Results 1–20 of 23 for brexit speaker:Karen Bradley

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Devolved Government: Restoration (3 Jul 2019)

Karen Bradley: ..., and also having representation of the Northern Ireland Executive on the Joint Ministerial Committee, are both very important points in making sure that Northern Ireland’s voice is heard in the Brexit debate.

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Leaving the EU: Talks on Restoring Devolution (3 Jul 2019)

Karen Bradley: public service. We are all entitled, no matter our political persuasion, to have protection and not to receive death threats. I join him in condemning those death threats. With respect to Brexit, I have been clear throughout that I want to see the United Kingdom leave the European Union as one United Kingdom. I believe that the best way to do that is through a deal that enables us to...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Office: Brexit (18 Jun 2019)

Karen Bradley: ...In light of the agreed extension to the EU Exit date, Departments are making sensible decisions about the timing and pace at which some of this work is progressing. We continue to prepare for all Brexit scenarios.

Political Process in Northern Ireland (4 Jun 2019)

Karen Bradley: ...cannot give anyone an excuse for failure. This is about how to succeed and get government restored. Finally, the hon. Gentleman referred to the Government’s confidence and supply arrangements and Brexit, and I want to be clear that Brexit is not a part of the discussions. The talks are about how we re-establish government to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland on the issues that...

Northern Ireland Assembly Election (21 Mar 2019)

Karen Bradley: ...yet he consistently undermines that position by demanding that decisions are taken in Westminster—the very opposite of devolution. He also says that he wants to see Northern Ireland protected in Brexit, but he consistently votes against the only position that protects the Belfast agreement—the deal that is supported by his sister party in Northern Ireland, which would ensure that...

Northern Ireland Assembly Election (21 Mar 2019)

Karen Bradley: .... On an independent mediator, I rule nothing out. I am looking at a number of options as to how we might restart the talks in such a way as to have the best success. The hon. Gentleman talked about Brexit being a distraction. I think that perhaps the bigger distraction in Northern Ireland at the moment is the local elections, for which we will be going into purdah next week.

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Leaving the EU: No-Deal Preparations (6 Mar 2019)

Karen Bradley: My hon. Friend is right to say that the UK shared prosperity fund will be an important part of our post-Brexit future. We are working as a Government to ensure that the UK fund is properly spent, and we will consult on it shortly.

Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill (5 Mar 2019)

Karen Bradley: ...a statutory footing the spending that has already taken place. I will be happy to furnish the hon. Lady with information about money that Departments in Northern Ireland have spent on planning for Brexit, which covers all Brexit planning. The allocations in the written ministerial statement do include moneys that have been allocated from the Treasury for planning for Brexit, so that is in...

Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill (5 Mar 2019)

Karen Bradley: I understand the point the hon. Gentleman makes. He has significant experience in Northern Ireland and will know a great deal about it. The police put in a specific bid for additional resources for Brexit preparations. It went through the proper processes in the Treasury and this has been paid. I recognise his frustration about wanting more information here for parliamentarians, and I have...

Written Ministerial Statements — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Finances (28 Feb 2019)

Karen Bradley: ...continue to support public services, particularly in health and education. I can also confirm that this budget settlement would provide the basis for the Small Business Rate Relief to continue. Brexit preparedness Securing a deal with the EU which Parliament can support remains this Government's focus and priority. As a responsible government, we are preparing for EU exit in all scenarios...

Northern Ireland: Restoring Devolution (13 Feb 2019)

Karen Bradley: proper governance of policing in Northern Ireland. We have also put in funding to ensure that the Chief Constable can recruit the police officers needed to deal specifically with concerns around Brexit. The hon. Gentleman talked about reconciliation. I agree with him that reconciliation needs to continue. That is why this Government have consulted on how we progress the agreement that...

Northern Ireland: Security Situation (21 Jan 2019)

Karen Bradley: ...night and any of the discussions we are having in the House or with our friends in Europe. The attack on Saturday night is the result of a threat level that has been in place since before the Brexit vote. Those people have been working and trying to carry out these plots and activities for many years. We need to be clear that those activities are not welcome—the people of Northern...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Police Service of Northern Ireland: Safer Neighbourhood Teams (20 Nov 2018)

Karen Bradley: ..., serious and organised crime. Policing is a devolved matter and operational policing capability is a matter for the Chief Constable. I understand the PSNI has submitted its case for additional Brexit-related resources and that bid is currently being considered by the Government.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Police Service of Northern Ireland: Finance (20 Nov 2018)

Karen Bradley: ...Ireland with additional security funding in order that they can tackle the SEVERE and enduring threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism. The PSNI has submitted a case for additional Brexit-related resources to Treasury. That bid is currently under consideration. This Government remains unstinting in its admiration and support for the brave men and women of the PSNI and their...

Business of the House: Northern Ireland Government (6 Sep 2018)

Karen Bradley: ...hon. Lady for her comments and for her support for the proposals. She is right when she says that the voice of the people of Northern Ireland is not being heard through the proper channels in the Brexit discussions. She will know there are representatives of the Scottish Government and the Welsh Assembly in the various Joint Ministerial Committee meetings and so on. They enable the voice...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Economy (20 Jun 2018)

Karen Bradley: The prospects and opportunities for Northern Ireland are absolutely fantastic. I am working to make sure that Northern Ireland benefits from all the opportunities that Brexit affords the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Borders: Northern Ireland (9 May 2018)

Karen Bradley: The UK as a whole will be leaving the Customs Union. This Government is committed to delivering a Brexit that upholds the Belfast Agreement and the commitments that we have made to the people of Northern Ireland to avoid a hard border with Ireland and any border down the Irish Sea.

Northern Ireland (20 Feb 2018)

Karen Bradley: ..., and the position of this Government, is that the Belfast agreement is the right approach. It has led to great success for Northern Ireland, and more success can come. The hon. Gentleman mentioned Brexit. The joint report that was signed before Christmas makes specific reference to a commitment to the Belfast agreement and to respecting the institutions in the agreement. The hon....

Northern Ireland (20 Feb 2018)

Karen Bradley: I do agree with my hon. Friend. We need to make sure Northern Ireland’s voice is heard properly through the proper processes in the Brexit process, and that requires a devolved Government.

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (23 Jan 2018)

European Union Committee: Brexit: UK-Irish relations follow-up. 3:30 pm; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 4:05 PM) Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Office Mr Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union

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