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Oral evidence transcripts

Foreign Affairs Committee

Committee documents that were published online before May 2010 are available by session on the Pre-2010 Publications page.

Total results 370 (page 11 of 19)
19 May 2020
Inquiry The FCDO and the Integrated Review
Witnesses Samantha Power (former US Ambassador to the United Nations (2013-2017) at United Nations), and Rt Hon Lord Hague of Richmond (former UK Foreign Secretary (2010-14) at Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
Oral Evidence
21 April 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: FCDO response
Witnesses Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Menna Rawlings (Director-General Economic and Global Issues at Foreign and Commonwealth Office), and Andrew Sanderson (Finance Director at Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
Oral Evidence
19 March 2020
Inquiry Work of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Witnesses The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs at Foreign and Commonwealth Office), and Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
Oral Evidence
17 March 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: FCDO response
Witnesses Professor David R Harper CBE (Senior Consulting Fellow, Global Health Programme at Chatham House, and Managing Director at Harper Public Health Consulting Limited)
Oral Evidence
10 March 2020
Inquiry Environmental diplomacy
Witnesses Katie White (Executive Director Advocacy and Campaigns at WWF), Shane Tomlinson (Deputy Chief Executive Officer at E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism), and Pete Betts (Visiting Professor in Practice at Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment)
Oral Evidence
29 October 2019
Inquiry The future of Britain’s diplomatic relationship with Europe - follow up inquiry
Witnesses Raoul Ruparel, Former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Europe, Philip Rycroft CB, Former Permanent Secretary, Department for Exiting the EU, Florian Eder, Brussels Playbook Editor, PoliticoSir Oliver Robbins, Cabinet Office
Oral Evidence
22 October 2019
Inquiry Autocracies and UK Foreign Policy inquiry
Witnesses Heather Wheeler MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Martin Harris, Director, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Kate White, Director, Asia-Pacific Directorate, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Oral Evidence
15 October 2019
Inquiry Finding a diplomatic route: European responses to irregular migration inquiry
Witnesses Heather Wheeler MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Matthew Johnson, Head, Mediterranean Migration Unit, Lewis Neal, Director, Economic Diplomacy, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Oral Evidence
8 October 2019
Inquiry Economic foreign policy inquiry
Witnesses Dmitry Grozoubinski, founder of ExplainTrade.com, Marianne Schneider-Petsinger, research fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House, Martin Wolf CBE, Chief Economics commentator, Financial Times, and Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby, Director General, EU Exit, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Oral Evidence
3 September 2019
Inquiry Autocracies and UK Foreign Policy inquiry
Witnesses Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor, University of Bedfordshire and Chair of Million Plus, Professor Christopher Hughes, Professor of International Relations, LSE, Alexander Bustamante, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Audit Officer, University of California
Oral Evidence
10 July 2019
Inquiry FCO secure communications and handling of classified information inquiry
Witnesses Sir Simon McDonald, KCMG, KCVO, Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Edward Hobart, Director Estates and Security, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Paul Williams, Chief Information Officer, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Oral Evidence
23 July 2019
Inquiry Global Britain and South America inquiry
Witnesses Nigel Baker, Head of Latin America Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Menna Rawlings, Director General Global and Economic Issues, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Oral Evidence
18 July 2019
Inquiry FCO secure communications and handling of classified information inquiry
Witnesses Lord Hague of Richmond
Oral Evidence
16 July 2019
Inquiry FCO secure communications and handling of classified information inquiry
Witnesses Sir Ivan Rogers, former UK Permanent Representative to the EU, Sir Adam Thomson, former UK Permanent Representative to NATO and Director of the European Leadership Network, Sir Peter Westmacott, former UK Ambassador to the US, France and Turkey
Oral Evidence
9 July 2019
Inquiry Finding a diplomatic route: European responses to irregular migration inquiry
Witnesses Shoshana Fine, Visiting Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, Yves Pascouau, Associate Senior Researcher, Jacques Delors Institute and the University of Nantes, Matteo Villa, Research Fellow, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI)
Oral Evidence
16 July 2019
Inquiry The future of Britain’s diplomatic relationship with Europe - follow up inquiry
Witnesses Sir Ivan Rogers, former UK Permanent Representative to the EU
Oral Evidence
2 July 2019
Inquiry Global Britain and South America inquiry
Witnesses Jonathan Dunn, Head of International Policy and Planning, Anglo American Plc, Cristina Bruce, Head of International Relations, Anglo American Plc
Oral Evidence
30 April 2019
Inquiry Global Britain and South America inquiry
Witnesses Dr Marina Brilman, International Human Rights Policy Adviser, Law Society, Dr Par Engstrom, Senior Lecturer in Human Rights, Institute of the Americas, University College London, Andrei Gomez-Suarez, Cofounder, Rodeemos el Dialogo (Embrace Dialogue)
Oral Evidence
5 June 2019
Inquiry Autocracies and UK Foreign Policy inquiry
Witnesses Aleksey Shmatko, Businessman, Jihyun Park, North Korean defector and human rights activist and Outreach Director, Connect North Korea, Ayeshagul Nur Ibrahim, Uyghur activistDr Oisín Tansey, Reader in Comparative and International Politics, King's College London, Annette Bohr, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House, Professor John Heathershaw, Professor of International Relations, University of Exeter
Oral Evidence
11 June 2019
Inquiry The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom inquiry
Witnesses Rana Rahimpour, Senior Presenter, BBC Persian, Jessikka Aro, Reporter, Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle), Beata Balogová, Editor-in-Chief, SME newspaper, Slovakia
Oral Evidence
Total results 370 (page 11 of 19)