Foreign & Commonwealth Office

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

July 2017 – “United Against Terror” Campaign

Thank you for contacting me about the recent terror attacks. I have been deeply shocked and saddened by the recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester. […]

July 2017 – Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe & Kamal Foroughi

Thank you for contacting me about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Kamal Foroughi. I can assure you that Ministers and officials continue to make representations on all consular […]

February 2017 – Israeli Settlements & UNSCR 2334

Thank you for your recent email regarding Israeli settlements and UN Security Council Resolution 2334. The UK Government’s position on this issue is clear: such settlements […]

November 2016 – Umm al-Hiran

Thank you for your recent email regarding the proposed demolition of Umm al-Hiran. I am pleased that the Minister for the Middle East, Tobias Ellwood, intends to […]

September 2016 – Westminster Hall Debate on Dog Meat Consumption in Korea

Thank you for contacting me about the dog meat trade in East and Southeast Asia.  In addition to the debate occurring today (12 September 2016) in […]

July 2016 – CETA and EDM 165

Thank you for contacting me about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada and Early Day Motion (EDM) 165. I appreciate […]

June 2016 – Conservation and Hunting Trophies

Thank you for contacting me about the conservation of lions in Africa. I entirely agree with you that lions are an iconic species that deserve our […]

June 2016 – Tax Treaties

Thank you for contacting me about tax treaties. A major focus of the UK’s G8 Presidency was tax transparency and combatting offshore tax evasion. This is why […]

June 2016 – Andargachew Tsege

Thank you for contacting me about the detention of Andargachew Tsege. It is deeply concerning that British national Andargachew Tsege remains in detention and that the […]