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Oral Contribution: 27th November, 2018

As well as the exhibition in the House, does the Minister agree that it is resonant that last weekend there were many commemorations of the holodomor across the UK, including in St Anne’s cathedral in Leeds, and that one lesson is that just as fearless independent journalism was needed in the 1930s from people such as Gareth Jones and Malcolm Muggeridge to expose the holodomor, so it is now needed to expose the fake news coming from the Kremlin?
 
 
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Written Question: 20th November, 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of the proposals for One Yorkshire devolution on the Yorkshire economy. 

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EDM Supported: 19th November, 2018

That this House notes with concern the upcoming trial on 19 November 2018 of nine leaders of the Hong Kong Umbrella movement, including the co-founders of the Occupy Central campaign Professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting, Professor Chan Kin-man, and Reverend Chu Yiu-ming...

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EDM Supported: 19th November, 2018

That this House notes with concern that hundreds of hunting trophies have been imported into the UK in recent years, including from species threatened with extinction such as elephants, lions, hippopotamuses, leopards and rhinoceroses...

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EDM Supported: 19th November, 2018

That this House expresses its grave concern that the Turkish Minister of the Interior has suspended from duty 103 village and 156 neighbourhood mukhtars, elected local community heads, without recourse to appropriate and required legal process; notes that those suspensions are justified on unproven grounds of association with terrorism...

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EDM Supported: 19th November, 2018

That this House congratulates Romania on its forthcoming centennial; conveys to the Romanian Government and people every good wish for its National Day on 1 December; recognises and appreciates the vital contribution Romanians make to life throughout the UK including the NHS, the City of London, hospitality and tourism, education and academia, construction technology and culture and the arts...

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