugees fleeing the brutal conflict in Syria through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS). This included those requiring urgent medical treatment, survivors of violence, torture, and women and children at risk to safely...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Middle East and North Africa: Overseas Aid (29 Apr 2021)

Anna McMorrin: ...effect of the reduction in Official Development Assistance funding on non-governmental organisations' (a) programming and (b) levels of in-country staff to deliver programmes in (i) Yemen, (ii) Syria, (iii) the Occupied Palestinian Territories, (iv) Lebanon, (v) Turkey, (vi) Egypt, (vii) Iraq, (viii) Libya and (ix) refugee settlements in Europe.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Syria: Coronavirus (29 Apr 2021)

Anna McMorrin: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the delivery of covid-19 vaccines via the COVAX facility in Syria are not (a) disrupted and (b) manipulated by the Syrian Government.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Africa: Overseas Aid (29 Apr 2021)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much Official Development Assistance (ODA) to (1) the Democratic Republic of the Congo, (2) Lebanon, (3) Libya, (4) Nigeria, (5) Syria, and (6) Somalia, will be reduced as a result of the plan to reduce the commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income (GNI) on ODA to 0.5 per cent.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Palestinians: Refugees (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Hylton: ...what assistance they are providing in the current financial year to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees; and whether they will publicise the needs of Palestinian refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Private Notice Question (28 Apr 2021)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: The noble Lord speaks with authority as a former ambassador to Syria. We do not accept dual British nationals being used as diplomatic leverage. Iran is responsible for putting Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe and other dual nationals, such as Anoosheh Ashoori and Morad Tahbaz, through this intolerable ordeal, and it remains on Iran to release them to allow them to be reunited with their families. We...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Middle East and North Africa: Internally Displaced People and Refugees (28 Apr 2021)

James Cleverly: ...across the region against the challenging financial climate created by COVID-19. We are prioritising essential humanitarian assistance to those worst affected by conflict and COVID-19, notably in Syria and Yemen. We are continuing to focus on education and getting vulnerable girls into school and will also continue to support conflict resolution and stabilisation, open societies. Alongside...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Syria and Yemen: Coronavirus (28 Apr 2021)

Anna McMorrin: ...he has made of the potential effect of the reduction in official development assistance on the logistics, delivery and rollout of a covid-19 vaccine in active conflict zones in (a) northwest Syria, (b) northeast Syria and (c) Yemen.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Antisemitism: International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition (27 Apr 2021)

Liz Kimmins: ...other Members mentioned, the disgraceful vandalism of Jewish graves in Belfast City Cemetery and the writing of racist slogans in Jonesborough in my constituency. We also saw a horrific attack on a Syrian family who had moved into the area just 24 hours before. Like millions of people from the Jewish community who had to flee their homes during the Holocaust 80 years ago, that family had...

Support for Asylum Seekers — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (27 Apr 2021)

John Martin McDonnell: ...constituency have been used to house 600 asylum seekers, as a response to the covid pandemic. I welcome those people into my constituency. I have met them and they are largely seeking refuge from Syria, Iran and other oppressive regimes or war-torn or impoverished areas of the world. Many arrived here with little more than the clothes they stand up in. To respond, I set up a working group,...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid (27 Apr 2021)

Cat Smith: ...and Development Affairs, pursuant to his Written Statement of 21 April 2021 on UK Official Development Assistance departmental allocations 2021-22, Official Report, HCWS935, in addition to Yemen, Syria, Somalia, and South Sudan which other countries will receive humanitarian aid in 2021; and how much official development assistance has been allocated to each country.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Syria: Overseas Aid (27 Apr 2021)

Anna McMorrin: ...of the 2021-22 reduction in Overseas Development Assistance on (a) the humanitarian response, (b) health, (c) poverty alleviation, (d) food security and nutrition and (e) conflict resolution in Syria.

ODA Budget (26 Apr 2021)

Andrew Mitchell: ...to the poorest and the election manifesto commitment on which we were all elected, and which this country previously has so proudly upheld? Do the Government understand that the aid cut to Syria undermines our key ally in the middle east, Jordan, and will increase the flow of refugees into Europe? Do the Government realise that sending 300 troops to Mali while cutting humanitarian aid to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Syria: Islamic State (26 Apr 2021)

Tulip Siddiq: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of British nationals associated with ISIS detained in north-east Syria in areas under the control of the Kurdish authorities; and how many of those British nationals are children.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Syria: Overseas Aid (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which the government of Syria has (1) restricted aid (a) supplies, and (b) personnel, seeking to enter Syria, and (2) manipulated these to serve its purposes, since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Syria: Humanitarian Aid (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they (1) have taken, or (2) plan to take, to achieve the re-opening of former crossing points into Syria for humanitarian supplies at (a) Bab al-Salam, (b) Yarubiyah, and (c) al-Ramtha.

Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy - Motion to Take Note (22 Apr 2021)

Lord McNicol of West Kilbride: ...to slash the aid budget. The cuts will mean a reduction of up to 60% of the support we give to Yemen, one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, and by cutting programmes in Iraq and Syria, where the Foreign Secretary has previously accepted that humanitarian work is essential to the security efforts to counter ISIS, the UK could now be leaving fertile ground for future...


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