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North Korea Lost in the fog of assassinations and intrigue; Coercive population control; new report on Sudan launched; Mary’s Meals Founder received Westminster Award for Human Life, Human Rights and Human Dignity – plus posts on Europe’s lost 10,000 refugee children; speeches on Sudan and Syria; Kevin (Lord) Shinkwin’s Bill; Question on Trump Muslim ban; Speech on Dalits; Royal School Lecture on refugees…

North Korea 28 February 2017 Question 2.58 pm Asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the sanctions imposed by China against North Korea following the assassination of Kim Jong-nam and the recent ballistic missile test,...

Recent Parliamentary Interventions: Refugee Children; Travellers and Roma; Polygamous Marriages and protection of Muslim women; Shelter’s campaign on housing standards; Debate on Mesothelioma: 40,000 British people have died of this fatal disease – and continue to do so. Pressure Continues for a National Mesothelioma Research Centre

November 17th 2016: Shelter's Campaign on Housing Standards Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB) My Lords, the noble Lord rightly said that the 39 attributes of Shelter’s Living Home Standard are a useful benchmark against which to measure perceptions about the housing stock...

Hillsborough – DPP Asked To Expedite Decision; Susan Hemming to take Final Decisions – Jury verdict of unlawful killing: The Hillsborough Independent Panel’s Investigation – and correspondence from 1989 with the Police Complaints Authority and Government Ministers. April 1989 intervention in the House of Commons. April 27th 2016 Statement in the House of Lords; April 29th letter to the Director of the Crown Prosecution Service

Hillsborough - Letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions, May 6th 2016: Susan Hemming to take final decisions: and reply: 060516 Letter to The Lord Alton of Liverpool   Dear Mr.Okogwu   I would be grateful if you would thank the Director for this...

Chancellor’s welcome Budget response on mesothelioma research centre – Military Veterans Compensation Victory – New Bill Given Second Reading – Full debate – Also: Why are servicemen and women excluded from help? – call in the House of Lords for an annual Impact statement to monitor the number of fatalities and progress on research into causes and cures

Chancellor's welcome Budget response on mesothelioma research centre:    £5 million has been put into the Budget announced  on March 16th for a National Mesothelioma Centre (see below), in response to the proposal we put forward from Imperial College: "The...

March 9th – International Women’s Day and North Korea. Westminster conference on the plight of North Korean women and girls.Parliamentary debate on the security and human rights challenges on the Korean Peninsula following North Korea’s recent nuclear test. Motion tabled by Fiona Bruce MP in the House of Commons.

  Also see: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/north-korean-defector-describes-life-in-auschwitz-like-prison-camp-a6961686.html   March 9th - International Women's Day and North Korea: Speech by Fiona Bruce MP:     As we mark...

Eric Avebury – May He Rest In Peace

Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury 29 September 1928–14 February 2016   Lord (Eric) Avebury has died. Eric Lubbock was known as “Orpington Man” after winning a remarkable by-election in 1962, holding the seat until 1970, when he then went to the House of...

Genocide Petition launched. House of Lords debate Genocide against Christians and Yazidis; Vote in the European Parliament; UN Report points to genocide. Council of Europe resolution. Presidential Candidates say Christians and Yazidis subject to genocide. U.S.Senate Resolution on genocide. House of Commons Motion, January 2016 and other reports.

https://adfinternational.org/2016/02/17/experts-on-genocide-in-middle-east-now-is-the-time-to-act - February 18th 2016   An electronic petition to Downing Street has been launched to "Declare the actions of Daesh against minorities as genocide"   Daesh is...

From Parliament: How I Voted On Tax Credits; Children of Asylum Seekers; the Independent Electoral Commission; servicemen and women denied help after contrating asbestos related diseases; name genocide for what it is; recent written parliamentary questions: capital punishment in Iran: North Korea; China; Bangladesh

Why I Voted Against the Changes To Tax Credits: Letter to The Observer newspaper: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/24/letters-tax-credits-families-suffer On Monday the House of Lords debates the introduction of changes to the tax credit system that will...

Parliamentary reply: 3707 unaccompanied refugee children have gone missing. The UK should not say they are not welcome here. 2015 The Year of the Refugees – “just put yourself in their shoes” – Full House of Lords debate and Government response. And a view from a North Korean refugee.

Why is the UK not providing refuge for unaccompanied children fleeing Syria? They say "Making an exception for children makes little sense" . This is not about "numbers" but about the most vulnerable and the most at risk. Last year some 13,026 children arrived...

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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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Shirley Williams – Baroness Williams of Crosby: Requiescat in pace

Shirley Williams – Baroness Williams of Crosby: Requiescat in pace

1982, in Liverpool Edge Hill with Shirley Williams - then MP for Crosby - holding the centenary plate of Gladstone's Liberal Party, commemorating its five Prime Ministers. Shirley Williams – Baroness Williams of Crosby 1930-2021: Requiescat in pace Shirley Williams...

Let’s stand tall in fallen times, Jimmy Lai tells Apple Daily

Let’s stand tall in fallen times, Jimmy Lai tells Apple Daily

“The support and love of my colleagues have moved me, please thank them for me,” said Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily, in a handwritten letter from prison. Facing a slew of charges under the national security law, the media mogul has been held in custody since late...

Government replies to request for details of  the “pervasive and rotten culture”, and  the “culture of intimidation”, within Liverpool City Council; fails to say what assessment it has made of which documents, if any, have been destroyed in any of the Council’s departments; and says it “hopes that it will not be necessary for the Commissioners to exercise these powers, but instead that their main role would centre on supporting the Council itself in making changes.”

Government replies to request for details of the “pervasive and rotten culture”, and the “culture of intimidation”, within Liverpool City Council; fails to say what assessment it has made of which documents, if any, have been destroyed in any of the Council’s departments; and says it “hopes that it will not be necessary for the Commissioners to exercise these powers, but instead that their main role would centre on supporting the Council itself in making changes.”

Lord Greenhalgh, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL14552): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government to provide details of (1) the "pervasive...