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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Palestinians: Recognition of States (20 Jun 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Sweden; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Holy See, which is not a member of the United Nations but has permanent observer status, has also recognised a Palestinian state.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Elections (8 Jun 2018)

Nigel Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the transparency and legitimacy of the electoral process in Venezuela.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 28 May 2018 (6 Jun 2018)

Alan Duncan: ..., its role in regional conflicts, and the human rights situation. Ministers stressed the need to continue engaging with the US, a long-standing partner and ally, on all issues, including Iran. Venezuela Ministers exchanged views on Venezuela, following the recent elections and adopted conclusions setting out the EU’s concerns. Gaza Over lunch, Ministers discussed the situation in...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Venezuela: Overseas Aid (5 Jun 2018)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to support Venezuelan women and children during the current shortages of food and medicine and the child malnutrition crisis identified earlier this year by UNICEF; and what oversight they have over the end use of British aid money in Venezuela.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 28 May 2018 (24 May 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (HRVP), Federica Mogherini. The meeting will be held in Brussels. The FAC will discuss current affairs, Iran, DRC, Post-Cotonou and Venezuela and possibly the Middle East Peace Process (MEPP). Foreign Affairs Council. Iran Ministers will have a substantive discussion on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) following...

Transport Secretary: East Coast Franchise (23 May 2018)

Chris Grayling: ...to give way at the moment. I will take no lessons from a party that says that it wants to dismantle capitalism and create a socialist society that looks fondly towards the disaster that has been Venezuela. Madam Deputy Speaker, did you hear the shadow Chancellor talking at the weekend about his vision for a socialist Britain? This is a man who does not even believe in private property....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Elections (23 May 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the Government of Venezuela on safeguards to ensure that the forthcoming elections in that country are free, fair and transparent.

Scottish Parliament: Sistema Scotland and the Big Noise Orchestra (23 May 2018)

Jenny Marra: ...light and radiance the most. It is at least 10 years, and probably more, since I sat in the Royal Festival Hall in London to hear—and watch, as it is a spectacle—the Simón Bolívar orchestra from Venezuela perform. It is the original Sistema orchestra, whose members are probably in their 40s now. As I sat there in London, I thought that such a community would be great...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Council (22 May 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...Senegal Sierra Leone Singapore South Africa South Pacific Soviet Union Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Swaziland Sweden Tanzania Thailand Tunisia Turkey Uganda United Arab Emirates USA Venezuela Yemen, Republic of Yugoslavia Zambia Zimbabwe (2) In 2000, as stated in the 1999-2000 Annual Report, the British Council had offices in the following countries*: *Details are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Cost of Living (22 May 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: ...to “overthrow capitalism”. If we were to do that, there would be fewer businesses, fewer jobs, higher taxes and higher mortgage rates—and we would all be queuing for food, as people are in Venezuela.

United Nations Human Rights Council: Resolution on Gaza - Statement (21 May 2018)

Baroness Deech: ...United Nations Human Rights Council on notice for its disproportionate focus on Israel? It is a council that contains countries not noted for their support of human rights, such as Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Qatar and Burundi. Would he entrust the council with an independent investigation into, for example, the behaviour of British soldiers in Iraq? I am pretty sure that I know what his...

Gaza: Un Human Rights Council Vote (21 May 2018)

Zac Goldsmith: The UN Human Rights Council has held a total of 28 urgent sessions; not one of them has focused on Iran, North Korea, Turkey, Russia, China, Venezuela, Yemen, Crimea, Pakistan, Somalia and so on, yet eight of those 28 have been on Israel. Does my right hon. Friend agree that that organisation lacks any credibility whatsoever as an impartial observer?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Election Observers (10 May 2018)

Emily Thornberry: ...State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on the potential deployment of an EU Election Observation Mission to monitor the Presidential election due to be held in Venezuela on 20 May 2018 following the recent invitation issued by the Foreign Minister of that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Conditions of Employment (10 May 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his counterpart in Venezuela on the Government of that country co-operating fully with the Commission of Inquiry launched by the International Labour Organisation on 21 March 2018 in relation to alleged violations of workers' rights in that country.

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords]: Periodic reports on exercise of power to make regulations under section 1 (1 May 2018)

Henry Bellingham: ...a decent transition, many of the corporate registrations will not stay in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Anguilla and so on: they will move to places such as Delaware, Panama, Venezuela, Nebraska and Equatorial Guinea—which my right hon. Friend the Member for Sutton Coldfield and I know well, as we have both visited it. Unless we are incredibly careful,...

School Funding (25 Apr 2018)

Maria Caulfield: ...have to wait until the next election to find out. The Labour party’s aspiration is to spend, spend, spend—with no idea where the money is coming from. But we know from the Labour leader that Venezuela is the role model that his party is following—an aspiration to all of us fighting against austerity and neoliberal economics. At schools in Venezuela, children are missing...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 26 February 2018 (13 Mar 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...Ministers reiterated the EU's commitment to strengthening bilateral relations whilst underlining the need to continue adopting and implementing key reforms for the benefit of Moldovan citizens. Venezuela Ministers exchanged views on the political stalemate in the country following the suspension of the Santo Domingo talks between the Government and the Opposition and the announcement of...

Security and Policing: Facial Recognition Technology - Question for Short Debate (1 Mar 2018)

Lord Marlesford: ...that fork by suggesting that it depends on which country you live in. If, for example, you live in—to take the ultimate—North Korea, or—to take the intermediate—perhaps Russia or Venezuela, it is rather different to living in a European country, or at least most European countries, and many other countries in the world. For me, that is a practical and philosophical...

Petition - Nature Reserves in Dudley South: Suspicious Deaths Abroad (28 Feb 2018)

Hannah Bardell: ...Friend the Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady) has a constituent, Julie Love, who has done a huge amount of work on this issue following the death of her son Colin, who died in a swimming accident in Venezuela. She successfully campaigned to have the law changed in Scotland on fatal accident inquiries. The correspondence with the Government on both of my constituency cases has...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Aid Spending (28 Feb 2018)

Diana R. Johnson: I was concerned to read that £160,000 of the £5.8 million of UK aid spent with Venezuela was being used for training its repressive security services. I understand this was under review last summer, so will the Minister update us with the latest on that?


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