To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance was given by British armed forces in the training of Sunni fighters in Iraq during the so-called Sunni Awakening between 2005 and 2008.
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the amount of water in the United Kingdom that is lost through leakage between source and consumer; and what steps are being taken to end the current position where the consumer pays for such los...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of the British nationals estimated to have travelled abroad to fight in Syria and Iraq for extremist groups have since sought to return to the United Kingdom.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they (1) have made, and (2) intend to make, to the government of Israel about the full lifting of the blockade on Gaza.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government which moderate rebel forces they are supporting in Syria; and whether they will set out the criteria by which those groups have been selected for support.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimates have been made of the quantities of western-manufactured weapons currently held by ISIL; and when and how they were obtained.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what new initiatives they are taking to maximise the use of soft power in their international diplomacy.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria they are using to assess the impact and effectiveness of current European Union sanctions on Russia.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent representations they have made to the government of Israel about their ground incursion into Gaza.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current security situation in Afghanistan; and what is their assessment of Taliban intentions.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Hamas over the last three weeks regarding brokering a ceasefire with Israel.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether ISIS is actively recruiting in the United Kingdom; and what action they are taking to prevent such recruitment.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest estimate of (1) the number of British Muslims fighting with Salafist movements in Syria and Iraq, and (2) the number of such British Muslims who have recently returned home.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what new steps they are taking to reduce the number of British Muslims travelling to Syria and Iraq to participate in jihad.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the present terrorist threat in the Sahel and surrounding regions; and to what extent they consider it a threat to British interests in the region.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent the E3/EU+3 talks with Iran have been affected by the situations in (1) Iraq, and (2) Ukraine.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with senior Kurdish representatives from northern Iraq about the future of Iraq.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many airborne sorties have been carried out by United Kingdom armed forces in the last month to intercept Russian military aircraft approaching or entering British airspace.
To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the NATO Baltic air policing mission, what future British armed forces deployments are planned to reaffirm the United Kingdom's commitment to the collective security of NATO member states.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the present British armed forces deployments to (1) Lithuania, (2) Estonia, and (3) Latvia, in support of NATO commitments; and also to Finland.