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Inquiry into the handling of state level hostage situations announced
The inquiry will focus on the challenges that the FCDO faces when handling countries which use extra-judicial detention as a tool for diplomacy. 
01 April 2022
Treasury Committee publishes report on ‘Defeating Putin: The development, implementation and impact of economic sanctions on Russia’
The Treasury Committee warns Russia that it is heading towards economic catastrophe, but that its invasion of Ukraine will have a significant economic impact on the cost of living in the UK.
23 March 2022
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Taiwan democracy, new peerages, Northern Ireland and older workers. Catch up
04 March 2022
Treasury Committee investigates effectiveness of economic sanctions on Russia
The Treasury Committee launches inquiry on the effectiveness of Russian economic sanctions at 1pm on Monday 7 March
03 March 2022
House of Lords members in the chamber as they debate the situation in Ukraine. Some members are wearing yellow and blue
Lords debates Russia / Ukraine
The House of Lords debates the situation in Ukraine. Catch up
25 February 2022
image of a protest
Lords debates growth of autocratic regimes
Members consider impact on global democratic norms and UK response. Catch up
04 February 2022
Foreign Affairs Committee takes evidence on the Russia-Ukraine crisis
On 1 February the Foreign Affairs Committee holds a one-off evidence session on the Russia-Ukraine crisis
28 January 2022
Lords debates AUKUS nuclear agreement
Members debate new deal for exchange of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information. Catch up
18 January 2022
Mass displacement of people on agenda in Lords debate
Members discuss UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ estimate that 82.4 million people are displaced worldwide. Catch up
07 January 2022
Lords debates Ukrainian Navy agreement
Members discuss framework agreement for official credit support for naval development and capability. Catch up
06 January 2022
Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution on agenda in Lords debate
Members debate the importance of Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitutional integrity and upholding the Dayton peace agreement. Catch up
17 December 2021
Lords debates international development
Find out more about the Lords debate on the government's announcement of a new development strategy for the UK. Catch up
17 December 2021
Nigeria-UK relations inquiry turns focus to climate finance
On 14 December the Foreign Affairs Committee explores Nigeria’s investment environment, and in particular climate finance
09 December 2021
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