Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 – Motion to Approve (29 Jul 2020)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I pay tribute to the Minister and to the clear and positive way in which he introduced these regulations. I also agree entirely with the comments of my noble friend Lord Naseby about Iraq and Libya. These were seriously ill-advised ventures for the UK state to embark upon. In agreeing with the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, I first ask the Minister to confirm that in no sense...

Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 – Motion to Approve (29 Jul 2020)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I pay tribute to the Minister and to the clear and positive way in which he introduced these regulations. I also agree entirely with the comments of my noble friend Lord Naseby about Iraq and Libya. These were seriously ill-advised ventures for the UK state to embark upon. In agreeing with the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, I first ask the Minister to confirm that in no sense...