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Written Question: Coptic Christians in Egypt

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote religious tolerance and justice for Coptic Christians in Egypt. (226726)

Tabled on: 27 February 2019

Answer - Alistair Burt:

Written Question: Helping Religious Minorities Return to Iraq and Syria

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will co-ordinate an international effort to encourage Christians and other religious minorities who have left Iraq and Syria to return to those countries to rebuild their lives. (226723)

Written Question: Christian workers in the Middle East

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help protect the rights of Christian workers in the Middle East. (226727)

Tabled on: 27 February 2019

Answer - Alistair Burt:

Written Question: Global Persecution of Christians

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will convene an emergency international summit, hosted in London, to co-ordinate a response to the attacks on Christians around the world. (226721)

Tabled on: 27 February 2019

WATCH: All Parties Must Respect Devolution

Does my right hon. Friend agree that, as in Scotland, it is vital for us to respect the need for devolution in Northern Ireland? Does she share my concern about the fact that four of the five parties in Northern Ireland want devolution to work, and only one party is holding up the process?