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Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill: Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) (16 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Does my hon. Friend know whether the Prime Minister has invited the UK Youth Parliament to sit around the Cabinet table?

City of Westminster Bill [HL] — Second Reading (13 Mar 2009)

Lord de Mauley: ...communities and the public generally should not be unduly restricted, stigmatised or criminalised. During the debate in another place on the Manchester City Council Bill, my honourable friend Mr Christopher Chope argued that, "the Bills seek to penalise the lawful pedlar and take away the rights that he has had since legislation was introduced in 1871".—[ Official Report, Commons,...

Prayers: Organ Donation (Presumed Consent) Bill (13 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Does the Minister accept that a lot of public concern is centred, for instance, around stories about the Falun Gong? There was an article in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine in March 2007 entitled, "The Falun Gong, organ transplantation, the holocaust and ourselves". The contents of such articles are enough to deter a lot of people from wanting to have their organs transplanted.

Prayers: Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill (13 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. During yesterday's debate on the possible use of the Chamber by the UK Youth Parliament, the Deputy Leader of the House said—it is at column 529 in Hansard—that he hoped there would be an opportunity for the issue to be put to the vote so that the will of the House could be established. Given the way in which matters are proceeding today, it is...

Royal Assent: Use of the Chamber (Youth Parliament) (12 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: In the light of the helpful intervention by the Deputy Leader of the House, does my hon. Friend the Member for Macclesfield accept that the Administration Committee, which is already keen to have a report on the subject, is the appropriate vehicle for consideration of the detail of this proposal?

Public Accounts: Use of the Chamber (Youth Parliament) (12 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Public Accounts (12 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Bearing in mind what you have said—that certain matters are obviously matters for debate—may I raise with you something that was said by the Prime Minister in his statement following the publication of the Green Paper "The Governance of Britain" on 3 July 2007? He said: "Consultation will take place with you, Mr. Speaker, and through the Leader...

Theft from Shops (Use of Penalty Notices for Disorder): Control of Ozone-depleting Substances (11 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Further to the points of order, Mr. Speaker. Have you heard from the Government as to when they will give Government time for a proper debate on the Youth Parliament issue? When the Prime Minister announced the proposal, he said it would be subject to proper discussion and consultation with all Members of this House. Because that consultation has not taken place, a number of us are concerned...

Prayers: Scottish Banknotes (Acceptability in United Kingdom) Bill (6 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: My hon. Friend's Bill discusses the acceptability of Scottish banknotes throughout the United Kingdom. Does he think that that acceptability would be enhanced if the £150 billion of banknotes being issued by the Government as part of quantitative easing were issued in Scottish banknote form?

Prayers: Small Business Rate Relief (Automatic Payment) Bill (6 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: It is a pleasure to follow the Minister, although his concluding remarks were disappointing; he had raised our expectations and they were slightly dashed by what he said. He said that it was important that we should put our concerns on the record and that they would be put to the Chancellor in preparation for his Budget. In a short contribution, I should like to spell out a bit more my...

Public Bill Committee: (5 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Good morning, and thank you all for coming to give evidence. I hope that you will be able to keep your answers succinct so that we can cover as much ground as possible before 10.25 am, when we have to adjourn this sitting. Please briefly introduce yourselves.

Public Bill Committee: (5 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: We now have our next panel of witnesses. Good afternoon, thank you for coming along. Will you introduce yourselves for the record?

Points of Order (5 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Further to that point of order, Mr. Speaker. We sympathise with the position in which you are placed by the arrogance of the Government, but can you give us an indication of whether you would be prepared to consider an urgent question for tomorrow? The House happens to be sitting this Friday and there will be a lot of public interest in the major announcement that was made by the Government today.

Business of the House (5 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: The Prime Minister promised that there would be full consultation with Members on our relationship with members of the UK Youth Parliament. When will that consultation take place? What does the Leader of the House think would be a reasonable period of time for the debate on motion 2 on today's Order Paper?

Public Bill Committee: Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (3 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: We have three more questions to deal with in nine minutes.

Public Bill Committee: Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (3 Mar 2009)

Christopher Chope: Good afternoon. Thank you for coming along. We have just one hour with this panel of witnesses. I hope that you will be able to keep your responses to our questions succinct so that we can cover the material. Can I begin by asking you to introduce yourselves so that it is on the record?

Prayers: Lending (Regulation) Bill (27 Feb 2009)

Christopher Chope: I start from a disadvantage, in not having any notes to explain fully what the Bill is about. However, one thing that it does not seem to be about, but which it should be about, is the warnings given by the Government to the people whom they are inviting to lend them money. The Government are borrowing some £2 trillion, and the principles of affordability—whether the money can be repaid,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (24 Feb 2009)

Christopher Chope: My Bill, the European Union (Audit of Benefits and Costs of UK Membership) Bill, is due for Second Reading this Friday. It is warmly supported by my party's Front Benchers, and by the Liberal Democrats. Why do the Government not support that essential tool of democracy and accountability?

Business of the House (12 Feb 2009)

Harriet Harman: ...before the House last night, and it was objected to. I ask the hon. Gentleman to work with me to persuade his right hon. and hon. Friends who objected. Their names are on the Order Paper:— "Mr Christopher Chope Mr Greg Knight Sir Nicholas Winterton Philip Davies Sir Paul Beresford Mr Humfrey Malins". I agree with what the hon. Gentleman said, so he should address himself to his Back...

Immigration Rules (Small Businesses) (11 Feb 2009)

Christopher Chope: I am grateful to the Minister for what he has said, but may I impress upon him the urgency of the case that I mentioned? If the solution that is provided necessitates obtaining accreditation from one of the organisations that have been mentioned, the company has been informed that that process might take up to three months. If so, not only will it have lost the business that it should have...

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