Lord Singh of Wimbledon: ...our Government and the Governments of the USA and France. While wringing their hands about the monster Assad’s supposed chemical weapon attack on little children, they have all in the last two or three of weeks signed billion-dollar deals with Saudi Arabia to export arms for use in Yemen, so that Saudi Arabia can strut its military might in the Middle East with the continued bombing...
Dan Carden: ...Affairs, whether the Government has made representations to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Government of Saudi Arabia on the bombing of an Internally Displaced Person Camp in Hodeidah, Yemen, on 3 April 2018; and if he will make a statement.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to strengthen the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism for Yemen.
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David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will press for an early recall of the UN Security Council in order to seek a resolution to the conflict in Yemen.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the Government has provided to the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism for Yemen.
Margaret Mitchell: ...to those living in Scotland but to the 72 countries that still criminalise same-sex relationships. Those include eight countries where homosexuality may result in the death penalty, including Iran, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. That is a chilling reminder that there are still huge challenges to be faced in striving to secure equal rights for all, in Scotland and also beyond. More...
Emma Hardy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps is his Department taking to improve the effectiveness of the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism for Yemen.
Jeremy Corbyn: ...that would make it “harder to build consensus and tackle global threats.” There are dangers in arrogating to ourselves the right to take action selectively under the doctrine of humanitarian intervention. For example, there is a crisis in Yemen, and there have been vetoes at the UN Security Council by other parties, and indeed by the UK, to prevent even moderate criticism of...
Jeremy Corbyn: ...would have no bearing on the civil war. The Prime Minister has reiterated that today by saying that this is not what these military strikes were about. Does, for example, the humanitarian crisis in Yemen entitle other countries to arrogate to themselves the right to bomb Saudi airfields or its positions in Yemen, especially given its use of banned cluster bombs and white phosphorus? Three...
Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the delivery and distribution of aid, including food, to Yemen through the ports in Yemen.
Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to table a resolution in the UN Security Council calling for an immediate ceasefire and peace talks in Yemen.
Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are bringing diplomatic pressure to bear on the government of Saudi Arabia to bring about a ceasefire in Yemen.
Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia until there is an end to conflict in Yemen.
Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will support an independent inquiry into human rights abuses by all parties in the conflict in Yemen.
Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government what aid they are supplying to Yemen to prevent mass starvation of the population.
Lord Hylton: ...what assessment they have made of making future deliveries of arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia conditional on the government of Saudi Arabia making efforts to achieve peace in Yemen.
Lord Jones of Cheltenham: To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with (1) the government of Saudi Arabia, (2) the EU, (3) the United Nations, and (4) the government of Yemen, concerning the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.