The President of the Conservative Muslim Forum, Lord Sheikh, speaks frequently in the House of Lords. While the full text of all Parliamentary speeches can be found in Hansard, we have collected some of his speeches on this website to make them easier to access.


09 MAR 2017

International Women's Day

The House of Lords debated a motion to take note moved by Baroness Shields: That this House takes note of International Women’s Day and the role the United Kingdom plays in promoting gender equality globally. The full debate can be read at this link. Lord Sheikh spoke at 4.13pm and ...

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08 MAR 2017

UK Exports

The House of Lords debated the following question for short debate asked by Viscount Waverley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what strategy they have adopted to increase the United Kingdom’s exports. The full debate can be read at this link. Lord Sheikh spoke at 8.16pm and hi...

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21 FEB 2017

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill

The House of Lords held a second reading debate on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. The full debate can be read at this link.  Lord Sheikh spoke at 5.15pm and his speech is reproduced below. Lord Sheikh My Lords, last year I voted for the United Kingdom to leave the Euro...

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23 JAN 2017

Sudan

The House of Lords debated a question asked by Baroness Cox: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent developments in Sudan. The full debate can be read at this link. Lord Sheikh spoke at 4.18pm, and his speech is reproduced below. Lord Sheikh My Lo...

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19 JAN 2017

Populism and Nationalism

The House of Lords debated the following motion to take note, moved by Lord Bruce of Bennachie That this House takes note of challenges to the liberal international order posed by the development of populism and nationalism around the world. The full debate can be read at this link. Lord ...

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23 MAY 2016

Remarks on Libya during Queen's Speech Debate

During the debate on the Queen's speech, at 7.56pm Lord Sheikh spoke about the situation in Libya. His speech is below. Lord Sheikh My Lords, the Government were clear in Her Majesty’s gracious Speech that they will continue to play a leading role in world affairs. With this in mind, I will ...

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03 MAY 2016

Black and Minority Ethnic People: Workplace Issues

On 3 May 2016, the House of Lords held a debate on the following motion: "That this House takes note of the issues faced by black and minority ethnic people in the workplace in Britain." The debate was introduced by Baroness Neville-Rolfe who is the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in bo...

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28 APR 2016

The Economy

The House of Lords debated the following motion moved by Lord O'Neill of Gatley: That this House takes note of the steps Her Majesty’s Government are taking to build a stronger economy. The full debate can be read at this link. Lord Sheikh's speech can be read below. Lord Sheikh M...

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17 MAR 2016

India: Freedom of Religion

The House of Lords held a short debate on the following question asked by Lord Singh of Wimbledon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, relating to freedom of religion, is being up...

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17 MAR 2016

Occupied Palestinian Territories: Development

On Thursday there was a House of Lords Grand Committee short debate on the following question asked by Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent they will implement the recommendations of the House of Commons International Development Committee in their report of July 2014...

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