We are not just helping them – we are empowering them to help themselves. That transforms individual lives and helps the region to stabilise.
Posts Tagged: Jordan
Douglas Hansen-Luke: Here’s how we can help Syria – by feeding, educating and treating its refugees.
To advocate regime change without a plan for the future would be criminally negligent. What we can do is to influence, support and invest in the people of Syria.
Robert Goodwill: We do not want to incentivise perilous journeys to Europe, and play into the hands of the traffickers.
I’m tired of being lectured by Labour politicians. When they were in government, around 800 refugees were resettled each year. We are doing five times that.
Nigel Evans: I support the Government’s aid target. But we risk it being abandoned unless spending is reformed.
Unless we sort out the problems right now, then I fear it is a battle I will lose.
America, Egypt, Pakistan: former allies are finding reasons to distance themselves.
David Davis: What I saw in Syria. And what Britain should do to help end its barbarous civil war – in its own interest, ours, and the world’s
This is better way of dealing with both migration and the terror threat than the patchwork measures taken so far by the EU.
Mark Field: This Conservative Government’s foreign policy has already marked a break from the Coalition’s
At last we could pass a decisive parliamentary vote for cooperative action in Syria, and now lead a reform agenda in the EU which could make way for two-tier membership.
So much of the present crisis – and of the intervening suffering – can be traced to our failure to move decisively against Assad two years ago.
Interview: Andrew Mitchell – “I have always believed that the absolute bar on having anything to do with Assad is wrong”.
The former Development Secretary says that the answer to the refugee crisis is not to recreate Syria in Europe. It is to recreate Syria – beginning with safe havens.
Sir Eric Pickles MP: Business innovation. Humanitarian effort. And ceaseless security threats. What I found during a visit to Israel.
There is much more to the country than the political controversies which are the focus of most reports.