Reports from the International Development Committee and Government responses on the Syrian refugee crisis and DfID’s programme in Nigeria

On Thursday 23 March 2017, MPs will debate the First Report from the International Development Committee of Session 2015-16, Syrian refugee crisis, HC 463, and the Government Response, HC 902, and the Second Report from the International Development Committee of Session 2016-17, DfID’s programme in Nigeria, HC 110, and the Government Response, HC 735. The debate will start at 1.30pm in Westminster Hall and has been initiated by the Chairman of the International Development Committee, Stephen Twigg MP.…

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Domestic Ivory Market in the UK

The Petitions Committee have scheduled a debate in Westminster Hall on Monday 6 February 2017 at 4.30pm on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 165905 relating to the domestic ivory market in the UK”.
Luke Hall MP, a member of the Petitions Committee, will lead the debate.
Petition to Parliament and Government Response from DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs):
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/165905…

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UK relations with West African countries

The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.…

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Security and political situation in the African Great Lakes region

The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.…

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The 2016 Bilateral and Multilateral Development Reviews

After several delays, the 2016 Bilateral Development Review (BDR) and Multilateral Development Review (MDR) were published by the Government on 1 December 2016, superseding the 2011 Reviews published by the previous Coalition Government. While the 2016 MDR performs a broadly comparable role to that performed by its predecessor, the 2016 BDR does not — important country-level information has not been provided this time around.…

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Humanitarian situation in South Sudan

The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.…

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