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NATO Parliamentary Assembly to meet for 68th Annual Session
MPs and Peers of the UK Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will be participating in the Assembly’s 68th Annual Session, taking place on 18-21 November in Madrid, Spain.
18 November 2022
Committee Corridor: State hostage-taking - can Parliament help?
Richard Ratcliffe, long time campaigner for the release of his wife Nazanin from prison in Iran, reflects on whether the family’s case ‘moved the dial fundamentally’ for state hostages
21 July 2022
The Moses Room in the House of Lords where Grand Committee business is conducted
Three short debates in the Lords
Members quiz government on tropical diseases, UK artists on tour in the EU and Ukrainian refugees. Catch up
06 July 2022
Lords debates Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
Members discuss 2022 meeting in Rwanda and the future of the Commonwealth. Catch up
30 June 2022
Lords debates impact of Ukraine conflict on UK
Members discuss implications for Integrated Defence Review, relationships with European allies and commitment to NATO. Catch up
10 June 2022
Systemic failures of leadership, planning and preparation: MPs slam Government role in UK withdrawal from Afghanistan
Committee publishes their report Missing in action: UK leadership and the withdrawal from Afghanistan
24 May 2022
Former Foreign Office ministers, Jeremy Hunt MP and Alistair Burt, questioned by MPs
The session is part of the Committee's inquiry into the FCDO's approach to state level hostage situations
16 May 2022
Lords debates support for Ukrainian refugees
Members discuss government plans. Catch up
07 April 2022
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
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