Results 2021–2027 of 2027 for speaker:Keith Simpson

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Jul 2018)

Keith Simpson: My right hon. Friend should be commended for her sangfroid a week ago in dealing with a giant ego—somebody who believes that truth is fake news and leaks continually. I am not referring here to the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson); I am of course referring to President Trump, who has acted in a very bizarre way over intelligence. I know that my right hon....

Assessment and Treatment Units: Vulnerable People: Centenary of the Armistice (6 Nov 2018)

Keith Simpson: I begin by offering my warmest congratulations to the Secretary of State and the shadow Secretary of State on two very thoughtful and moving speeches in this important debate. I also welcome the new Minister, who will be winding up. I am sure that she will understand if I say that it is with sorrow that I recognise that her predecessor had to resign. Like a number of colleagues, I am haunted...

Assessment and Treatment Units: Vulnerable People: Centenary of the Armistice (6 Nov 2018)

Keith Simpson: I thank my hon. Friend. He and I have spoken before about the tragic death of his father and about what that meant to him. I am always conscious, as I know we all are, of the impact that losses had in war, on families but on friends as well. One of the memories in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission archives, which are now being put on its website, is contained in the letters—the...

Jammu and Kashmir (27 Feb 2019)

Keith Simpson: I do both. [Laughter.]

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Jul 2019)

Keith Simpson: I begin by commending the Prime Minister for her stamina and courage in her term of office—whatever our views on Brexit and other issues—and also commend the support that she has received from her husband Philip. [Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] For many of us, our husbands, wives and partners are the unsung heroes. May I now ask her a specific question? She is going to the palace this...

Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Russia (5 Nov 2019)

Keith Simpson: I declare an interest as a member of the Intelligence and Security Committee, and I absolutely support what our Chairman said. This is a question of principle as much as anything else. I will not go into the details of what the report is about—there have been a lot of foxes let loose by the media—but I have this question to put to the Minister, and I feel sorry for him that he has been...

Valedictory Debate (5 Nov 2019)

Keith Simpson: It is a great honour and privilege to attend one’s own obituary. It is a little bit like attending a group meeting within The Daily Telegraph, and it is also bringing back happy memories: happy memories of something I have not done for a long time—having to sit through interminable speeches waiting to be called, as one did 22 years ago when one was first called. Unlike some of my...


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