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  • Afghanistan: Bombings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to prevent a similar incident to the airstrikes in Afghanistan which killed Medecins Sans Frontieres...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Credit Unions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote the use of credit unions in the work of his Department; and if he will make a statement.

  • Yemen

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that people involved in the conflict in Yemen are able to access humanitarian and...

  • Yemen: Armed Conflict

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all sides in the conflict in Yemen maintain acceptable humanitarian and...

  • India: Elephants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to ensure that British citizens travelling to India are aware of the illegal practice of capturing and...

  • India: Elephants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Indian counterpart on preventing the practice of capturing and breaking young elephants in...

  • Taiwan: Foreign Relations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to promote the UK's ties with Taiwan; and if he will make a statement.

  • Argentina: Foreign Relations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans he has to meet with his Argentinian counterpart following the recent presidential election in that country; and if...

  • China: Religious Freedom

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the extent of freedom of religion and belief in China.

  • China: Capital Punishment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of executions in China in 2015.

  • China: Capital Punishment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many prisoners facing the death penalty have been visited by UK diplomatic staff in China during 2015.

  • Tibet: Human Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of developments in the human rights situation in the Tibet Autonomous Region and ethnic...

  • Liu Xiaobo

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Chinese government on the imprisonment of Liu Xiaobo.

  • Capital Punishment and Torture

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 September 2015 to Question 9704, whether current staffing levels for (a) torture prevention and...

  • Torture

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 September 2015 to Question 9704, whether his Department plans to renew its 2011 to 2015 Strategy...

  • Capital Punishment and Torture

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 September 2015 to Question 9704, whether current funding levels for (a) torture prevention and (b)...

  • Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will suspend the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.

  • Saudi Arabia: Cluster Munitions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to encourage Saudi Arabia to destroy its stock of cluster munitions.

  • Yemen: International Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will discuss with his international counterpart the possibility of setting up a judicial mechanism to independently and...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Senior Civil Servants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of senior civil servants from his Department are from a lower socio-economic background.

  • Germany: Thalidomide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Federal Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth in the German...

  • Lithuania: Conference Centres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Lithuanian government against plans for a convention centre to be built in the Jewish...

  • Lithuania: Conference Centres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his European counterparts encouraging them to oppose Lithuanian government plans to erect a...

  • Burma: Rohingya

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government considers that Burma's Rohinga minority are subject to genocide.

  • Burma: Rohingya

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Burmese Rohinga people.

  • Russia: Cultural Relations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions the Government has had with the Russian government on cultural events.

  • Russia: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Russian government on strengthening cultural links between Russia and Scotland.