All 6 results for speaker:Jack Brereton

Channel 4 (Relocation) (17 Oct 2017)

Jack Brereton: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require Channel 4 to relocate its headquarters outside London; and for connected purposes. Channel 4 is a publicly owned broadcaster and has undoubtedly made a huge contribution to British broadcasting. I am in no doubt that many Members on both sides have enjoyed watching the hours of quality broadcasting, from “Countdown”...

Finance Bill (12 Sep 2017)

Jack Brereton: On the points made by the hon. Member for High Peak (Ruth George) in her intervention, we are simplifying the tax system to ensure that work pays for people who are in work. Under Labour, people were better off on benefits and that is not right. People should be better off when they are in work. Some of Labour’s claims are not true. We on the Conservative Benches believe that the only...

Finance Bill (12 Sep 2017)

Jack Brereton: There have been a number of excellent and informed speeches today by Conservative Members and I am very pleased to follow my hon. Friend the Member for South Thanet (Craig Mackinlay). Owing to the economic policies of the Conservatives, we have seen our national economy and the economy in Stoke-on-Trent South prosper. Nationally, the International Monetary Fund has upgraded the growth...

Finance Bill (12 Sep 2017)

Jack Brereton: This is about keeping more of the money that people earn in their pockets, rather than it going into taxes. It is a huge success that there are now more families in which parents are working, ensuring that our children and future generations have examples to look up to. It is a shocking indictment of Labour’s failures in government that so many children were living in households where...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day (11 Sep 2017)

Jack Brereton: Stoke-on-Trent voted overwhelmingly to leave the European Union: the proportion was higher than in any other city, with 70% of people voting to leave. That is why I will vote to support the Bill tonight. The people of Stoke-on-Trent South voted for me and the Conservatives for the first time in 82 years because we demonstrated our trust in the public’s judgment in voting to leave and...

Points of Order: Drugs Policy (18 Jul 2017)

Jack Brereton: I have been very pleased to listen to some excellent and well-informed speeches today, particularly the maiden speech of the hon. Member for Slough (Mr Dhesi). It is an absolute honour to be able to make my maiden speech and to represent the people of Stoke-on-Trent South in this place. Stoke-on-Trent is the city that I grew up in and where I have lived my whole life. Nothing could make me...

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