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Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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  • Armenia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has any plans to mark the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the UK and the Republic of Armenia.

  • Arms Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the implications for Government decisions on arms sales to countries in the Middle East and North...

  • Azerbaijan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the government of Azerbaijan on President Aliyev's decision to pardon convicted murderer Ramil...

  • Bahamas

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions his Department has had with the Government of the Bahamas on tackling maritime piracy.

  • Bahrain

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has made an assessment of the recent reports by Physicians for Human Rights entitled Weaponising Tear Gas and Under...

  • Caribbean

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions his Department has had with the governments of Haiti and the Dominican Republic on security in areas along the...

  • Georgia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what assistance his Department is providing to help ensure free and fair elections in Georgia; (2) how many officials...

  • Haiti

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what technical assistance his Department is offering to the President and government of Haiti in the field of building capacity...

  • Iran

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he has taken to discourage the oppression of the Baha'i community in Semnan, Iran.

  • Maldives

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

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has received on the treatment of Christians in the middle east.

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) on how many occasions in the last 10 weeks he has discussed with (a) his Israeli and (b) American counterpart a possible...

  • Ministerial Duties

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the definition is of the office of Senior Minister of State in his Department.

  • Miriam Maes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether (a) Ministers, (b) officials and (c) special advisers in his Department have met Miriam Maes on official business since...

  • Nagorno-Karabakh

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department is taking to support a mediated solution between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed province of...

  • Nagorno-Karabakh

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received on recent tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed province of Nagorno-Karabakh; and...

  • North Africa

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has received on the treatment of Christians in north Africa.

  • Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what ministerial visits to (a) the City of Nottingham and (b) Nottinghamshire have taken place since May 2010.

  • Nurseries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many childcare places his Department provides on its estate; what the cost is of providing such places; how many such places...

  • Pakistan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to address adverse treatment of Christians in Pakistan.

  • Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the highest paid position is in (a) his Department and (b) his Department's agencies.

  • Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department spent on research and development in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, (c) 2010-11 and (d) 2011-12; and how much...

  • Rwanda

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on the restoration of international...

  • Rwanda

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department is taking to monitor the security situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda...

  • Sri Lanka

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the Sri Lankan Government's National Plan of Action to implement the recommendations of the...

  • Sri Lanka

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in Sri Lanka.

  • Sri Lanka

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent reports he has received of the National Action Plan to implement the recommendations of the lessons learnt in...

  • Sri Lanka

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many Tamil asylum seekers deported by the UK Border Agency since May 2010 he estimates have been the victims of torture by...

  • Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what media or public speaking training Ministers in his Department have received since May 2010.

  • Venezuela

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information his Department holds on the arrangements for international observation of the forthcoming elections in...