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Prime Minister's Update (25 Sep 2019)

Boris Johnson: The right hon. Gentleman asked several questions, and I will try to deal with them in order. On the first point, my right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney General made it absolutely clear that this is a judgment with which he disagrees, although of course he respects the judgment of the Supreme Court. On the second point, about the Benn-Burt Act, I will say what I am sure the Leader of...

Spending Round 2019 - Motion to Take Note (25 Sep 2019)

Lord Liddle: ...state because of the demographic challenge. This is going to be difficult if Brexit goes ahead because, even if we avoid no deal, which we have legislated against, the kind of medium-term deal that Boris Johnson has in mind—the Canada-plus, free trade agreement—is not the smooth Brexit that the economic forecasts of the OBR have relied upon. It is a much tougher, harder Brexit than the...

Hacker House (25 Sep 2019)

Tom Watson: ...things. He is a man whose character renders him unsuitable and unfit for the office he holds. I want answers to these questions, but we all know the broader essential truth. We can all see who Boris Johnson is.

Questions to the Mayor of London — No-Deal Brexit & London’s economy: No-Deal Brexit & London’s economy (25 Sep 2019)

Sadiq Khan: No. Anybody who is not willing to stand up to Boris Johnson’s [Prime Minister] no-deal Brexit is unfit to be a Member of the Assembly let alone a Londoner. It is quite clear that no deal would be catastrophic for jobs, for growth, for families. Look at what the [Operation] Yellowhammer document published last night in full says. In the short term â€‘‑

Questions to the Mayor of London — Police Recruitment: Police Recruitment (25 Sep 2019)

Peter Whittle: On 25 July 2019 during Boris Johnson’s first speech as the country’s prime minister, he vowed to recruit an extra 20,000 police officers to ‘make our streets safer’. The recruitment drive will begin this month and Mr Johnson said he wants it completed within three years. Many of these officers will be recruited into the Metropolitan Police. Given the current level of recruitment...

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

Nicola Sturgeon: ..., of course, we must look forward. In my view, four things should happen. First, there must be a clear recognition that the person who is responsible for this fiasco is the Prime Minister. It was Boris Johnson who took the decision to prorogue Parliament; it was Boris Johnson who acted unlawfully; and—I do not say this lightly—it is Boris Johnson who must now resign. It is, of course,...

Scottish Parliament: Common Frameworks (24 Sep 2019)

Alex Rowley: ...progress is worrying. It strongly agrees with the committee report’s view that common frameworks must be arrived at through agreement and not imposed, but it has yet to receive assurances that Boris Johnson’s Government will approach the development of such frameworks in that way. That is particularly worrying given the scope that the UK Parliament’s European Union (Withdrawal) Bill...

Scottish Parliament: National Testing (Five-year-olds) (19 Sep 2019)

Willie Rennie: When Boris Johnson tramples over parliamentary democracy, the First Minister is outraged; when her education secretary does exactly the same, she pats him on the back. It is not just Parliament; teachers are being snubbed, too. In 400 pages of fresh criticism, teachers said that the tests were “a logistical nightmare”, caused a lot of stress to pupils and were “a waste of time”. That...

Scottish Parliament: Pre-release Access to Economic Statistics (Committee Bill Proposal) (19 Sep 2019)

Alex Rowley: ...’s position. However, as Gordon Lindhurst pointed out, a whole host of distinguished academics, policy wonks and think tanks say that there is a problem. It is as though the Government is doing a Boris Johnson and putting its hands over its ears. It is unwilling to listen to the evidence that has been clearly presented by many academics and others with expertise in the field, who say...

Scottish Parliament: Universities (No-deal Brexit) (17 Sep 2019)

Gillian Martin: ...from another EU country, what can the Scottish Government do to ensure that they continue to want to work here? Does the minister agree that freedom of movement must be put back on the table by Boris Johnson as he speaks to his counterparts from the rest of the EU?

Scottish Parliament: Brexit (Operation Yellowhammer) (12 Sep 2019)

Willie Rennie: ...closer than ever in our efforts to stop Brexit. The publication of the yellowhammer paper lays bare the mass disruption of our way of life that would come with a no-deal Brexit and yet that is what Boris Johnson’s Conservatives want to embrace. What is most shocking is that those horrors are the prediction of the Conservative Government, yet the Conservatives still plough on. Can the...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (11 Sep 2019)

Liaison: Oral evidence from the Prime Minister. 3:30 pm; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister

Scottish Parliament: Citizens Assembly of Scotland (11 Sep 2019)

Michael Russell: Boris Johnson is a member of the Tories.

Scottish Parliament: Immigration Policy (Universities and Scientific Research) (10 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: ...different position from that of their UK counterparts. However, I must object to the attempt to take the politics out of this issue, because it is simply not possible. The acceleration, under Boris Johnson, towards a no-deal Brexit is one of the very real reasons why we are having this debate—a point underlined by the fact that the UK Secretary of State for Work and Pensions resigned...

Early Parliamentary General Election (No. 2) (9 Sep 2019)

George Howarth: ...shown great courage in carrying out your responsibilities, and I pay tribute to you. The other rule, which I am about to break, brings me to the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson). He is, as everybody would agree, often entertaining. He does, as I know from some experience with him, have an enormous amount of stamina. However, political leaders need to have...

Report Pursuant to Sections 3(1), 3(6), 3(7), 3(8), 3(9) and 3(10) the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 - Motion to Take Note (9 Sep 2019)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...mentioned this as well: the impact of no deal on Northern Ireland would be huge and I hope that the Minister’s colleagues in the House of Commons will not help to facilitate that by supporting Boris Johnson in pursuing it. The outgoing Secretary of State for Work and Pensions told some truths on behalf of the Prime Minister this weekend. She commented that there is an absence of work...

Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) (9 Sep 2019)

...Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Kevan Jones Ruth Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Ged Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley...

Prorogation of Parliament — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (9 Sep 2019)

Kevin Foster: ...ahead of the European Council on 17 to 18 October. That would allow the Prime Minister, elected by the British people—either my right hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) or the right hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn)—to go to that European Council and for a newly elected Parliament to be in a position to consider what is agreed, and...

Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointment Functions) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (9 Sep 2019)

Lord Hain: ...Donaldson say, again on the “Today” programme recently, they need to be careful what they wish for. They may well find that English nationalists—that is who we seem to have in power under Boris Johnson at the moment—are no more sympathetic to their cause than Irish nationalists in the long term. They must know that the proof of this came earlier this year when the then Back-Bench...

High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill - Second Reading (9 Sep 2019)

Lord Snape: ...issue of Rail magazine. Its editorial is mild praise for the Prime Minister. It refers to “Cunning politics around HS2” and says that the “Oakervee Review is all about what’s best for Boris Johnson”. That endorses the point that I have just made that this review avoids any direct commitment, any go-ahead, before the general election—whenever that is to be held. Yet I do not...

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