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Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (22 Oct 2019)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...by so many noble Lords. We shall be here again quite soon—although not necessarily on the same sides of the Chamber. We cannot be oblivious to events taking place simultaneously in another place. Boris Johnson assumed the premiership with a promise to return to Brussels and open discussions on the withdrawal agreement. It took some degree of skill to negotiate an even worse deal than...

Migrant Children: Welfare - Question for Short Debate (9 Jul 2019)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...English language strategy to ensure that everyone in this country, especially those with newly recognised refugee status, are supported to speak the same language”. Someone should tell that to Boris Johnson who, only three days ago, demanded that immigrants should learn English to integrate better. His ignorance would be amusing if this was not such a serious issue. Mr Johnson should...

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (9 Jan 2019)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...Putin as more of an ally than the European Union, What unites Trump and his allies? They can be classified as anyone unwilling to stand up to him, including politicians in this country among whom Boris Johnson, David Davis, Liam Fox and Mr Rees-Mogg can be counted. They are the real hardliners who believe that leaving the EU is of absolute overriding importance, even without a deal. What...

National Minimum Wage — Debate (11 Mar 2010)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...to £11,310 gross income. After PAYE is deducted, that figure becomes £811 a month or £9,732 a year at current rates. That does not allow much leeway for belt-tightening. Indeed, London Mayor Boris Johnson believes that the minimum level should be significantly increased for those working in the metropolis. He has supported the London Living Wage, ensuring that all City Hall employees...

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