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  • Afghanistan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the total cost is of the current security contract with G4S in Afghanistan; what the tender for the next such contract is...

  • Bahrain

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the validity of reports that the so-called Bahrain 13 were tortured during 2011.

  • Cameroon

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what consular assistance is available to British nationals in Cameroon.

  • Cameroon

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received on recent Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon; and what assessment he has made of the implications of...

  • Climate Change: Human Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his international counterparts on the effect of climate change on human rights in countries...

  • Embassies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much UK embassies have spent on hospitality in the last two years.

  • Exports: Israel

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the likelihood of use by Israeli forces of equipment containing UK components in breaches of...

  • Iran

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent reports he has received on the human rights situation in Iran; and if he will make a statement.

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps the Government is taking to help protect people living in ISIS-controlled areas of Iraq.

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the safety of Christians in those parts of Iraq controlled by ISIL.

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to international organisations on the protection of Christians in those parts of Iraq...

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent steps his Department has taken to protect Christians in northern Iraq.

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the situation for Christians in northern Iraq.

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the safety of Christians in those parts of Iraq currently controlled by ISIL.

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to international bodies on the protection of Christians in those parts of Iraq currently...

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his US counterpart on ways to tackle Islamic State in Syria.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his European counterparts on preventing the spread of Islamic State to Europe.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what measures are being taken by the UK to support resistance to Islamic State militants in Northern Iraq.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what consular assistance is available to UK nationals affected by Islamic State in Iraq.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what areas of Syria are controlled by Islamic State.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what areas of Iraq are controlled by Islamic State.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to protect the (a) Christian and (b) Yazidi population in Northern Iraq from Islamic State militants.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the likelihood of Islamic State operating in Lebanon.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his Iraqi counterpart on assisting the Iraqi Government to tackle Islamic State.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to support efforts to drive militants out from Islamic State-controlled areas of Syria.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to help reduce the threat of Islamic State in Iraq to security in that region.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to help reduce the threat of Islamic State in Syria to security in that region.

  • Islamic State

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the sources of supply to Islamic State (IS) militants of their weapons and training; and if he...

  • Kidnapping

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department is taking to provide support to other governments in tackling the threat of kidnapping by terrorist...

  • Kurds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the Kurdistan Regional Government or its representatives in the UK on the situation in...

  • Lesotho

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received on the situation in Lesotho; and what steps he is taking to support the reinstatement of democracy...

  • LGBT Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what steps he is taking to promote LGBT rights in St Lucia; and if he will make a statement; (2) what steps he is taking...

  • Libya

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps the Government is taking to secure the stockpiles of weaponry in Libya which are left over from the 2011 revolution,...

  • Maldives

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in the Maldives; and if he will make representations to the...

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received of the use of components for Paveway II bombs manufactured by Raytheon in Scotland by Israeli...

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of whether recent Israeli military operations in Gaza are in breach of international law.

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what meetings he or Ministers in his Department have had with civil society or religious groups based in the UK to discuss...

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps the UN is taking to highlight the ongoing persecution of Christian communities in the Middle East and assist those so...

  • Nigeria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to secure the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in April 2014.

  • Nigeria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received of the declaration of a caliphate in areas of Nigeria.

  • Nigeria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate he has made of the number of British nationals in Nigeria.

  • North Africa

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what assessment he has made of the potential threat of Boko Haram spreading across Northern Africa; (2) what estimate he...

  • Nuclear Weapons

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether anyone from his Department will attend the third international Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear...

  • Pakistan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the political activities of MQM in Pakistan.

  • Piracy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the threat to the safety of British seafarers and others from piracy (a) in the Gulf of Guinea...

  • Qatar

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he met the Secretary-General of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy; and what plans he has for future...

  • Saudi Arabia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Saudi government about the funding of ISIS by Saudi citizens since 2012.

  • Saudi Arabia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the effect on the UK's security of the Saudi government's promotion of intolerant religious...

  • Saudi Arabia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received of the alleged torture of Waleed Abu al-Khair while imprisoned in Saudi Arabia.

  • Saudi Arabia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to his Saudi counterpart on the imprisonment of Waleed Abu al-Khair.

  • Saudi Arabia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Government of Saudi Arabia on each of the executions by public beheading carried out in...

  • Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether chemical weapons have been used by the Syrian Government since August 2013; and if he will make a statement.