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Results 1–20 of 200 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Natalie McGarry

Exiting the European Union: Devolved Matters (27 Apr 2017)

Natalie McGarry: What discussions he has had with the Attorney General on which provisions in the great repeal Bill may require the Government to legislate on devolved matters before the UK leaves the EU.

Exiting the European Union: Devolved Matters (27 Apr 2017)

Natalie McGarry: Before asking my last question in this House, may I thank you, Mr Speaker, your staff, and the outstanding House staff across all areas, and wish colleagues right across the House every success in the coming months? Can the Minister confirm whether the great repeal Bill will require legislative consent from the devolved Assemblies—yes or no?

Business of the House (20 Apr 2017)

Natalie McGarry: With your indulgence, Mr Speaker, before I ask my question I would like to put on record my sincere thanks to the hon. Members for Weaver Vale (Graham Evans) and for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan) for assisting me when I was unwell yesterday. I also extend my thanks to the wonderful Commons staff and to the medics for their usual excellent care. In Culture, Media and Sport questions on...

Article 50 (29 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: The European Commission has today confirmed that the negotiations will be complete by autumn 2018. As we have heard, the European Parliament Brexit resolution includes recognition that a majority of people in Scotland voted to remain in the EU. Yesterday, the democratic will of the Scottish people was expressed by a democratic vote in the democratically elected Scottish Parliament for the...

Iran’s Influence in the Middle East — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (22 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: Does the hon. Gentleman agree that a huge concern for us all is the role of Iranian Shi’a militia in destabilising post-liberation Mosul in the vacuum after the removal of Daesh, and in creating the conditions for Iranian-sponsored instability and sectarianism in Mosul and the surrounding area?

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (16 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (16 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: To echo what my hon. Friend the Member for North Ayrshire and Arran (Patricia Gibson) said, the Secretary of State will be well aware that the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals is £100, which is 50 times the permitted cap on other high-street fruit machines. That particularly affects areas of severe deprivation, as there is great proliferation of these machines on high streets...

Attorney General: Article 50 (16 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: What the legal and administrative costs incurred by the Government were of the Supreme Court appeal on article 50.

Attorney General: Article 50 (16 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: The Secretary of State for Exiting the EU has praised the article 50 debate as among the best he has heard in the Chamber. Will the Attorney General attest whether the cost to the public purse of preventing this House from having a meaningful and democratic debate was well spent or a waste of public money?

Turkey: Human Rights and the Political Situation — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (9 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: Will the Minister give way on that point?

Turkey: Human Rights and the Political Situation — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (9 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: I offer my congratulations to the right hon. Member for Enfield North (Joan Ryan) and the co-sponsors of the debate. It is not only timeous but imperative. The relationship between the EU and Turkey is now fractious at best, given President Erdogan’s scorched-earth approach to democracy and human rights in Turkey as he pursues an executive presidency with all the fervour of a dictator,...

Scotland: Demography and Devolution — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (9 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: I wish the hon. Gentleman a happy birthday and congratulate him on securing this debate. He is making an important point. One of the few issues that unites political parties in Scotland is the need to reintroduce the post-study work visa. Does he share my concern about the 80% drop in non-EU students remaining in the UK after graduation since the scrapping of that vital scheme? We must...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (6 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: My constituent Mr Kreem was empowered by, and worked with, coalition forces in Iraq post the 2003 invasion to set up an academy to train security forces in Mosul. That work put his and his family’s lives in probable danger, particularly post the invasion of Mosul by Daesh. In 2014, the family claimed asylum, and they have still not heard back, despite numerous interventions by their...

President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (20 Feb 2017)

Natalie McGarry: My hon. Friend is making an important point. We respect the right of the Americans to decide their President, but that is not what this debate is about; it is about our values, our constituents and what the situation means to us. If this Parliament is an embodiment of our country’s values, to paraphrase Jane Austen, are the shades of Parliament to be thus polluted?

Petition - Closure of Jobcentres in Parkhead and Easterhouse (8 Feb 2017)

Natalie McGarry: The petition states: Following is the full text of the petition: [The petition of residents of Glasgow East, Declares that the Department for Work and Pensions’ plan to close Parkhead and Easterhouse Jobcentres and half of all Jobcentre Plus offices in Glasgow is morally outrageous; express our concerns that the city is being used as the testing ground for more devastating cuts across the...

Us Immigration Policy (30 Jan 2017)

Natalie McGarry: A country must be judged by the company it keeps. How will the Secretary of State answer should history judge that it took the Prime Minister so long to condemn President Trump’s Executive order because, after cosying up to him, she set off to sign trade deals to arm the increasingly dictatorial and out-of-control President Erdogan?

Jobcentre Plus Offices: Closure (30 Jan 2017)

Natalie McGarry: Contrary to the Minister’s assertion, it was confirmed to Glasgow’s MPs at meetings with DWP Ministers and representatives before Christmas that the Department used Google Maps. The Government have stated that they are consulting in areas where service users would be forced to travel more than 3 miles or for more than 20 minutes on public transport. I have checked, and it takes 23 minutes...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (30 Jan 2017)

Natalie McGarry: When will the Secretary of State answer calls to grant an independent inquiry into the botched Trident II D5 missile test to inform this House and our constituents what went wrong? What plans has he made to ensure that the House can be confident that the procedure for providing information is reliable and timely?

Civil Society Space — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] (26 Jan 2017)

Natalie McGarry: rose—

Civil Society Space — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] (26 Jan 2017)

Natalie McGarry: The Minister makes an important point about the other side, but I was merely raising the issue of the Government. I take him to task, however. We are talking not only about what happened subsequent to the coup or the actions of terrorism and the closing down of space, but about the actions of the Government, with the transformation into a presidency and the removal of the hugely important...


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