Results 1–20 of 6803 for speaker:Paul Flynn

Business of the House (12 Oct 2017)

Paul Flynn: May we have a debate on early-day motion 372 so that I can enjoy the lifetime first experience of congratulating the Government on an intelligent drugs policy of approving safe injecting rooms? I congratulate the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the United Patients Alliance on the act of civil disobedience that was undertaken on Tuesday of this week, when a group of seriously ill patients...

Prisons Policy/HMP Long Lartin (12 Oct 2017)

Paul Flynn: Will the Minister visit Amsterdam for a relaxing weekend, in order to study the special prison crisis they have in Holland, which is a lack of prisoners to fill their prisons? They have had to close 19 of them down. Will he examine the contrast between the intelligent, pragmatic policies on drugs of the Dutch over the last 50 years and the harsh, unintelligent policies that we have had in...

Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) (10 Oct 2017)

Paul Flynn: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow the production, supply, possession and use of cannabis and cannabis resin for medicinal purposes; and for connected purposes. This is the Elizabeth Brice Bill. Elizabeth Brice was a remarkable lady who campaigned for many years in this House to re-legalise medicinal cannabis. She was a brilliant person. She was a television...

Uk Plans for Leaving the EU (9 Oct 2017)

Paul Flynn: Do the two crippling tariffs imposed by the Prime Minister’s American friends on British Bombardier jobs prove that Brexit or no deal will create a jobs hell?

Business of the House (14 Sep 2017)

Paul Flynn: When the former Chancellor, Mr George Osborne, left office, he took on a job with BlackRock finance, working four days a month for a remuneration of £650,000 a year. In pursuit of the investigations of the Select Committee on Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs into possible abuses of the revolving door by which former Ministers might be using their inside knowledge for...

Sky/Fox Merger (12 Sep 2017)

Paul Flynn: We are all beneficiaries of decisions taken nearly 100 years ago in this Chamber to impose on broadcasters a statutory duty of political balance. Is that not now threatened by what has been described as the “Foxidation” of news, which is taking news away from journalists of integrity and transferring it to alternative bodies that produce news that is corrupted and prostituted for...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Prime Minister: Japan (12 Sep 2017)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Prime Minister, which representatives of which companies accompanied her on her visit to Japan from 30 August to 1 September 2017.

Business of the House (7 Sep 2017)

Paul Flynn: Drug policies in Holland have delivered a prison crisis in that they do not have enough prisoners to fill their prisons. Drug policies here have created chaos in our prisons and a record number of drug deaths, including psychoactive drug deaths, last year. May we debate which country has got its policies right?

Korean Peninsula (5 Sep 2017)

Paul Flynn: The most likely start of a nuclear war will come by accident, by technical failure or by human error. The danger of that is greatly increased as world tension multiplies. Is it not true that, while there is no equivalence in this and we should pay credit to China for keeping the lid on paranoid regimes in North Korea for 60 years, the new element has been an American President who has...

Grenfell Tower and Building Safety (5 Sep 2017)

Paul Flynn: The statement reports that the weaknesses discovered following the Ronan Point collapse have not been fully addressed or remedied. That collapse took place nearly 50 years ago. We also read that 165 existing tower blocks have the same combustibility and dangers that existed at Grenfell. Does not this show a continuing catastrophic failure of building regulations? Do we not need an examination...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Drugs: Misuse (26 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people who died as a result of drug misuse in 2015 (a) were serving and (b) had previously served prison sentences in the UK.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Iraq Committee of Inquiry (26 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he expects the lessons learned investigation across Whitehall co-ordinated by the National Security Adviser to report.

Business of the House (20 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: The Government have shaken the magic money tree bare to buy their majority. Is that not the reason why, at midnight on the last day of Parliament, they had to sneak out a statement on the cancellation of a long-established promise to the people of south Wales and then deny the House a proper debate on the subject? That is a disgraceful way to behave. When can we debate the other promises they...

Written Answers — Home Office: Drugs: Misuse (20 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 on levels of use of legal highs.

Written Answers — Home Office: Drugs: Canada (20 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will make an assessment of the potential implications for UK drugs policy of the Canadian Government's proposals to change the law relating to illegal drugs in that country.

Written Answers — Wales Office: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (20 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July 2017 to Question 982, for what reason the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill makes no reference to powers set to be devolved to the National Assembly for Wales.

Armed Forces: Closure of Sovereign House, Newport — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (19 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: I beg to move, That this House has considered the closure of Sovereign House in Newport. It is a special pleasure to meet under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. We know of your great contributions to debates in this House, in the Council of Europe and elsewhere, but it is the first time that I have had the chance to serve under your chairmanship. The closure of Sovereign House in Newport is...

Armed Forces: Closure of Sovereign House, Newport — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (19 Jul 2017)

Paul Flynn: My hon. Friend makes his point with great force. That is precisely the position. People are attracted to super-hubs because they want their career to leave a legacy. If they can think that they have built super-hubs—great phallus symbols—in various places, they can relax when they eventually retire to their haciendas in Spain. It is something to be achieved, but it is not always...

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