All 13 results for brexit speaker:Theresa Villiers

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Departmental Update (31 Oct 2019)

Theresa Villiers: ..., including improving animal and plant health, we have: We are replacing the restrictive rules of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, freeing farmers to seize the opportunities offered by Brexit. Instead we are introducing an ambitious new environmental land management scheme which will allow us to reward the farmers and land managers who protect our environment Protected allergy...

Debate on the Address: The Climate Emergency (17 Oct 2019)

Theresa Villiers: ...the CAP means that we can support a range of vital goals, including clean air and water, landscapes protected from floods, thriving plants and wildlife, and reduced carbon emissions and pollution. Brexit also means regaining control of our waters, so that we can manage our fish stocks sustainably, support our marine environment and give our fishing communities a much fairer deal than they...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (9 Sep 2019)

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Is Defra ready for Brexit?. 3:00 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (4 Sep 2019)

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Is Defra ready for Brexit?. 2:45 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (25 Jul 2019)

Theresa Villiers: ...state than we found it, by driving up animal welfare, championing and supporting our country’s fantastic food, farming and fisheries, and ensuring that we seize the opportunities offered by Brexit.

European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] (9 Jan 2019)

Theresa Villiers: ...with our European neighbours. I strongly believe that we need to listen to the views of people on all sides, whichever way they voted in the referendum, but right across the spectrum of views on Brexit there are many who believe that this draft agreement is not the right one for our country. A legal obligation to pay £38 billion to the EU, without any certainty on our future trading...

Animal Welfare (30 Mar 2017)

Theresa Villiers: ...of Compassion in World Farming for providing me with some help in preparing for this debate. My hon. Friend the Member for Southend West (Sir David Amess) said that he was sick of talking about Brexit, but Brexit does have relevance today, because about 80% of our animal welfare rules are currently part of EU law. Leaving the EU will give us back control over many policy decisions on...

Prime Minister: Engagements (8 Feb 2017)

Theresa Villiers: As we prepare in this House to take back control over our laws on agriculture, will the Prime Minister agree to use Brexit as an opportunity to strengthen, not weaken, the rules that safeguard the welfare of animals?

Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: Animal Welfare Standards in Farming (24 Jan 2017)

Theresa Villiers: ...different pieces of legislation, including 18 on farm animals. Leaving the European Union gives us a range of choices in this House that we have not enjoyed in this country for more than 40 years. Brexit means that we have the chance to reaffirm our support for the highest standards of animal welfare. It also gives us the opportunity to consider ways to strengthen protection for animals as...

Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: Animal Welfare Standards in Farming (24 Jan 2017)

Theresa Villiers: ...away ethical concerns in exchange for perceived economic advantage in other sectors. Quality, safety, traceability and compassionate treatment of animals should be at the heart of the UK’s post-Brexit brand for food and farming. I hope that we will see those themes running through the forthcoming Green Paper on this matter. Our new system of farm support should reward farmers who adopt...

Centenary of the Balfour Declaration — [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] (16 Nov 2016)

Theresa Villiers: ...diseases such as Parkinson’s. The forthcoming centenary is an opportunity to further strengthen ties between our country and Israel in culture, trade and academic life. Of course, the Brexit decision opens up the opportunity of a trade deal. We should also use the forthcoming centenary to see whether we can make further progress towards a long-term peaceful settlement in the middle east,...

Exiting the European Union: Financial Services (20 Oct 2016)

Theresa Villiers: Will my right hon. Friend make securing agreement on a transitional period for financial services an urgent priority for Brexit negotiations to avoid the risk that firms feel they have to start making decisions to change their businesses now based on a worst-case scenario because compliance obligations mean that they cannot wait to see what the final deal will look like?


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