Richard Ottaway

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Name: Richard Ottaway
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cigarette firm gives Tory MPs £50k worth of freebies as industry fights plain box laws

Japan Tobacco International treated them to tickets and hospitality at top events like the Wimbledon men’s final and the Chelsea Flower ShowA tobacco giant has given Tory MPs thousands of pounds worth of freebies as the industry battles plans for plain ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

EU faces pressure over aid to Iraq

The European Union "could do more" to provide aid to Iraq, David Cameron and Francois Hollande said tonight, as Britain prepares to take part in an international rescue mission to help refugees fleeing Islamic extremists.The PM and the French president ... [Published Essex County Standard - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

No.10 Rebuffs Tory Demands For Recall Of Parliament Over Iraq Crisis

Downing Street has rebuffed demands from Conservative MPs that parliament be recalled to give backbenchers a chance to quiz David Cameron about fresh British involvement in Iraq.The UK has started dropping aid, including water and solar lanterns, to Mount ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

US sends arms to Kurdish forces fighting Islamist fanatics in Iraq

David Cameron under pressure to return from holiday and recall Parliament to step up Britain’s response to the crisisPlight: displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community gather for humanitarian aid at the Feeshkhabour border point with Syria after crossing ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Israel-Gaza conflict: David Cameron is 'in the wrong' over Gaza, says Ed Miliband

David Cameron and Ed Miliband launched into a bitter public row over the situation in Gaza last night, even as Israel continued its offensive into the territory. The Labour leader accused the Prime Minister of a failure of leadership on Israel's Gaza ... [Published The Independent - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Alexander Litvinenko death: UK announces public inquiry

His family believe he was working for MI6 at the time of his death and was killed on the orders of the Kremlin. In a statement, Mrs Litvinenko said:"No matter how strong and powerful you are, truth will win out in the end and you will be held accountable ... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

The Spy Who Warned Us About Putin

Eight years ago, the Kremlin murdered a former KGB officer living in London with radioactive poison. The U.K. was too cozy with Russia to go after his killers—until now.LONDON —  Vladimir Putin thought he’d got away with murder. At least that was the ... [Published Daily Beast - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Public inquiry overdue for Litvineko death

A public inquiry into the 'calculated murder' of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has been long delayed, says Richard Ottaway, chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee The chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee has emphasised the need for ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 3 reports

Emily Benn, 24, grand-daughter of Tony Benn, selected to fight Croydon South

The granddaughter of the late Labour grandee Tony Benn is poised to become the fifth generation of her political family to sit in the Commons after being selected to stand in next year's general election.Emily Benn, who will contest Croydon South for ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

16:09 David Cameron 'not convinced' over assisted dying bill

The issue was raised by during prime minister’s questions ahead of the second reading of Lord Falconer’s assisted dying bill. Photograph: PA David Cameron has said he is worried about moves to legalise euthanasia although he would be happy for the Commons ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets with Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons of the British Parliament Richard Ottaway

On 16 July, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met with Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons of the British Parliament Richard Ottaway. ... [Published The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Un ... - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Trust President Rouhani': British new policy towards Iran

14:26Iran's President Hassan Rouhani.(Reuters / Umit Bektas)​A British parliamentary report on relations with Iran says the new President Hassan Rouhani should be trusted, and judged by his actions not his words.The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 14 2014]

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However Conservative Richard Ottaway, who replaced Gapes as chairman, told HuffPost that recall was not needed. "parliament isn’t the government. ministers have the powers they need and i just hope they get on with supplying the humanitarian aid and arming the kurds" he said

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Cigarette firm gives Tory MPs £50k worth of fre... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
Isis Siege Of The Iraqi Yazidis Has Ben Broken,... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 14 2014]
EU faces pressure over aid to Iraq [Published Essex County Standard - Aug 14 2014]
US sends arms to Kurdish forces fighting Islami... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 11 2014]
No.10 Rebuffs Tory Demands For Recall Of Parlia... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 11 2014]
Parliament update 14-18 July [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Aug 07 2014]
Forget the tousled hair, bumbliness and humour.... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 07 2014]
Israel-Gaza conflict: David Cameron is 'in the ... [Published The Independent - Aug 03 2014]
Parliament update: 21-25 July [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Jul 29 2014]
Croydon South candidate and Tony Benn's grandda... [Published Croydon Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Alexander Litvinenko death: UK announces public... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 23 2014]
The Spy Who Warned Us About Putin [Published Daily Beast - Jul 22 2014]
Public inquiry overdue for Litvineko death [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
Litvinenko death inquiry announced [Published BBC - Jul 22 2014]
Alexander Litvinenko death inquest: Public inqu... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
The UK government must “get off the fence” over... [Published New Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
ISRAEL ACCUSED OF GAZA WAR CRIMES [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
Tony Benn’s Granddaughter in bid to be Croydon ... [Published Eastlondonlines - Jul 21 2014]
Emily Benn, 24, grand-daughter of Tony Benn, se... [Published Telegraph - Jul 20 2014]
Benn grand-daughter bids to become MP [Published BBC - Jul 20 2014]
BENN'S GRANDDAUGHTER IN COMMONS BID [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 20 2014]
16:09 David Cameron 'not convinced' over assist... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
David Cameron 'not convinced' over assisted dyi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
PM REVEALS 'WORRY' OVER EUTHANASIA [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 16 2014]
Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets with Chair... [Published The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Un ... - Jul 15 2014]
'Trust President Rouhani': British new policy t... [Published Russia Today - Jul 14 2014]
UK policy towards Iran report published [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 14 2014]
Government told to renegotiate with US over use... [Published The Independent - Jun 19 2014]
Letter shows Mitchell was repeatedly stopped by... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 03 2014]
MP calls for police back up to protect him from... [Published Telegraph - Jan 22 2014]
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