International Development

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.

February 2019 – Trophy hunting (EDM 1829)

Thank you to those who have contacted me about trophy hunting imports. I understand the concerns, and agree that it is important we protect endangered animals across the […]

January 2019 – Refugee Family Reunion

Thank you to those who have contacted me about refugee family reunion. I am glad that there already is a comprehensive framework for refugees and their families […]

January 2019 – Loans to Developing Countries

Thank you to those who have contacted me about EDM 158 and the issue of loans to developing countries. I can assure you that the UK continues […]

October 2018 – Human Rights Defenders

Thank you to those who have contacted me regarding human rights defenders. Human rights defenders are at the forefront of work to promote and protect human rights and […]

October 2018 – The Rohingya People

Thank you to those who have contacted me about what the UK is doing to support the Rohingya people. The persistent persecution of the Rohingya people must […]

September 2018 – Modern Slavery

Thank you to those who have contacted me about modern slavery.   As I am sure you are aware, the Modern Slavery Act has played a key role […]

August 2018 – Bahrain

Thank you to those who have contacted me about Bahrain. I am encouraged that after the summer, Parliament is being given the opportunity to debate human […]

August 2018 – Internally Displaced People

Thank you to those who contacted me about improving the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs). The UK is committed to meeting the needs of displaced populations, […]

August 2018 – Saudia Arabia Arms Exports

Thank you to those who contacted me about arms exports to Saudi Arabia. I share your distress regarding the plight of the Yemini people, but I do not […]

July 2018 – EDM 1305 and Arms Exports to Israel Campaign

Thank you to those of you who took the time to contact me regarding your concerns with Israel, and in particular arms sales to the country. Firstly, […]