Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...to spend 0.7% GNI on development aid and 2% GDP on defence. We will continue to take a compassionate and pragmatic approach to global problems such as the migrant crisis, including supporting refugees in their region and seeking peaceful settlements in conflict-affected countries such as Syria, Libya and Yemen. I am being reminded of the time. The UK remains an open, progressive,...
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he first became aware of reports that UK-manufactured cluster bombs were used to target civilians in Yemen.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he had with the US administration on Yemen during his recent visit to the US in January 2017; and if he will make a statement.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he next plans to visit Yemen.
Stephen Gethins: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what reports she has recently received of child malnutrition and starvation in Yemen.
Louise Ellman: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to increase humanitarian assistance to Yemen; and if she will make a statement.
Tom Brake: ...and Commonwealth Affairs, if the Government will publish the findings on which its assessment of alleged violations of international humanitarian law by airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is based.
Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the number of Yemeni civilians who have been killed in airstrikes since the bombing of a funeral hall in Sanaa on 10 October 2016.
Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that her decisions on levels of aid to South Sudan and Yemen do not affect aid decisions made by other countries.
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to improve access for aid organisations to deliver humanitarian assistance to affected areas in Yemen.
Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on each of the findings of the Saudi-led Coalition's Joint Incident Assessment Team's investigations of eight airstrikes, published on 4 August 2016.
Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Prime Minister, whether she discussed the conflict in Yemen with the Saudi government on (a) 15 September and (b) 7 December 2016.
Liz McInnes: ...is derived from historical warfare, but the suppression of fair and democratic systems and the upholding of human rights are a grave cause for concern. The world’s eyes are currently focused on the devastation of the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, which, of course, we have just debated in this Chamber, but we must not turn a blind eye to this region, which has seen its own horrors of...
Stephen Twigg: ...aspects; it is not simply a question of international trade. Evidence to my Select Committee from humanitarian organisations said: “There is a paradox at the heart of the” UK’s “approach to Yemen.” We are generous on aid but we are also contributing to the conflict through our arms sales. There are different views on arms among those on both sides of the...
Lord West of Spithead: ...concern. We must strain every sinew to understand him and keep open a dialogue. There is instability in the Middle East. It is difficult to identify a country that is not in turmoil—Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Libya—and countries such as Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt are under severe strain. The flexing of muscles by Iran and Turkey, as regional powers; the Sunni/Shia divide;...
John Bercow: ...Colleagues know that my normal practice is to facilitate everyone who wishes to take part in the business question, and I am keen to sustain that record, but they should be aware that the debate on Yemen is heavily subscribed and some priority has also to be attached to that. In short, we need short questions and short answers if I am not to leave colleagues disappointed.
Stephen Doughty: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, on what date his predecessor was informed of errors in answers to Parliamentary Questions and Statements on Yemen which resulted in the correction of 21 July 2016, HCWS125, being issued.
Hilary Benn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to Freedom of Information Request Ref: 0709, Breaches of international humanitarian law Yemen, which Minister referenced is of the opinion that the disclosure of the information concerned would be likely to inhibit the free and frank provision of advice and the free and frank exchange of views for the purposes...