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All 3 results for jeremy hunt speaker:Baroness Smith of Basildon

Arrangement of Business - Announcement (24 Jul 2019)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...—probably. I can tell him that I had a letter from one of the candidates in the Conservative Party leadership election who was not very happy about the idea of a Joint Committee, but that was Jeremy Hunt and he lost, so I was rather hoping that the new Prime Minister might be a little more sympathetic. In his final hours as Chief Whip, might the noble Lord find the opportunity to take...

Brexit: Appointment of Joint Committee - Motion to Agree (3 Jul 2019)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...50 said: “I commend the … motion to the House”.—[Official Report, Commons, 14/3/19; col. 628.] He then voted against it—just the man to lead sensitive negotiations requiring trust. Jeremy Hunt, meanwhile, has engaged former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Perhaps he will bring some much-needed reality to trade negotiations, given the Canadian experience. Or perhaps not,...

European Council - Statement (24 Jun 2019)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: .... Neither of those possibilities reflect well on him; nor do they suggest that, as Prime Minister, he would be able to negotiate a close and mutually beneficial ongoing relationship with the EU 27. Jeremy Hunt initially pledged that he was willing to take the country out of the EU with no deal and that it was his firm intention that our exit would take place on 31 October, but that, as...

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