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Fabian Hamilton's Recent Appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Afghanistan and Pakistan: Poliomyelitis | Department for International Development | Written Answers

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 1:00AM

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to help eradicate polio in (a) Afghanistan and (b) Pakistan.

Situation in the Gulf | Commons debates

Monday 22nd July 2019 6:06PM

I thank the Foreign Secretary for giving me advance sight of his statement. Let me start by passing on the apologies of the shadow Foreign Secretary, my right hon. Friend the Member for... [read more]

Human Rights in Saudi Arabia - [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] | Backbench Business | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 18th July 2019 4:47PM

Not yet; I am sure he will be very soon. He told us again that Saudi Arabia was an important ally, which is absolutely true. However, like many of our allies, we must hold them to account for... [read more]

Human Rights in Saudi Arabia - [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] | Backbench Business | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 18th July 2019 4:47PM

As always, Sir Henry, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) on securing this debate and on his excellent... [read more]

Fleet Solid Support Ships | Oral Answers to Questions - Defence | Commons debates

Monday 8th July 2019 1:00AM

All of us on the Opposition Benches were heartened to hear the Defence Secretary say recently of the Ministry of Defence that “we can and we must buy British”. That would represent a... [read more]

Combat Air Strategy - [Graham Stringer in the Chair] | Backbench Business | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 27th June 2019 4:05PM

We are trying to do something about it.

Combat Air Strategy - [Graham Stringer in the Chair] | Backbench Business | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 27th June 2019 3:55PM

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone; I notice there has just been a change of Chair, and I thank your predecessor for the good work he did for us as well. I congratulate... [read more]

Middle East | Oral Answers to Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates

Tuesday 25th June 2019 1:00AM

US President Donald Trump said this weekend that all the current tension with Iran could disappear if only Tehran agreed to co-operate on ending its nuclear programme. Have the Government tried... [read more]

Jewish Refugees from the Middle East and North Africa | Modern Slavery Act: Independent Review | Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday 19th June 2019 6:39PM

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship this afternoon, Mr Hollobone, and I congratulate the right hon. Member for Chipping Barnet (Theresa Villiers) on having secured a very timely... [read more]

Gulf of Oman Oil Tanker Attacks | Commons debates

Monday 17th June 2019 6:55PM

Thank you, Mr Speaker, for granting this urgent question; I also thank the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire (Jo Swinson) for raising it. The attacks on oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz are... [read more]

Yemen Peace Process | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd May 2019 2:34PM

I welcome the hon. Gentleman’s intervention, and I hope I have not suggested for one minute that there is a simple solution to this conflict and it is simply a matter of stopping UK arms... [read more]

Yemen Peace Process | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd May 2019 2:34PM

First, I welcome my opposite number, the Minister, to his place. He has big shoes to fill but I know he will do it effectively and efficiently. I thank my right hon. Friend—my good friend;... [read more]

Iranian Military Action: Deterrence | Oral Answers to Questions - Defence | Commons debates

Monday 20th May 2019 1:00AM

Last week, the British deputy commander of Operation Inherent Resolve stated that “there has been no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq and Syria.” He was then... [read more]

UK Soft Power | Oral Answers to Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates

Tuesday 14th May 2019 1:00AM

May I ask the Minister of State to use all his soft power and diplomatic skills with the French Government over the next three weeks, and urge them to ensure that the 71 veterans of la... [read more]

Saudi Arabia: Mass Executions | Commons debates

Wednesday 24th April 2019 1:53PM

As we have heard, yesterday saw the largest mass execution in Saudi Arabia since January 2016, in which 37 people were killed. According to the official Saudi press agency, the men were executed:... [read more]

Mental Health Services: Leeds | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 7:00PM

I thank the hon. Gentleman for that important point. I know that staff—competent and qualified staff—are needed to fulfil the expectations and the demands, but I do not know why that... [read more]

Mental Health Services: Leeds | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 7:00PM

I thank the hon. Gentleman for that important intervention. He is absolutely right. It is clear from what I, and all of us, have seen that all GPs need far better training in how to deal with... [read more]

Mental Health Services: Leeds | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 7:00PM

Yes. I thank the hon. Lady for her point. That is one of the problems: it is a maze. If people are told to refer themselves through a website, which can then refer them to another organisation... [read more]

Mental Health Services: Leeds | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 7:00PM

I thank my hon. Friend, whose constituency is next door to mine. As I suspected when I requested this debate, there are cases all over the city of Leeds—probably all over the country, but... [read more]

Mental Health Services: Leeds | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 7:00PM

I thank my hon. Friend for her intervention. York is a city that I know well, and of course York and Leeds are united together through the partnership trust. I will now go on to detail my own... [read more]