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All 3 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Gerald Howarth

Informal European Council (6 Feb 2017)

Gerald Howarth: I must confess that I am still reeling from the novelty of the right hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) advocating increased defence expenditure. I warmly welcome him to the clan—we will not tell the Stop the War coalition about his newfound enthusiasm. The sooner we can give EU residents here the reassurance that they seek, the better. Will the Prime Minister tell us which of...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: [2nd day] (1 Feb 2017)

Gerald Howarth: ...1975 referendum and, along with 43 others, I voted against the Single European Act in 1986, so I have form. The hon. Member for Bolsover (Mr Skinner), the right hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) and I are the last remaining members of that band. Although Margaret Thatcher pushed for that Act, I have no doubt that, if she were with us today, her response to this Bill would...

Opposition Day — [14th Allotted Day]: Iraq Inquiry (11 Jun 2007)

Gerald Howarth: ...destroyed, we need to learn whatever lessons we can from the background to operations in Iraq so far, and to apply them to Afghanistan before it is too late. The hon. Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) made the point that Parliament needs to assert its authority over the Executive—a point that was also made by the hon. Member for Cannock Chase (Dr. Wright). I strongly support...

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