James Cleverly responds to an Adjournment debate on the conflict in Tigray region of Ethiopia and outlines the UK’s desire for a political solution and for investigations into atrocities so that those committing abuses do not evade justice, in the meantime, the priority is to make sure that humanitarian support continues to reach those in desperate need.
James was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs on 6 September 2022.
He has previously served as Secretary of State for Education, Minister of State (Minister for Europe) and as a joint Minister of State (Minister for the Middle East and North Africa) in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development..
For details of his areas of responsibility visit his page on the FCDO section of the UK Government website.
James Cleverly responds, on behalf of the Government, to a debate on the Integrated Review which will define and strengthen our position as an independent actor on the global stage and how we will back this up with action to secure our interests and defend our values.
James Cleverly leads a debate on regulations that rollover existing EU sanctions regimes into UK law and tells MPs that the UK now has an independent sanctions policy to support our foreign policy and national security interests, so the UK can use sanctions to act as a force for good in the world.