Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...away from the Assad regime to a new and more inclusive Government who can unite all sides and bring peace to Syria. That remains the UK Government’s objective. The noble Baroness, Lady Sheehan, asked specific questions about Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Again, in the interests of time, I will write to her and share with noble Lords the detail on that. Likewise, the noble Baroness, Lady...
Baroness Sheehan: ...that I cite. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has reported that more than 4,000 civilians, including 1,200 children, have been killed and more than 7,000 civilians wounded since the conflict in Yemen began in March 2015. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported that, by October 2016, more than 3.27 million people had been forcibly displaced in the...
Keith Vaz: ..., as others have done; he has gone to a higher place—the editorship of the Evening Standard—but his legacy on the sugar tax is something that we all celebrate. I have two final points, the first of which is on Yemen. There are others in this House who have been here for longer than me— the right hon. Member for Sutton Coldfield (Mr Mitchell) came into the House with me 30...
Margaret Ferrier: To ask the Prime Minister, whether she discussed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition participation in the conflict in Yemen at her meeting with the King of Saudi Arabia in April 2017.
Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports his Department has received of mass arrests of Baha'is in Sana'a, Yemen during April 2017; and if he will make a statement.
Emily Thornberry: ...Commission into allegations of grave breaches or other serious violations of the Geneva Conventions or Protocol 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights by parties to the current conflict in Yemen.
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent progress has been made on securing a peace settlement in Yemen.
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many Yemeni local and national non-governmental organisations received humanitarian aid from her Department in each of the last five years; and what proportion of her Department's overall aid for Yemen that represented in each of those years.
Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the human rights situation in Yemen.
Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help to ensure that Hudayah port in Yemen remains open to import food and humanitarian aid.
Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the UN report stating that 60 per cent of Yemenis are in crisis or emergency food situations, published on 15 March 2017, what steps her Department is taking to prevent famine in Yemen.
Lord Scriven: ...8217;s Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the government of Bahrain that an attempted citizen's arrest of Maj Gen Ahmed al-Asiri, relating to alleged war crimes committed in Yemen by Saudi Arabia, was a "barbaric assault by a group of terrorists".
Priti Patel: ...across four countries face starvation and famine. The UK is a world leader on humanitarian responses and today I am announcing that the UK will increase funding to tackle humanitarian crises in both Yemen and Nigeria for this coming year. We will lead the world in supporting famine stricken areas by stepping up our emergency assistance. The UN has described the situation in Yemen as...
Martyn Day: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts from the countries in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition participating in the conflict in Yemen on becoming parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
Gavin Shuker: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effect on the level of provision of medical treatment to Yemeni civilians of the withdrawal of Mèdecins Sans Frontières from Ibb Al-Thawra Hospital in Yemen.
Caroline Lucas: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Saudi authorities about the attack by a helicopter on a boat carrying Somali civilians off the coast of Yemen on 16 March 2017 to establish whether the helicopter that fired on the boat was made in the UK; and if he will make a statement.
Gavin Shuker: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Saudi Arabian counterparts on the potential famine in Yemen.
Lord Bates: ...any way want to undermine the importance of NTDs, but when we discussed this as a ministerial team, we realised that so many important meetings are taking place this very month: this week on Syria, and in a couple of weeks’ time on Yemen and the wider humanitarian crisis in Africa. However, I will certainly convey to the department and the Secretary of State the importance that your...
Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Saudi Arabia regarding enabling journalists to enter Yemen.
Paul Monaghan: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on UK arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition forces operating in Yemen.