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Unique Identifying Number – Every written question in the House of Commons has a UIN per Parliament. In the House of Lords each written questions has a UIN per parliamentary session.
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Asked on: 12 September 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sudan: Politics and Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the announcement by Field Marshal Bashir, President of Sudan, that he intends to seek changes to the constitution to enable him to remain in office.
Asked on: 12 September 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sudan: Foreign Relations
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what benchmarks they have set for their forthcoming strategic dialogue with the Republic of Sudan.
Asked on: 12 September 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sudan: Human Rights
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what reports from Sudan they have received over the past 12 months about (1) the arrest of opposition politicians, (2) violations of religious freedom, (3) the arrest of journalists and bloggers, (4) the suppression of publications, (5) the lashing of women for failing to wear acceptable clothing, and (6) statements by Field Marshal Bashir calling for the reintroduction of amputations and executions.
Asked on: 12 September 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sudan: British Nationals Abroad
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on civil servants, businessmen, or British visitors to Sudan meeting Field Marshal Bashir following his indictment by the International Criminal Court for genocide and crimes against humanity.
Asked on: 12 September 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sudan: Peace Negotiations
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their latest assessment of progress in the peace process in (1) Darfur, and (2) Blue Nile and Kordofan.
Asked on: 24 July 2018
Home Office
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government when, and on what grounds, they decided not to seek a death penalty assurance in the cases of British ISIS operatives, Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh; and why the approval of Parliament was not sought before this decision was made.
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