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All 4 results for boris speaker:Claire Baker

Scottish Parliament: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (8 Jan 2020)

Claire Baker: The new President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, met Boris Johnson at Downing Street this morning, with the Prime Minister expected to use the meeting to stress the importance of reaching a trade deal by the end of 2020 and to express his confidence of doing so. However, the new President has already warned of the “extremely challenging” timetable that the UK Government...

Scottish Parliament: Television Licences (Over-75s) (21 Nov 2019)

Claire Baker: licence would be protected—a promise that was then broken. At the time, they even tried to frame it as a mistake—a copy-and-paste error in the manifesto. We have seen similar reports that Boris Johnson will save the free licence and include it in the manifesto for the upcoming election. However, as Mark Griffin said, the Prime Minister also said that he was going to “put the...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit (30 Oct 2019)

Claire Baker: This is an awful deal, and right now the best way to get rid of it and to stop a no deal is to get rid of Boris Johnson. With a general election on the horizon, people now have that opportunity. Acknowledging the paper that has been published today, will the cabinet secretary join me in calling on the UK Government to publish its economic analysis and forecast for this damaging deal, so that...

Scottish Parliament: Supreme Court Judgment (Response) (24 Sep 2019)

Claire Baker: In interviews today, Boris Johnson has shown that he is prepared to act unlawfully not only once but twice, because he plans to ignore the Hilary Benn act . That is expected to lead to parts of Government and the civil service going on strike, in effect, which would be astonishing. What advice has the First Minister received on the role of Scottish civil servants and the impact on...

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