All 5 results for brexit speaker:Stephen Twigg

Valedictory Debate (5 Nov 2019)

Stephen Twigg: ...of a particular strand of authoritarian populism across our continent and in the United States, Brazil and other parts of the world. It poses a huge challenge for our politics. Here in the UK, Brexit is in a sense both a consequence and a cause of some very fundamental divisions and inequalities that scar our society. Against that backdrop, I hope that the new Parliament will be able to do...

Disability-inclusive Development — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (31 Oct 2019)

Stephen Twigg: ...vulnerable refugees in resettlement, the UK should absolutely focus on those with disabilities, so I welcome the local example from Woking. I also echo what he said in the context of the UK and Brexit. Whatever happens with Brexit, our commitment to development and humanitarian relief is an important part of our country’s soft power. As he said, our values of compassion, and of seeking...

Department for International Development (1 Jul 2019)

Stephen Twigg: ...the review—were the European ones, including the European Commission. I have been encouraged by the responses that we have had from Ministers about the issues that we will face in the event of Brexit and about ensuring that the excellent programmes that are provided through European institutions, like the European development fund, do not suffer as a result of Brexit. What we should have...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Development Co-operation: EU (1 May 2019)

Stephen Twigg: ...response. Can the Secretary of State reassure the House that even outside the European Union we will maintain close co-operation, so that the world’s poorest do not suffer as a result of Brexit?

Business of the House: [3rd Allotted Day] (6 Dec 2018)

Stephen Twigg: and life sciences, universities and the port. Those are the industries that would suffer most if we left without a deal, and regions such as the north-west would be hit hardest by a no deal Brexit. Yes, this deal is not the right deal, but let us come together and deliver the deal that really can protect jobs and rights across our country.

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