Telecommunications Bill – amendment requiring Government to review telecommunications company based in a foreign country – such as China – and which have been banned in a Five Eyes country is accepted 172 to 156.

Telecommunications Bill – amendment requiring Government to review telecommunications company based in a foreign country – such as China – and which have been banned in a Five Eyes country is accepted 172 to 156.

Watch Lord Alton's contribution to the Telecommunications Bill All party amendment requiring the Government to review any telecommunications company based in a foreign country - such as China - and which have been banned in a Five Eyes country is accepted 172 to 156.

In Parliament today I urged the Government to raise the latest examples of atrocity crimes and Genocide against the Uighurs at the UN Security Council and to support the work of the Independent Uighur Tribunal

In Parliament today I urged the Government to raise the latest examples of atrocity crimes and Genocide against the Uighurs at the UN Security Council and to support the work of the Independent Uighur Tribunal

House of Lords 16th July 2021 Lord Alton of Liverpool:With Amnesty International’s report detailing arbitrary detention, forced indoctrination, torture, mass surveillance and crimes against humanity – along with newspaper reports from Xinjiang of the destruction of...

Today the Government set out details of progress being made to establish a parliamentary committee to examine allegations of genocide, but also reveals its limitations. Only when the High Court is given the power to make Genocide determinations will we see fundamental change. The political parties now need to make this a manifesto commitment.

Today the Government set out details of progress being made to establish a parliamentary committee to examine allegations of genocide, but also reveals its limitations. Only when the High Court is given the power to make Genocide determinations will we see fundamental...

U.K. Government asked, given the alleged role of Ebrahim Raisi in Iran’s  extrajudicial executions in the 1980s and in subsequent executions and impunity and his statement that “amputation of arms and limbs is a divine punishment and divine punishments are a source of great pride for us” how does the Government view the prospect of his election as Iran’s President in the forthcoming elections.

U.K. Government asked, given the alleged role of Ebrahim Raisi in Iran’s extrajudicial executions in the 1980s and in subsequent executions and impunity and his statement that “amputation of arms and limbs is a divine punishment and divine punishments are a source of great pride for us” how does the Government view the prospect of his election as Iran’s President in the forthcoming elections.

Oral Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool in Parliament today: .Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB) My Lords, can the Minister study this morning’s statement by openDemocracy, which includes an appeal by a survivor of the 1988 mass executions of Iran’s political prisoners,...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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“Whose side are we on, the slaves or the slave drivers?”

“Whose side are we on, the slaves or the slave drivers?”

Today I asked whether the Government had taken note of the all party amendment passed on Tuesday night urging more concerted action in dealing with companies and countries banned in jurisdictions of our closest allies and tainted by everything from genocide to slave...