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All 2 results for boris speaker:Mark Francois

Defence Spending — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (16 Jul 2019)

Mark Francois: ...was reassured to hear from the Chair of the Defence Committee, my right hon. Friend the Member for New Forest East (Dr Lewis), that my right hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), who is most likely to win the leadership election, told that Committee “I can give you an absolute commitment to fund defence fully.” In the nicest possible way, we should...

European Affairs (9 Dec 2008)

Mark Francois: ...EU states and the United States Administration to do the same? There are, however, some positive signs in the Balkans. In Serbia, the elections in February resulted in the victory of President Boris Tadic, who was elected on a manifesto committed to improving relations with the European Union. Significantly, the nationalist elements in Serbia, having failed in the election campaign to...

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