Government says  who permitted the football match between Liverpool and Atlético Madrid on 11 March to go ahead when Spain had already imposed some Covid restrictions  and says which Ministers were involved in assessing the advice which was given.  It has also replied  to a question on female genital mutilation, saying “We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls.”

Government says who permitted the football match between Liverpool and Atlético Madrid on 11 March to go ahead when Spain had already imposed some Covid restrictions and says which Ministers were involved in assessing the advice which was given. It has also replied to a question on female genital mutilation, saying “We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls.”

Government says who permitted the football match between Liverpool and Atlético Madrid on 11 March to go ahead when Spain had already imposed some Covid restrictions and says which Ministers were involved in assessing the advice which was given. It has also replied to...

The Liverpool -Atlético Madrid Football Match of March 11th raised again in Parliament and by The Liverpool Echo; the loss of jobs because of Covid 19 and the impact on the lowest paid; steps being taken to assess, and to address, the risk of terror groups using the COVID-19 pandemic to recruit new members; and reports that people with COVID-19 have died alone and been left for up to two weeks before being discovered; and Government responds to Jeremy Hunt’s observation that it seems extraordinary that no one appeared to consider the clinical risk to care homes despite widespread knowledge that the virus could be carried asymptomatically.”

The Liverpool -Atlético Madrid Football Match of March 11th raised again in Parliament and by The Liverpool Echo; the loss of jobs because of Covid 19 and the impact on the lowest paid; steps being taken to assess, and to address, the risk of terror groups using the COVID-19 pandemic to recruit new members; and reports that people with COVID-19 have died alone and been left for up to two weeks before being discovered; and Government responds to Jeremy Hunt’s observation that it seems extraordinary that no one appeared to consider the clinical risk to care homes despite widespread knowledge that the virus could be carried asymptomatically.”

The Liverpool -Atlético Madrid Football Match of March 11th raised again in Parliament and by The Liverpool Echo; the loss of jobs because of Covid 19 and the impact on the lowest paid; steps being taken to assess, and to...

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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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Stop Organ Harvesting In China

Stop Organ Harvesting In China

As the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Bill comes to be discussed in Parliament, at its Report Stage in the House of Lords these speeches on forced organ harvesting were made by members from all sides of the House. Second Reading: ...

Christmas 2020 – Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading “Journey of the Magi”, Read J.R.R.Tolkien’s, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton’s “The House of Christmas” and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson’s ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas 2020 – Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading “Journey of the Magi”, Read J.R.R.Tolkien’s, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton’s “The House of Christmas” and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson’s ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas 2020 - Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading "Journey of the Magi", Read J.R.R.Tolkien's, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton's "The House of Christmas" and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson's ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas? The...

The Place In Which We Work

The Place In Which We Work

The Houses of Parliament We all see the place where we work very differently. At the end of another very long day, at 8.30 pm tonight, I was alone in the House of Lords cafeteria - where the wonderful (mainly Polish) staff were living out Napoleon‘s maxim that armies...

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

In today’s Daily Telegraph Charles Moore says “ a freedom-weary West must not end up seeing China’s tyranny as a safe haven” and that the Genocide amendment before the House of Commons on Tuesday “opens interesting possibilities” to do something about it.

In today’s Daily Telegraph Charles Moore says “ a freedom-weary West must not end up seeing China’s tyranny as a safe haven” and that the Genocide amendment before the House of Commons on Tuesday “opens interesting possibilities” to do something about it.

The Muslim Council of Britain issues a Parliamentary Briefing in support of the House of Lords Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill – which will be voted on by the House of Commons on Tuesday next. “We urge you to support this amendment.”

The Muslim Council of Britain issues a Parliamentary Briefing in support of the House of Lords Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill – which will be voted on by the House of Commons on Tuesday next. “We urge you to support this amendment.”

January 2021 Briefing for Members of the House of Commons "We urge you to support this amendment". Muslim Council of Britain Parliamentary Briefing – Amendment relating to Genocide (Genocide Amendment) to the UK Trade Bill 2019-2021About us: The MCB is the UK’s...

Statement from  the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: ” extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation”…”in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps”… I am very worried for the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in those camps”…”refugees who reached Addis Ababa are being returned to Tigray, some against their will.”

Statement from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: ” extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation”…”in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps”… I am very worried for the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in those camps”…”refugees who reached Addis Ababa are being returned to Tigray, some against their will.”

Statement from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: " extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation"…"in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to...