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Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Departmental Funding (23 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on future funding for his Department.

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Departmental Funding (23 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: I am very grateful for the progress that the Secretary of State is making in securing additional funding for defence. As these discussions continue, will he reassure the House that the needs of our enhanced forward presence in Estonia will be taken into consideration and that they will receive the fire power and protection they need?

UK Digital and Tech Industries — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (18 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairwomanship, Ms McDonagh. I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for St Albans (Mrs Main) for calling this important debate. I will talk briefly, but first I want to put in context the importance of the digital sector to our country’s economic output. We must bear in mind that the digital industries make up 4% of all employment and 7% of...

UK Digital and Tech Industries — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (18 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: Does my hon. Friend agree that it is remarkable and commendable that 99.8% of all new digital firms are small and medium-sized enterprises, and that this is a reflection of the organic strength in this space in the UK?

Military Action Overseas: Parliamentary Approval (17 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: rose—

Military Action Overseas: Parliamentary Approval (17 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: The right hon. Gentleman mentions a vote; had there been a vote in this place last week to protect innocent civilians in Syria, how would he have voted?

Syria (16 Apr 2018)

Leo Docherty: I am very grateful for the Prime Minister’s robust action over the weekend. Given that this action has been legal, precise and timely, would she agree that those who seek to play politics around this issue by raising spurious legal questions do a great disservice to their office and a grave disservice to the innocent civilians in Syria who have faced the horror of chemical attack?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Brain: Tumours (28 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to increase the level of medical support for people who have brain tumours.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Brain: Tumours (28 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to (a) increase public awareness of the symptoms of brain tumours and (b) promote early diagnoses of that condition.

Written Answers — Home Office: Passports: Contracts (28 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to ensure that the new British blue passports are produced in the UK.

EU Referendum: Electoral Law: National Security and Russia (26 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: Conservative Members will welcome the Opposition’s somewhat tardy acceptance of Russian culpability for the crimes in Salisbury. What, in the Foreign Secretary’s judgment, has brought about that change of heart?

EU Referendum: Electoral Law: National Security and Russia (26 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: Does my hon. Friend agree that it is important to consider the fact that the Leader of the Opposition is on record publicly as stating his belief that NATO should be closed down? Does my hon. Friend agree that that sends a deep signal of alarm across these Benches?

EU Referendum: Electoral Law: National Security and Russia (26 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?

EU Referendum: Electoral Law: National Security and Russia (26 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?

Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill [Lords] (19 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: I am very pleased that the Bill is being introduced, but will my hon. Friend give us a little more detail about how information about the changes will be spread? My constituency is lucky to benefit from the work of the North East Hampshire Domestic Abuse Forum, led by the magnificent Karen Evans, which does a tremendous job of spreading such information. What provision does the Bill make for...

Burma: [Day 2] (15 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: In my brief remarks, I will consider the security situation with regard to European affairs and the impact that it can and should have on our defence spending. My approach to Russia, which is the most urgent security challenge when it comes to European affairs, would be one of peace through strength. We must consider that attitude at a time when our own military strength has been...

Business of the House (15 Mar 2018)

Leo Docherty: I commend my right hon. Friend for the hard work and determination she has shown to deal with bullying and harassment of all kinds in Westminster. Can we please have a statement on the bullying inquiry that she has proposed this week? Can she confirm that the inquiry will not look at individual cases but will instead look at whether the Respect policy as a whole is working for staff in this place?


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