Lords debates human rights abuses in the Gulf States
25 November 2022
On 24 November, members of the House of Lords debated human rights abuses in the Gulf States.
Lord Scriven (Liberal Democrats), put forward the debate.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Members speaking in the debate included:
- Lord Hayward (Conservative), Founder, Gulf Hostages Support Group
- Lord Collins of Highbury (Labour), Opposition Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development
- Baroness Featherstone (Liberal Democrats), former member of the Human Rights Committee, Liberal International.
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), responded on behalf of the government.
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