Harriett Baldwin, who is chair of the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, encourages the COP26 President to accredit as many parliamentarians from international delegations as possible to the COP26 conference.
Harriett Baldwin opposes proposals to abolish the English Votes for English Laws Standing Orders without any proposal for any kind of replacement to deal with the perceived democratic disparity between England and the devolved nations of the United Kingdom.
Speaking in an Estimates Day debate in relation to the Foreign Office, Harriett Baldwin calls for Parliament to have a meaningful vote on the 0.7% overseas development commitment and particularly calls for more funding for girls education and family planning.
Harriett Baldwin congratulates the Prime Minister on a successful G7 Summit, welcomes the announcement on the replenishment of the Global Partnership for Education and calls on the PM to put the education of every child in the world at the forefront of his work in Government.
Harriett Baldwin seeks assurance from the Government that as our economy recovers we will revert to 0.7% of GNI for overseas development assistance, and that our contribution to the Global Partnership for Education merely represents the foundation of our ambition to ensure that every child in the world gets 12 years of quality education.
Harriett Baldwin calls on the Government to allow a vote on its decision not to spend 0.7% of gross national income on development assistance which is enshrined in law and is a win-win for both developing countries and businesses in the UK.