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Baroness Warsi

Conservative Peer (15 Oct 2007 – current)


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Business of the House (28 Apr 2011)

John Spellar: May I thank the Leader of the House for finally getting a Minister to reply to my persistent questions on the disgraceful claim made by Baroness Warsi that the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority at the general election because of electoral fraud, predominantly in the Asian community? The claim was completely refuted by the Electoral Commission, which reported only two...

Introduction: Baroness Warsi (15 Oct 2007)

—Sayeeda Hussain Warsi, having been created Baroness Warsi, of Dewsbury in the County of West Yorkshire, for life—Was, in her robes, introduced between the Lord Strathclyde and the Baroness Morris of Bolton.

Written Answers — House of Lords: House of Lords: Baroness Warsi (10 Jul 2012)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: To ask Her Majesty's Government for which Departments Baroness Warsi speaks and answers questions in the House of Lords. To ask Her Majesty's Government on how many occasions since her appointment to the Government Baroness Warsi has (1) answered oral parliamentary questions, and (2) taken part in debates.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Ramadan (21 Jul 2014)

Stephen Williams: Ministers in the Department have undertaken the following events: Baroness Stowell CSCA Centre Iftar, Manor House— 12 July 2014 Baroness Warsi Lambeth Palace Iftar— 16 July 2014 Stephen Williams Chaul End Community Centre Iftar, Luton— 6 July 2014 Alyth Synagogue Iftar, Alyth Gardens— 7 July 2014 Easton Community Centre Iftar, Bristol— 13 July 2014 The Secretary of State and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Elections: Fraud (22 Dec 2010)

Lord Touhig: ...'s Government, further to the answer by Lord McNally on 1 November (Official Report, col. 1415), whether they had full and detailed knowledge of the allegations of electoral fraud made by Baroness Warsi when questioned about this in the House on 5 October. To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Prime Minister asked to be briefed on the allegations of electoral fraud made by Baroness Warsi.

Equality Bill — Committee (3rd Day) (19 Jan 2010)

Lord Low of Dalston: .... It got there by a rather roundabout route, I think. The Government, as the Minister has explained, tabled their first amendment, which covered half the ground, and the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, put down another amendment for the Opposition, covering the rest of the ground, and which I supported. When the Government took over the amendment of the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, and, as the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Islamic State Conference (30 Jul 2013)

Baroness Warsi: ...one of a number of speakers who were unable to address the Summit. Copies of my speech were distributed at the Summit, and also published online at https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/baroness-warsi-addres ses-organisation-of-islamic-cooperation-summit.

Equality Bill: Committee (2nd Day) (13 Jan 2010)

Baroness Warsi: ...Scientology. With that, I beg leave to withdraw the amendment. Amendment 20 withdrawn. Clause 10 agreed. Clauses 11 and 12 agreed. Clause 13 : Direct discrimination Amendment 21 Moved by Baroness Warsi 21: Clause 13, page 7, line 5, leave out "because" and insert "on the grounds"

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bosnia and Herzegovina (24 Jun 2013)

David Lidington: The Government is usually represented at the memorial event held in Srebrenica by our ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Senior Minister of State, my right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi, also attended in 2010 and 2011. This year the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), Baroness Warsi and the...

Gibraltar and Spain — Question (20 Nov 2013)

Baroness Warsi: My Lords, I am afraid that you have the McNally and Warsi show today. We welcome the fact that the Commission has put Spain on notice and has made recommendations to the Spanish Government to improve the functioning of the border, which, if implemented, will reduce delays. We have published the Commission’s letter to the UK and Gibraltar and we encourage Spain to do likewise. Chief Minister...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan: Blasphemy (28 Mar 2011)

Alistair Burt: I raised the blasphemy laws with Pakistan's former Minister for Minorities Mr. Shahbaz Bhatti in January this year. My noble Friend the Lady Warsi also raised these issues with the Speaker of the Pakistan Parliament on 17 January 2011. Following Mr Bhatti's murder, the Prime Minister wrote to express his condolences to President Zardari. I made a statement condemning his killing, alongside...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan: Christianity (21 Mar 2011)

Alistair Burt: I raised religious freedoms, including the treatment of Christians in Pakistan, with Pakistan's former Minister for Minorities Mr. Shahbaz Bhatti in January this year. My noble Friend Lady Warsi also raised these issues with the Speaker of the Pakistan Parliament on 17 January 2011. Following Mr Bhatti's murder, my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister wrote to express his condolences to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: Photography and Film (1 Dec 2010)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach: ...while being employed by the Cabinet Office: photographing the Deputy Prime Minister with the British Youth Council;photographing the Deputy Prime Minister-preparing for PMQs;photographing Baroness Warsi meeting US ambassador;photographing the Deputy Prime Minister meeting the Turkish President;photographing Baroness Warsi in her office;photographing the Deputy Prime Minister meeting...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (17 Dec 2013)

Hugh Robertson: On 10 December, our high commissioner in Dhaka made representations to the Government of Bangladesh. On the same day the Senior Minister of State, my right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi issued a statement expressing her deep concern at the imminent execution and restating our opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances. During her visit to Bangladesh on 12...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration (8 Mar 2010)

Lord Young of Norwood Green: ...in the last five years. I have asked the Chief Executives of the Executive Agencies to respond directly to the noble Baroness. Letter from Stephen Speed, The Insolvency Service, to Baroness Warsi, dated March 2010. The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has asked me to reply to your question regarding the number of staff appointed in the Insolvency...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Jun 2012)

David Cameron: Yes; I think there is a very significant difference between the two cases. In the case of Baroness Warsi, there has not been a judge-led inquiry, with witnesses taking evidence under oath, to get to all the factual information behind her case. That is why I have asked Sir Alex Allan to look at the case and establish some of the facts. I have to say, I am entirely happy with the explanation...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (11 Mar 2013)

Alistair Burt: The Senior Minister of State, my right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi, had a very successful trip to Bangladesh. She discussed a wide range of topics with various interlocutors. With Bangladesh set for its next parliamentary elections by January 2014, the visit was an opportunity to deliver messages on the importance of free, fair and participatory elections to Bangladeshi Prime...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Religious Freedom (19 Dec 2013)

David Lidington: ...to do so including through our new expert advisory group on freedom of religion or belief, which we will establish under the Senior Minister of State, my right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Warsi in the new year. We believe that there is a need for a stronger international response to the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities around the world. For this reason Baroness...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bangladesh (25 Apr 2013)

Alistair Burt: ...any instances of violence and discrimination against individuals or groups. We continue to raise our concerns over attacks on minorities. The Senior Minister of State, my noble Friend, Baroness Warsi, raised these issues directly with the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, during her visit to Bangladesh in February. Our high commissioner in Dhaka also called for the Bangladesh...

Isil — Question (14 Oct 2014)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: My Lords, this is a matter that I discussed this very morning with a group set up by my noble friend Lady Warsi at the Foreign Office. She did most important work; the group is considering freedom of religion or belief. I can say firmly not only that this is one of the six priorities for this Government, but, as when my noble friend Lady Warsi led on this, it is a personal priority for me to...


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