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Points of Order (17 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: On a point of order of which I gave you notice some hours ago, Mr Speaker. In 1975, Short money was introduced for Opposition parties to carry out their parliamentary duties. In 2006, a change was made and representative money was introduced for Members of those parties who do not take their seats in this House and therefore do not partake in the work of this House. I understand that one...

Written Answers — Home Office: Firearms: Smuggling (17 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of weapons seized at the border were (a) prohibited firearms (b) 50 calibre firearms; and if he will make a statement.

Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill: EU VAT area and pre-commencement requirements (16 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: I rise to speak to new clause 37, which is in my name and those of my hon and right hon. Friends. I will press the new clause at the appropriate time. It would make it “unlawful for Her Majesty’s Government to enter into arrangements under which Northern Ireland forms part of a separate customs territory to Great Britain.” The purpose is simple: it is to secure the future of...

Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill: EU VAT area and pre-commencement requirements (16 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: Of course I completely agree with the hon. Gentleman, although I hope we always do have a Unionist Prime Minister. Many of us will be working towards that end for many, many years. The Prime Minister said in December “the whole of the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, will leave the EU customs union and the EU single market. Nothing in the agreement I have reached alters that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Cost Effectiveness (16 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the cost benefit ratio of (a) HS2 and (b) the Missing Link solution in Gloucestershire; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Equipment (16 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the arrangements for central purchasing of non-medical equipment in the NHS are; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners (11 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of GPs who (a) have been allocated funds for property rental and (b) are granted NHS premises who fail to pay the rent due; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (4 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: I know through personal experience the good work DFID does with the Foreign Office in promoting trade with developing countries. Will the Secretary of State continue to work with the Foreign Office to make sure we offer better trade deals to developing countries, particularly those in Africa, than they currently have with the European Union?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Lyme Disease (3 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department funds research into Lyme Disease; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Electronic Training Aids (2 Jul 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will introduce legislative proposals to ban the use of (a) electric remote hand-held devices on dogs and (b) electric containment devices for use near dogs; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Costs (28 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to the public purse was of NHS treatment for people with (a) smoking-related, (b) alcohol-related and (c) obesity-related illnesses in the most recent year for which data are available.

Prime Minister: Engagements (27 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: As a former Chairman of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, may I ask the Prime Minister whether, given the unresolved issues that remain in Northern Ireland, she has any plans to visit the Province in the near future?

Phenylketonuria: Treatment and Support — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (26 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: Would hon. Members leaving please do so quietly? Thank you. We have another debate.

Phenylketonuria: Treatment and Support — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (26 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: We now come to the wind-ups. I would like to leave two minutes for the mover of the motion to wind up at the end.

Phenylketonuria: Treatment and Support — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (26 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: Given the number of Members who will seek to catch my eye, I am imposing a four-minute time limit on Back-Bench speeches.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Plastic Surgery (26 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to the NHS of providing cosmetic surgery was in the last year for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bridleways (26 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps to increase the number of bridleways.

Football: Safe Standing — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (25 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: I call Gerald Jones.

Football: Safe Standing — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (25 Jun 2018)

Laurence Robertson: Order. I am sorry; my voice did not carry. Gerald Jones.


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