All 13 results for brexit speaker:David Gauke

Northern Ireland (5 Sep 2019)

David Gauke: It is clear from what my right hon. Friend is saying that if we have a no-deal Brexit and Stormont is not up and running, in order to protect the rights of Northern Ireland we need to take powers; in order to take powers we need to legislate; and in order to legislate the House needs to be sitting. Is it not also clear that if the House does not pass that legislation by the end of October...

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (4 Sep 2019)

David Gauke: The Prime Minister has said that the Prorogation of Parliament is nothing to do with Brexit. Is that still his position?

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Leaving the EU: No Deal (9 Jul 2019)

David Gauke: tools, making it more difficult to protect the public; and market access impacts on our legal sector, restricting or removing our ability to operate in EU markets. So do I think a no-deal Brexit is a good idea? No, I do not.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Leaving the EU: No Deal (9 Jul 2019)

David Gauke: Both candidates for the leadership of my party have made it clear that they do not want a no-deal Brexit, and I wish them well—[Interruption.] I understand that the chances are “a million to one”, so I wish them well in their endeavours.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Leaving the EU: Departmental Priorities (12 Mar 2019)

David Gauke: In terms of the European arrest warrant, we have to accept that as a consequence of Brexit the current arrangements will no longer be available, but we will continue to work very closely with EU member states to ensure that we can address this matter as effectively as we can.

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: Justice and Home Affairs post-Council statement (14 Feb 2019)

David Gauke: ...UK considers that continued European cooperation is vital in the fight against terrorism. The Immigration Minister also welcomed the Committee’s call for close co-operation with the UK after Brexit. A number of Member States agreed, urging immediate Commission and Member State action to prepare contingency plans in case of no-deal, including a mechanism of continued information exchange....

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic Situation: East Midlands (24 Mar 2017)

David Gauke: ...for Exiting the European Union and other government departments to undertake a wide range of analysis of leaving the European Union. Government policy is to leave the EU and to make a success of Brexit. We are pursuing a bespoke arrangement and the best possible deal for Britain.

Charter for Budget Responsibility (20 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: such companies. In recent years, we have seen increases in business investment and in foreign direct investment. I would argue that we face some immediate challenges as a consequence of the Brexit vote, but I remain convinced—the evidence is very strong—that the steps we have taken on corporation tax will ensure that we are better prepared than we would otherwise have been. In the...

Charter for Budget Responsibility (20 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: There are those who will argue, in the light of Brexit, that we should not worry about borrowing and debt. They are usually—not always, and I certainly exclude the hon. Gentleman from this—the same people who have argued consistently for the past 10 years that we should not worry about borrowing and debt; it is the reasons that have tended to change. First, they argued that we need not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Development (19 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: ...fact is that we inherited a very high deficit, and we have shown very strong determination over the past six years to bring that deficit down. As we face the challenges that we now face in terms of Brexit, had we not taken the tough decisions on public spending over the past six years, we would be in a much more vulnerable position than we are now.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Northern Powerhouse (19 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: terms of the new situation, but there are also a number of opportunities. As I have made clear repeatedly today, the Government are determined to ensure that, whatever the consequences of the Brexit vote, we will enable the northern cities to prosper and work together. That remains a Government priority.

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: VAT: Isle of Man charities (7 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: .... As the hon. Lady says, it is a largely technical clause, and I am not surprised that it is uncontroversial. The hon. Lady raises the perfectly fair issue of the future of VAT in the light of the Brexit vote. That is indeed one of the issues that we will have to wrestle with. All I can say at the moment is that it is something that we will have to consider. It will depend very much on the...

Uk Economy: Post-Referendum Assessment (23 May 2016)

David Gauke: The hon. Gentleman’s point about uncertainty is right, and there is clearly uncertainty in the economy at the moment as a consequence of the referendum on Brexit. It is absolutely right that we have that referendum, but such uncertainty can resolve itself quickly on 23 June if there is a remain vote. If there is a leave vote, we clearly face at least two years of uncertainty, and quite...

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