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Women and Equalities: LGBT Equality (13 Sep 2018)

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: ...our LGBT friends around the world, particularly those who are seeking asylum? Will she therefore condemn the Home Office’s approach at the moment? It is deporting one of my constituents back to Venezuela after he has applied for asylum and married someone here and lived in Britain for three years. The Home Office still says that Venezuela is a safe place for an LGBT person to live....

Colombia Peace Process — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (12 Sep 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...across a ravine in Nepal. That was an example of an infrastructure project that DFID had sponsored; they benefited from my very effective ministerial decisions. However, I have to say that the question of DFID involvement in the continent is thrown into stark relief by the growing collapse of Venezuela next door. On the arrest of the FARC leader Jesús Santrich, there is always a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Informal meeting of European Union (EU) Foreign Ministers (Gymnich): 30-31 August 2018 (12 Sep 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...Republic of Macedonia and expressed their full support for the agreement that was reached between Athens and Skopje on 17 June. Any other business (AOB) Under AOB Ministers briefly discussed the situation in Venezuela and Operation Sophia. Multilateralism The Foreign Ministers of the Candidate countries joined EU Ministers for this working session. Ministers reaffirmed the importance of...

Trade Bill - Second Reading (11 Sep 2018)

Lord Livermore: ..., if we were to leave the EU with no deal, Britain would be the only country in the world which did not have a single trade agreement with anyone else. In fact, I might be wrong. I believe that there are two countries in the world that trade only on WTO terms: Venezuela and Yemen. Quite an ambition for a country such as ours. This Bill is necessary only because of the Government’s...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Venezuela: Refugees (10 Sep 2018)

Helen Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he had had with his Latin American counterparts on their response to Venezuelan refugees.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Venezuela: Refugees (10 Sep 2018)

Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support the Government provides to Venezuelan refugees living in other Latin American countries.

Brexit, Science and Innovation: Global Britain and the International Rules-based Order (6 Sep 2018)

Emily Thornberry: ...moral force to all countries, whether friend or foe, or do we decide in practice that there is one set of rules that we rightly apply with great vigour when it comes to countries such as Russia, Syria, Libya, Venezuela or Iran but another that we apply to America, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel or China? That is the crux of today’s debate and why I have been so interested to hear...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Venezuela: Overseas Aid (6 Sep 2018)

Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether the Government has provided aid to the Government of Venezuela in the last 12 months.

Public Sector Pay (24 Jul 2018)

Rachel Maclean: ...noise from the Opposition Benches. If we were to follow the policies of the right hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell), we would see inflation of 1,000,000%, such as they have in Venezuela—a country that he suggests we all follow the example of. I welcome the pay rises that we will see for teachers in my schools in Redditch. Can my right hon. Friend tell me again...

Obesity - Question for Short Debate (18 Jul 2018)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...I wholeheartedly agree that we need an honest campaign to tackle obesity. It is a problem of plenty, which makes one feel uncomfortable when one thinks of those in parts of Africa, North Korea and even Venezuela where people still suffer from malnutrition. Obesity poses a serious health risk in the UK. It causes real harm and costs the NHS a fortune in treating diabetes, high blood...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report 2017 (16 Jul 2018)

Jeremy Hunt: ...Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Libya, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yemen and Zimbabwe. This year marks the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The report I have laid before Parliament today demonstrates that the...

Neglected Tropical Diseases - Question for Short Debate (11 Jul 2018)

Baroness Hayman: ...been referred to—there are also areas where success has stalled. Sometimes that is because of conflict and political destabilisation. Last year we discussed the areas of Syria and Iraq, which have seen a rise in NTDs, but also in Venezuela destabilisation has resulted in the rise of Chagas disease, malaria infections and indeed schistosomiasis. The noble Baroness, Lady Stroud, said...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council - 25 June 2018 (5 Jul 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...Council decided to put 11 individuals holding official positions under restrictive measures who are responsible for human rights violations and for undermining democracy and the rule of law in Venezuela; - The Council approved the Progress Catalogue 2018; - The Council adopted conclusions on EU cooperation with cities and local authorities in third countries. ...

Food Advertising (Protection of Children from Targeting): Draft EU-Canada Trade Agreement Order (26 Jun 2018)

John Spellar: .... It is a big investor in the UK, and a country with which we ought to be doing a trade deal as part of the world trading order. So I say again: if not Canada, who? I suppose we could do a trade deal with Venezuela, but it might not meet the human rights hurdle any time soon. What have the underlying problems been? I can give the House two examples. First, my hon. Friend the Member for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (26 Jun 2018)

Boris Johnson: The hon. Lady’s concerns are shared by all the countries surrounding Venezuela, and the UK signed up to the conclusions of the Lima Group. Yesterday, in the Foreign Affairs Council, the European Union agreed further targeted sanctions against individuals in the Maduro regime.

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...

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