All 8 results for brexit speaker:Stephen Metcalfe

The Economy (24 Oct 2019)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...leave the EU and, three and a half years on, they cannot understand why we have not left. Just pushing the can further down the road will not solve this problem. Everything that can be said about Brexit has been said twice already. No vote will change because of words spoken in this Chamber. We just need to get on with it. If we cannot get on with it, we will need to have a general...

Britain’s Place in the World (15 Oct 2019)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...did not directly express how they wanted to leave, but what I hear day after day is that we must leave, and we must leave on the 31st. I know that there are people who are concerned about a no-deal Brexit, but the best way to avoid a no-deal Brexit is to support a deal in the House, so that we can all leave with some degree of security.

Irish Border: Customs Arrangements (1 Oct 2019)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...in public or with the input of those who may want an entirely different outcome to the purpose of those negotiations. Anyone claiming otherwise is in my view motivated by a desire to undermine Brexit rather than a desire for greater detail.

EU Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Changes (7 Jan 2019)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...the debate forward and would create further division and confusion. We have had a people’s vote, so let us get on and prepare either to implement a heavily amended deal or no deal and to deliver Brexit on 29 March this year.

Brexit, Science and Innovation (6 Sep 2018)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...help of the Royal Society, the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, which I am fortunate enough to chair, held a number of meetings and eventually published a report, “Science priorities for Brexit”, which I think was the first report to try to bring together the views of the science community. That was followed up by a meeting last October, and we are planning another one for this...

Brexit, Science and Innovation (6 Sep 2018)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...science and engineering potential. In particular, Professor David Price, Vice-Provost at University College London, highlights the fact that any restrictions on EU researchers coming to the UK post Brexit would damage the quality and impact of research, particularly at UCL and other universities. The Royal Society of Biology wants the Government swiftly to communicate any decisions that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (1 Mar 2017)

Stephen Metcalfe: On Monday, I chaired a seminar at the Royal Society looking at the priorities for the science community as we start our Brexit negotiations, and a report of the meeting will be launched here in Parliament on 21 March. While I of course understand that the Prime Minister may be too busy to attend, will she meet me once the report is published so that I can present to her in person the...

Exiting the Eu: Science and Research (19 Dec 2016)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...270 individuals and organisations who took time to provide written evidence in response to the Committee’s call for evidence in the preparation of the report. I had hoped to talk a little about Brexit itself, but because time is short and there is a great deal of interest in this debate, I will leave that for another time, except to say that Brexit was not about science. It was one of...


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