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Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Syria: Refugees and Counter-terrorism (7 Sep 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: In the summer of 1939, my parents took into our home a young Jewish girl, Johanna, who had arrived in Leeds on the Kindertransport. Her sister and others had arrived on the same Kindertransport, and Neville Chamberlain facilitated the arrival of these young children more than this Government are facilitating such things now. It is sad that this Government are doing less than Neville...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Members: Correspondence (7 Sep 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to reply to the letter to him dated 4 June 2015 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Nikita Standekwick.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: DWP Data (21 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: Arrogant.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: DWP Data (21 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: I wish my hon. Friend the Member for Oldham East and Saddleworth (Debbie Abrahams) every good fortune in awaiting a reply to a letter to the Prime Minister, in view of the fact that in the last five years I have had exactly one letter from him, and that was after I had received a letter from No. 10 signed by somebody who did not exist. I say to the junior Minister that she needs to take some...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Contaminated Blood (20 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Diana Johnson) for putting this urgent question and for all her dedicated work on this agonising issue. I put it to the Minister that if he had made his statement not to the House but to my constituents, including one in particular who lives in agony and fear, the reaction would have been less parliamentary than it has been this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Iran: Nuclear Deal (15 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: May I congratulate the Foreign Secretary and all others involved on this historic agreement, which is meticulous and has taken an enormous amount of time, effort and detail? I think it is appropriate to congratulate Barack Obama on what is probably the greatest achievement of his presidency. This agreement demonstrates the dictum of Winston Churchill that jaw-jaw is better than war-war. Yes,...

UN Independent Commission of Inquiry (Gaza) — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (8 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone; it was not a pleasure to listen to that contemptible defence of indefensible Israeli actions. The Israelis are murderers in Gaza. They have murdered thousands of people in Gaza. They have achieved nothing by doing so, except to make the lives of the people of Gaza total hell. When I was in Gaza, I spoke to a girl who told me she...

Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Tax Credits (Working Families) (7 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: I thought South Suffolk was part of Britain, but it is perfectly obvious that it is not. The experience the hon. Member for South Suffolk (James Cartlidge) describes bears no relation whatever to reality or to the reality in the constituency I represent. Tomorrow, we will have a Budget. The Minister said we will hear about the Government’s long-term economic plan. I can tell the House what...

Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Tax Credits (Working Families) (7 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: No, I am not going to give way to the hon. Lady, unless of course she has an intervention provided for her by her Whips like the rest of her colleagues who have intervened so far. Let us be clear about this: working-age households with the lowest incomes lost the most, as a proportion of their income, in the previous Parliament. In working-age households, the incomes of those with children...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Members: Correspondence (3 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 14 May 2015 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms T Ali.

Business of the House: English Votes on English Laws (2 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: rose—

Business of the House: English Votes on English Laws (2 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: Even the title of the statement sounds racist. [Interruption.] Yes! Yes! The Leader of the House talked repeatedly about constitutional arrangements, but is it not a fact that the glory of this country is that we do not have a constitution, and that we are governed by the Queen in Parliament? Furthermore, is it not a glory of this House that all its Members, from those who hold the highest...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Members: Correspondence (2 Jul 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 14 May 2015 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms P Hamilton.

Business of the House (18 Jun 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: Has the right hon. Gentleman seen early-day motion 143 on Careermakers Recruitment, standing in my name? [That this House condemns in the most severe terms the employment practices of Careermakers Recruitment, 86 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M4 4EX, and in particular their maltreatment of a constituent of the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton, with regard to overlong working-hours...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Middle East Peace Process (9 Jun 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: Last Wednesday, the Minister of State, Department for International Development, the right hon. Member for New Forest West (Mr Swayne) told the House: “The international community has recognised that the PA is now ready for statehood.”—[ Official Report, 3 June 2015; Vol. 596, c. 575.] When will the Government recognise the Palestinian state, in line with the vote of this House last...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Tributes to Charles Kennedy (3 Jun 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: I first met Charles Kennedy on his first day in the House of Commons, when I entered the Members’ Dining Room and saw a young man looking forlorn and lost, wandering around and wondering what to do. I asked him to join me for lunch and I found out who he was. As the youngest Member of the House of Commons, he was not going to assert himself at that stage, but he knew why he was here: to...

Fifa: Britain in the World (1 Jun 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: I thank you, Mr Speaker, and right hon. and hon. Members on both sides of the House for the courtesy they have shown me since the start of this Parliament. May I also make clear that I owe my role here to my constituents, who gave me the biggest majority since the Gorton constituency was founded in 1885? I never forget that I am only here because of them. In this Parliament, as in previous...

Fifa: Britain in the World (1 Jun 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that he, as shadow Foreign Secretary, stands by the official Labour party vote last October to recognise the Palestinian state?

Message to Attend the Lords Commissioners: Election of Speaker (18 May 2015)

Gerald Kaufman: Under the provisions of Standing Order No. 1A, I am now required to ascertain whether Mr John Bercow is willing to be chosen as Speaker. I call Mr John Bercow.


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