Results 1–20 of 4775 for speaker:Desmond Swayne

International Trade: Exiting the EU: Trade Agreements (22 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: We do not need trade agreements to trade, do we?

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of relief for first-time buyers (21 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Has the hon. Lady spotted that house prices are now falling, notwithstanding the change?

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of relief for first-time buyers (21 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: I am struggling with the concept that a price that is available to a first-time buyer differs from the prices paid by anyone else. I can accept that there are segmented markets in which there might be a difference, but if prices are falling marginally, that will be to the benefit of all buyers, whether it is the first or the seventh time that they have bought a property.

Post-18 Education (20 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: How few students actually pay 6%?

Medical Cannabis (20 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: It is Bill number three on Friday. There is not going to be a debate, is there?

Written Answers — Home Office: Antifa (20 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will proscribe Antifa; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband: Universal Service Obligation (20 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, for what reasons 10mbps was chosen as the broadband speed for the universal service obligation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Plastics (20 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to encourage the use of bioplastics in the production of plastic items for everyday use.

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: I entirely agree with the case that has been made for the manifesto, of which I am a supporter. I will draw to the attention of the Minister—in so far as it has not been drawn to his attention already, because it most certainly has—the magnitude of the problem we face. My hon. Friend the Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce) drew attention to the quite shocking statistic that this...

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: My hon. Friend draws a very important and powerful corrective to proceeding with that Bill, certainly in its current form. I am very glad that the hon. Member for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan) spoke earlier. I draw attention to what she said about service life. Those of us who have experienced service life and who have a constituency with a large number of service personnel will know...

Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy (8 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: But publication of the name of the accused might bring forth corroborating evidence in what otherwise might be one person’s word against another. Where should that difficult balance lie?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Accidents (8 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 1 February 2018 to Question 125445, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of accidents in which poor eyesight is a contributory factor.

Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention (7 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Before the hon. Lady leaves Military Court Watch, will she give way?

Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention (7 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: What evidence is there that NGOs such as Military Court Watch and other Israeli NGOs that perform this valuable function have themselves been subject to a measure of harassment at an official level?

Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention (7 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Will the hon. Lady give way?

Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention (7 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: A retired Israeli soldier told me that the explicit instructions for night operations were to carry them out in such a brutal manner as to achieve exactly the effect that the hon. Lady refers to.

Taylor Review (7 Feb 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Is competition for workers in a fully employed market not the best engine for driving forward improved conditions?


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