Baroness Murphy: ...has pointed out that all big countries have bilateral agreements on customs co-operation, data exchange and standards. Only seven countries in the world trade with the EU on WTO terms alone, and they are pretty small fry, such as Cuba and Venezuela, which are rather disheartening bedfellows. Reverting to WTO rules is not simple, as we have already heard. It requires a division of EU import...
Baroness Anelay of St Johns: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the statement of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, published on 7 November, that the National Assembly of Venezuela is the only body empowered to issue a decision to remove the parliamentary immunity of Mr Freddy Guevara, Deputy First Vice-President of the National Assembly of Venezuela.
Baroness Anelay of St Johns: To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent representations they have made to the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela regarding (1) respecting the constitutional order in Venezuela, (2) the separation of powers, (3) the privilege of parliamentary immunity, and (4) human rights including freedom of expression and the right to due process.
Alan Duncan: ...Ministers discussed EU-NATO and met as the European Defence Agency Steering Board. EU Foreign and Defence Ministers also participated in a joint session on security and defence cooperation. Venezuela The Council adopted Conclusions on Venezuela and agreed targeted sanctions to encourage a peaceful, negotiated solution. These included an embargo on arms and related material that might be...
Jo Johnson: ...us interesting insights from Latin America, which I know is a source of great inspiration for those in the Labour party at present. We look with interest to see what other lessons he draws from Venezuela and countries from that part of the world, as Labour develops its ever-shifting policy on higher education. Every year, the Government consider the appropriate maximum level of tuition...
Andrew Bowie: ...will no doubt be aware that over the weekend Antonio Ledezma, the former mayor of Caracas and leading opponent of President Maduro, fled his house arrest, evaded security forces and made it out of Venezuela, managing to reach Spain. Any claim now that Venezuela constitutes anything like democracy is fantasy. Will my right hon. Friend join me in sending the best wishes and thoughts of all...
Stephen Kerr: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the implications of the increase in malaria cases in Venezuela for the World Health Organisation target of malaria elimination in the Americas by 2020.
Andrew Bridgen: I was disappointed with the European Council, as on this occasion it did not find the time to discuss the ongoing appalling situation in Venezuela. Does my right hon. Friend believe that this was to spare the blushes of the Leader of the Opposition, who, apparently, was in town working with the EU to undermine the UK’s negotiating position?
Tobias Ellwood: The requested information is provided below: Country of Birth Numbers of Regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2017 Egypt 10 Ethiopia 10 Israel 10 Somalia 10 Turkey 10 Venezuela - Bolivarian Republic of 10 Yemen 10 Ecuador 10 Afghanistan 10 British Indian Ocean Territory 10 Montserrat 10 Bahamas 10 Papua New Guinea 10 Rwanda 10 Tonga...
Lord Patten: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 25 September (HL1520), what is their long-term vision for Venezuela.
Emma Hardy: .... We know that mesh is the subject of international scrutiny, with legal cases in countries around the world, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, the USA and Venezuela.
Alan Duncan: ...Eastern Partnership Summit in November and discussed how best to build strong links with partners. Ministers agreed a number of measures without discussion: - The Council adopted Conclusions on Venezuela - The Council adopted Conclusions on indigenous peoples - The Council approved a concept of operations on regionalisation of CSDP action in the Sahel. - The Council approved the staff...
Mike Hill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what guidance his Department provides on accessing diplomatic assistance in Caracas during the ongoing political situation in Venezuela.
Helen Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what EU sanctions the UK is applying to (a) Venezuela or (b) Venezuelan citizens.
Theresa May: ...the shadow Chancellor gets nowhere near the Treasury. The Leader of the Opposition asked me earlier what planet I was on. Well, we all know what planet he and his shadow Chancellor are on: Planet Venezuela.
Helen Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if he will publish the assessments made of the military equipment approved for exports to Venezuela between 2015 and 2017.
Baroness Hooper: ...on 8 September in Gymnich, and in advance of the UN General Assembly, what action is being taken at the national and EU level to find a sustainable solution to the current political crisis in Venezuela.
Lord Patten: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of relations between the UK and Venezuela.
Lord Patten: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether in their bilateral discussions with the government of Venezuela they have raised ways of combating anti-semitism.
Lord Blencathra: ...Bulgaria, the German Democratic Republic, the Republic of Cuba, the People's Republic of Angola, the People's Socialist Republic of Albania, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and other countries which established governments founded on Marxist-socialist principles.