James Sunderland, who is a Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Malaria, backs World Malaria Day to raise awareness of the continued importance of tackling this preventable and treatable disease that still kills a child almost every minute.
James Sunderland expresses his concerns at the imminent prospect of a nuclear armed Iran and calls on the international community to take a pragmatic approach by engaging with Iran and extending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) sunset clauses.
James Sunderland speaks in the Committee Stage of the Bill which aims to address the legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles, and raises a number of questions about the details of the Bill, most notably the conditions required before granting a person immunity and the level of proof and need for independent evidence and corroboration of that person’s account.
Following his recent attendance at the Malaria Summit in Kigali, James Sunderland calls on the UK Government to fulfil its full commitment to the Global Fund so that the world can take advantage of recent advances, education and vaccines and eradicate malaria forever.
I write this on the train as I head into Westminster. Now that the dust has settled after the evacuation of British nationals and entitled personnel from Afghanistan, I wanted to provide some form of perspective as someone who has spent much of his working life dealing with that troubled country and to commend those from the FCDO and MOD for their hard work.