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  • Afghanistan: Detainees

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the US administration on the closure of Guantánamo Bay.

  • British Overseas Territories: EC Grants and Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether overseas territories are eligible to apply for funding from EU research programmes.

  • Burma: Arms Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether his Department has had discussions with the government of (a) Canada, (b) New Zealand and (c) Brazil on an arms...

  • Burma: Arms Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received of arms trading with Burma, with particular reference to arms from (a) India, (b) Russia and (c)...

  • Burma: Human Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had in the United Nations Human Rights Council and the United Nations General Assembly on reports of...

  • Burma: Human Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has had discussions with (a) his EU counterparts, (b) the United Nations Human Rights Council and (c) the United...

  • Burma: Human Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what aims and objectives he has set for the outcome of the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting on Burma.

  • Burma: Human Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will seek to secure EU targeted sanctions against the government of Burma until the human rights situation in Burma improves.

  • Burma: Political Prisoners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has had discussions in the United Nations Human Rights Council on the arrest of pro-democracy activist Nyi Nyi Aung...

  • Burma: Political Prisoners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has made representations to the Burmese authorities on permitting the International Committee of the Red Cross to...

  • Burma: Political Prisoners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has received reports on the recent sentencing and imprisonment of a journalist who worked with the Democratic Voice...

  • Burma: Politics and Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will request the United Nations Security Council to undertake a review of the 2008 Burmese constitution together with...

  • China: Christianity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the Chinese authorities on the case of the Alimjan Himit.

  • Departmental Accountancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether any written instructions have been provided to his Department's Accounting Officer in accordance with paragraph 5.5 of...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which UK embassies provide office space to officials of the Department for International Development; and how much is charged to...

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many people his Department employs to maintain its social media and networking sites; and at what cost.

  • Departmental Meetings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what (a) meetings and (b) other contacts (i) Ministers and (ii) officials in his Department have had with (A) Niall...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department spent on (a) new furnishings, (b) works of art and (c) new vehicles in each of the last two years.

  • Diplomatic Service: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 2 February 2010, Official Report, column 239W, on departmental manpower, what the annual salary is of...

  • EC Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the scope and application of Article 122 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;...

  • G20: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many companies tendered for the contract for the supply of public relations services for the London Summit with the heads of...

  • Government Car and Despatch Agency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department paid to the Government Car and Despatch Agency in each of the last five years; how much it has spent on...

  • Government Hospitality: Wines

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 18 January 2010, Official Report, column 101W, on Government hospitality: wines, if he will publish...

  • Haiti

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he plans to visit Haiti in an official capacity.

  • Hakluyt

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the answer of 5 November 2009, Official Report, columns 1112-13W, on Hakluyt, what contacts Ministers in his...

  • Legal Services Commission: Billing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the Legal Services Commission has undertaken to observe the prompt payment code.

  • Newspaper Licensing Agency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what payments ( a) his Department and (b) each of its agencies made to the Newspaper Licensing Agency in each of the last 10 years.

  • Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his counterparts in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on the upholding of...

  • Palestinians

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many visits to Gaza have been made by officials of his Department in the course of their duties in the last 12 months.

  • Somalia: Piracy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much the Government has spent on measures to combat piracy around the Horn of Africa in the last 12 months.

  • Sri Lanka: Politics and Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what account is taken of the views of Sri Lankans resident in the UK in formulating UK foreign policy on Sri Lanka.

  • Sudan: Peace Negotiations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his policy is on the proposed appointment of a mediator for Sudan.

  • Sudan: Peace Negotiations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he last discussed with the Secretary of State for International Development the matter of the end of the Sudanese...

  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will bring forward proposals for a more proactive mandate for the United Nations Mission in Sudan at the meeting of the UN...

  • Sudan: Politics and Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he last discussed Sudan with the (a) US administration, (b) Chinese government and (c) African Union.