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Urgent Question: Refugees in Sri Lanka

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to an Urgent Question tabled by Siobhain McDonagh MP regarding refugees in Sri Lanka following the terrible Easter Sunday bombings in that country. Mark's statement and initial responses can be found below and the entirety of the debate can be found on H

Westminster Hall: West Papua: Human Rights

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate called by Robert Courts MP regarding human rights in West Papua. Mark's response to the debate is pasted below and can be viewed in the above clip. You can find the debate on Hansard in its entirety here.

Urgent Question: Iran Nucelar Deal

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to an Urgent Question tabled by John Baron MP regarding the status of the Iran nuclear deal. Mark's statement and initial responses can be found below and the entirety of the debate can be found on Hansard here or viewed in the above clip.

Westminster Hall: China/UK policy

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate called by Leo Docherty MP regarding UK policy towards China. Mark's response to the debate is pasted below and can be viewed in the above clip. You can find the debate in its entirety here.

Westminster Hall: Women Human Rights Defenders

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate called by Catherine West MP regarding the celebrating the work of women human rights defenders globally.

Ministerial Update March/April 2019

I am conscious that it has been some time since I have provided an update on my work as Minister of State at the Foreign Office.

Westminster Hall: LGBT Rights in Brunei

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate called by Thangam Debbonaire MP regarding LGBT rights in Brunei. Mark's response to the debate is pasted below and you can find the debate in its entirety here.

Westminster Hall: Turkey's Treatment of Kurds

Mark responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate called by Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP regarding Kurds in Turkey. Mark's response to the debate is pasted below and you can find the debate in its entirety here.