Results 1–20 of 3084 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Desmond Swayne

International Trade: Free Trade Agreements (13 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: We trade effectively without them. They often come with producer-interest strings attached. They might be nice to have, but we do not need them, do we?

Police: Financial Sustainability (12 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: In God’s own town of Lymington a robber was captured but had to be released because there was no police officer available to be sent. We do need more police officers, don’t we?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: NHS Funding (11 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Is it reasonable for me to expect to pass my assets and property to my heirs unencumbered and intact and at the same time to expect the taxpayer to pay for my social care?

Victims Strategy (10 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: But are we planning to continue to let victims down by persisting with inadequate sentencing and early release?

Widowed Parent’S Allowance (5 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Whatever the decision of the Court, will the Minister give consideration in his deliberations to the fact that many on these Benches have a preference for our own law made in this House over the provisions of European human rights law?

Salisbury Update (5 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: A decision outside the GRU by the Russian state at a senior level—she means President Putin, doesn’t she?

HMP Birmingham (4 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Prisoners who are at leisure to consume and trade Spice would benefit from penal servitude with hard labour. Will the Minister bring it back?

Housing, Communities and Local Government: New Homes (23 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: How can we speed up planning without offending against the proper discretion of planning authorities?

Esa Underpayments: Business of the House (19 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. It would be a matter of great convenience to some of us to have all email accounts closed down.

Esa Underpayments (19 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: The hon. Member for Battersea (Marsha De Cordova) has spoken of a culture of indifference, but the bill for disability benefits this year will be £5.4 billion higher than it was in 2010. Is there an exponential increase in the number of disabled people between whom payments are being spread ever more thinly?

Exiting the European Union: Access to EU Markets (19 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: But all our manufactures will have to be produced in full accordance with the acquis, will they not?

Electoral Commission Investigation: Vote Leave (17 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Let the law take its course. By what factor did the Government and the other remain campaigns outspend the leave campaigns? It was 2:1, was it not?

Petition - Home Education: Draft Guidance and Consultation (16 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: This is the petition of Mrs Melanie Ealing and constituents of New Forest West, who similarly complain that the home education community was not properly consulted and similarly requests that the House of Commons urges the Government to withdraw the draft guidance and the consultation. Following is the full text of the petition: [The petition of residents of the New Forest West, Declare that...

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

Desmond Swayne: I have a very successful manufacturer in my constituency abiding by the very disciplines that my right hon. Friend has, rightly, been so effusive about. Imagine, then, my surprise when I discovered that the proprietor and chief executive of this organisation, Col-Tec—one Mike Bailey—was to be my opponent as the UKIP candidate in the New Forest West division.

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

Desmond Swayne: Will my right hon. Friend give way?

Trade Policy (16 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: But any scrutiny of and consultation on manufactures and food will be limited to tariff and quota, because we will continue to be bound by the acquis, won’t we?

Nato Summit (16 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Two per cent. must not be the measure. Rather, it should be the capability to deliver lethal effect, shouldn’t it?

Eu: Future Relationship White Paper (12 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: How can my right hon. Friend justify the use of the adjective “common” in describing the noun “rulebook”, when he has committed to ongoing harmonisation? Even with a parliamentary process, it is their rulebook, is it not?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: UK Fish Exports (12 Jul 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Persuade me that the common rulebook is not the acquis by another name.

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