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Results 1381–1389 of 1389 for speaker:Brian Binley

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: The deficit was reduced because you spent more money—of course that would reduce the deficit. I thank the hon. Lady for her intervention, because it leads me on to the next part of my speech. You failed to mend the roof while the sun was shining. You failed to recognise the fact that there was a global storm approaching. You massively increased borrowing when every business in the land was...

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: I am sorry about the “yous”, Mr Deputy Speaker.

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: I did apologise before you pointed that out, Mr Deputy Speaker, and I have only got a week to go so a more lax approach might be helpful.

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: I am most grateful, Mr Deputy Speaker. I will remember that. This Government need no lessons from the Opposition, even if they had lessons to give, which I have failed to hear during this Budget debate. The Minister will not be surprised to know that I will again bang the drum for business, as I have in this place for the past 10 years. In many respects, I am sorry that this place does not...

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: Before I give way, may I say that age brings with it forgetfulness, as I hope you will understand, Mr Deputy Speaker?

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: I would be delighted to do so. Small businesses are the bedrock of the growth in the number of businesses overall because, first, they welcome the Government’s approach, and secondly, they have the courage to go out, put their own money on the line and add to the number of jobs available in this country. I am delighted to say that that is exactly what I did 25 years ago, and the companies I...

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: You cut me off!

Amendment of the Law (19 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: Monday night.

Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate (26 Mar 2015)

Brian Binley: It is a great privilege to follow the right hon. Member for Blackburn (Mr Straw), who was one of the first people to speak to me when I came to this House. He offered help if he could give it. That is the measure of the man, and it is a great privilege to follow him in this debate. I am equally delighted to have had the honour of serving in the House as the Member for Northampton South over...


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