MP, North Shropshire
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Owen Paterson occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I think that I have one over my right hon. and learned Friend in that I have been the president of a European trade association and he has not. He really must not muddle the idea of the European Union, which is a political and judicial organisation, and the European market, of which I am a most enthusiastic proponent.
This is a great day, a remarkable moment: we have a Conservative majority—now, I am delighted to hear, backed by the Labour Opposition—that will deliver a Bill to give the people of the UK a choice on who actually makes their laws and regulations. The mentors, sadly dead, who encouraged me to come to this place more than 20 years ago, such as my predecessor the late Lord Biffen of...
I am glad to have the endorsement of those key figures from the Opposition Benches. I want to touch on two points. First, I strongly advocate that the Prime Minister gets the maximum time for his negotiations, and I would like the referendum to be held in late 2017. Secondly, on the question, I favour two positives, rather than having one side as a negative. The issue that really concerns me,...
Conservative MP for North Shropshire
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.
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