Zimbabwe

This page highlights some of the current parliamentary material available on Zimbabwe. This includes select committee reports, briefing papers on current legislation and other subjects produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Commons Briefing Papers

DateDescription
18.08.2005Zimbabwe after the 2005 parliamentary election
Zimbabwe after the 2005 parliamentary election. House of Commons Library Research Paper 05/58.

Select Committee Reports

DateDescription
08.07.2010DFID's assistance to Zimbabwe.
Government response. Department for International Development report [Commons]

Early Day Motions

DateDescription
01.07.2008ZIMBABWE ELECTION
That this House believes the so called election in Zimbabwe was a complete disgrace from beginning to end and that the results do not reflect the will of the people of Zimbabwe; notes ...
25.06.2008POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN ZIMBABWE AND 27th JUNE PRESIDENTIAL VOTE
That this House condemns the ongoing campaign of murder and brutal political violence perpetrated by the regime of President Robert Mugabe against the Zimbabwean people which has led ...
12.06.2008ZIMBABWE (No. 2)
That this House notes with increasing alarm the on-going crisis in Zimbabwe; further notes the spiralling inflation, devastated economy and growing food shortages in that country; further ...
11.06.2008INFLATION IN ZIMBABWE
That this House notes that inflation has exceeded 100,000 per cent. in Zimbabwe and further notes the misery this is causing for the people of that country; therefore deplores the conduct ...
02.06.2008UK POLICY ON RELATIONS WITH ZIMBABWE
That this House condemns the attendance of Robert Mugabe at the United Nations conference on food security in Rome; notes that although there is a European Union travel ban upon him, ...

Glossary

  • Commons Briefing Papers (CBP) Papers providing in-depth and impartial analysis on every major piece of primary legislation and on other topics of public and parliamentary concern. Regular statistics papers are also published.
  • Early Day Motions (EDMs) - formal motions submitted by MPs in the House of Commons
  • POSTnotes (POST PN) - proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board
  • Lords Library Notes (LLN) - authored publications by the research section of the House of Lords Library that provide analysis of Bills, subjects for debate in the House and other issues of interest to Members.
  • Select Committee Reports - papers produced by all select committees of both Houses