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Results 1–20 of 35 for brexit speaker:Sammy Wilson

Early Parliamentary General Election (28 Oct 2019)

Sammy Wilson: The Prime Minister has claimed that anyone who does not support his demand for an early election is, first, trying to stop Brexit and, secondly, running scared of the electorate. The Democratic Unionist party will not be supporting this motion tonight, but not because we are scared of the electorate. In fact, I can tell the House that the Unionist electorate in Northern Ireland are so angry...

Finance Bill: Charge for financial year 2017 (28 Jun 2016)

Sammy Wilson: ...that the Chair will call me to order, but perhaps you will indulge me, Mr Howarth, and allow me to answer the point. I do not share the hon. Gentleman’s views about the detrimental impact of Brexit. Indeed, for businesses in Northern Ireland, where we have become export-oriented, it opens up the opportunity to look to those parts of the world where there are growing economies and allows...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (31 Jan 2018)

European Union Committee: Brexit: UK-Irish relations follow-up. 9:45 am; Other
Witnesses: ...Professor Neil Gibson, Chief Economist - Ireland, Ernst and Young LLP Professor Duncan Morrow, Lecturer in Politics, Ulster University (at 5:00 PM) Mr Sammy Wilson MP, DUP Shadow Spokesperson (Brexit)

Business of the House: Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill (9 Jul 2018)

Sammy Wilson: ...no massive interest in the House. Indeed, there is a certain irony. For the past year, sitting in the Chamber, I have seen Member after Member stand up and say how concerned he or she is about the Brexit negotiations and the impact that Brexit would have on Northern Ireland, the impact that it would have on the Good Friday agreement, and the impact that it would have on community relations...

Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill (24 Apr 2017)

Sammy Wilson: ...we made to those people. I say to the Minister and the shadow Minister, do not be taken in by the idea that that is the cause of the impasse in the talks. We have been told that the issue is Brexit. I find that very strange coming from Sinn Féin, because the one party that will not shape the Brexit talks, the negotiations or the outcome of Brexit decisions in this House is Sinn Féin,...

Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords] (14 May 2018)

Sammy Wilson: I congratulate the hon. Member for Charnwood (Edward Argar) on his positive speech. I hope that mine will be equally as positive, because almost every time anything about Brexit or leaving the EU is mentioned in this House the naysayers and those who wish to overturn the referendum result will find any excuse to look for faults in what is being presented. I welcome the fact that the...

The Government's Plan for Brexit (7 Dec 2016)

Sammy Wilson: Does the hon. Gentleman accept that, because the interests of the Irish Republic are so tied up with a successful Brexit for the United Kingdom, we will have one ally in the negotiations? The same could apply to a whole range of nations across the EU.

Informal European Council: Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) (6 Feb 2017)

Sammy Wilson: ...agreement and the commitments in it, but as it was between the parties in Northern Ireland, the Government at Westminster and the Government in the Irish Republic, how do our discussions about Brexit have any impact on the Good Friday agreement?

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (14 Mar 2017)

European Union Committee: Brexit: devolution. 3:30 pm; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 4:00 PM) Mr Sammy Wilson MP

Amendment of the Law (8 Mar 2017)

Sammy Wilson: I hate to deflate the hon. Gentleman’s main argument, but the Chancellor did actually mention Brexit. In fact, in the second sentence of his Budget speech, he said: “As we start our negotiations to exit the European Union, this Budget takes forward our plan…for a brighter future.”

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth (18 Jul 2017)

Sammy Wilson: ...spending. What steps is the Chancellor taking to produce economic growth, and how are his efforts being affected by those who continually talk the economy down and predict dire effects from Brexit, even though their predictions to date have been proved wrong?

Northern Ireland: Security Situation (21 Jan 2019)

Sammy Wilson: The current Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has overseen a deterioration in cross-border relations because of his belligerent behaviour towards Britain during the Brexit negotiations. Notwithstanding the hysterical reaction of the Irish Government to Britain’s decision to leave the EU, can the Secretary of State assure us that, not just at a police level but at a political level, security...

Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill (6 Mar 2019)

Sammy Wilson: Does my hon. Friend not think it is rather ironic that we have had all these debates in the House about the impact of Brexit on supply chains, yet here is a measure that, as he has rightly pointed out, could have a massive impact on the supply chain of the agri-food business in Northern Ireland and throughout the United Kingdom?

European Council (18 Dec 2017)

Sammy Wilson: ...the strength and significance of the UK, and believe a special relationship is desirable. What plans does she have to go to member states to sell the UK’s case for a good relationship after Brexit?

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill: Marriage of same-sex couples in Northern Ireland (9 Jul 2019)

Sammy Wilson: Does my right hon. Friend not find it amazing that when we spent literally hours in the House debating the Henry VIII clauses during the Brexit debate, those clauses were railed against by Labour Members and members of other parties, whereas Labour is now proposing that Henry VIII powers be granted to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland so that regulations can be introduced with no...

Bill Presented: Strengthening the Union (23 Jul 2018)

Sammy Wilson: ...we wouldn’t have to experience that,” but, as I have said, as independent countries we would face all those problems without the support of the bigger Union. The most recent example has been Brexit. Nationalists in Northern Ireland have used Brexit to try to drive a wedge between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom. Despite all the nationalists’ arguments about...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Sammy Wilson: ...new clause 2 mentions “preserving peace in Northern Ireland”, although he never mentioned one word of it? Does the right hon. Gentleman accept that the shadow Minister perhaps understands that Brexit has no implications for peace in Northern Ireland? It is not a cause of increased terrorism. Indeed, the terrorists never fought to stay in the EU; they fought to get out of Britain.

Ministry of Defence: Department for Exiting the European Union (26 Feb 2018)

Sammy Wilson: ...back and forth. It is essential that we spend that money. Reference has been made to an underspend. The hon. Member for Edinburgh East (Tommy Sheppard) said that the underspend is a metaphor for Brexit, and maybe it is. Yes, we will save an awful lot of money when we leave the European Union. We will save our contributions to the EU budget. If the underspend is a metaphor for Brexit, it...

Leaving the Eu: Sectoral Impact Assessments (28 Nov 2017)

Sammy Wilson: The Brexit Committee has made the rightful assertion that it will decide what information is published, but does the Minister accept that there is a real danger that the national interest could be put in jeopardy if more weight were given to transparency than to protecting our negotiating position? Does he therefore agree that the best way forward is to seek clarification from the House that...

Government Overseas Aid Commitment: Private Investment: EU Exit Negotiations (9 Oct 2018)

Sammy Wilson: ...it be limited for? Can he also assure us that the comments made by Michel Barnier this week, that Northern Ireland would have to be prohibited from taking part in any trade deals negotiated after Brexit, will not be the case?


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