All 19 results for brexit speaker:Nicholas Boles

Prime Minister’s Statement: European Union (Withdrawal) Acts (19 Oct 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ..., and the Government bring forward the Bill and some people in the ERG, such as the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay (Mr Baron), suddenly discover that they prefer the idea of a no-deal Brexit and the Bill fails, we will leave on 31 October with no deal.

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill (4 Sep 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...the Bill in law, but to secure its implementation before any election is called or held, and not to allow the possibility of a re-elected Johnson Government who would then reintroduce a no-deal Brexit on 31 October?

European Union (Withdrawal) (3 Sep 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...Hospital, where I was receiving chemotherapy. My blood counts were rock bottom and the chances of an infection high. Weak as a kitten, I got dressed. My friend and parliamentary neighbour the Brexit Secretary, who was then a Government Whip, met me at the entrance to the ward with a hospital porter and a wheelchair. He took me out to the Chief Whip’s car and we were driven to Parliament...

Leaving the Eu: Business of the House (12 Jun 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...demand it. I do not believe that any hon. Member with a concern for the welfare of sheep farmers or for people working in car factories will be able to look them in the eye after a no-deal Brexit has led to the decimation of Britain’s lamb exports and the destruction of thousands of highly skilled and well-paid manufacturing jobs. That is surely reason enough to support the motion today....

Leaving the Eu: Business of the House (12 Jun 2019)

Nicholas Boles: The right hon. Member for West Dorset answered that question very adequately. The Bill simply provides Parliament with an opportunity in September to vote on the new Prime Minister’s plan for Brexit so that we do not leave with a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, as the law currently provides, without Parliament having had a chance to vote. If my old friends on the Conservative Benches, the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (3 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...on a cross-party compromise for many months. Can she reassure me that she will enter discussions with the Leader of the Opposition and other parties without the red lines that have bedevilled the Brexit negotiations so far?

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...in this House, there has never been a day, or a debate, in which this injunction is more relevant. If by doing this a clear majority of right hon. and hon. Members are able to support one of the Brexit compromises on the Order Paper today, the vast majority of the people we represent will breathe a deep sigh of relief. We are sent here to make the most difficult decisions on behalf of our...

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ... the hon. Member for Dundee East (Stewart Hosie) felt able to sign the motion. I understand that the Scottish National party plans to vote for common market 2.0 tonight, which shows that it is the Brexit compromise that would be best for all parts of the UK.

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...is right; common market 2.0 has attracted the support of my hon. Friend the Member for Brigg and Goole (Andrew Percy), and no remainer is he. He has been one the most long-standing and principled Brexiteers, but he nevertheless sees the merits in a proposal that offers something to the 48% who voted remain as well as to the 52% who voted leave. My right hon. Friend is also right to say...

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...statement, enshrining the commitment that the backstop protocol will be superseded in full once the UK is safely inside the EEA and a customs arrangement. Common market 2.0 is the only Brexit compromise that can make the Irish backstop fall away altogether.

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...more sophisticated management of the border possible. As we heard from the hon. Member for Hove, many in the House believe that there should be a referendum to secure the voters’ consent to any Brexit deal. I do not agree with them, but I have the greatest possible respect for the sincerity of their arguments, and I admire the passionate commitment of the supporters of their cause. I...

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...an easy ride or to duck difficult choices. This evening, let us live up to the words of the parliamentary prayer and, setting aside our private interests and prejudices, lead our country out of the Brexit morass.

Business of the House (1 Apr 2019)

Nicholas Boles: Would my hon. Friend feel the same way if my right hon. Friend the Member for West Dorset (Sir Oliver Letwin) proposed to use Wednesday to legislate in favour of a no-deal Brexit?

Eu: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Motions) (27 Mar 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...can support is a noble endeavour. After years of paralysing conflict, we have a moral duty to open our minds this afternoon and reach for a compromise that will allow us to put the interminable Brexit row behind us. The great strength of the common market 2.0 proposal, relative to all other Brexit compromises, is that it offers something important and valuable to everyone and every party...

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (29 Jan 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...the Bill promoted by her. The reason I have done so is that on the morning after the referendum, I sent a message to my constituents in which I committed to do my best to make a success of Brexit. Since then, I have left hospital in a wheelchair to vote for triggering article 50, and I have voted with the Government in every single Division on the withdrawal Act and every other piece of...

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (29 Jan 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...next Tuesday, when a majority would be required, and through the motion the Government would need to table on 26 February. It is entirely scurrilous to suggest there is a hidden plot to revoke Brexit when both she and I have been explicit that we would never vote for it. The only way it could be amended is if there was a majority in Parliament.

Finance (No. 3) Bill: Review of powers in consequence of EU withdrawal (8 Jan 2019)

Nicholas Boles: ...to support. It is therefore reasonable for us to say that, at this late stage, with the Government having prepared as woefully as they have for no deal, we will on no account countenance a no-deal Brexit. Finally, I join my right hon. Friend the Member for West Dorset in very clearly saying this: I will vote on any motion, on any amendment, on any piece of legislation, proposed by...

Windrush (30 Apr 2018)

Nicholas Boles: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his new job, though I wish that the circumstances of his elevation had been different. We need a new immigration policy for after Brexit. May I urge him—I believe that I speak for everyone on the Conservative Benches—to put his own stamp on that policy? We want to see the policy of the Home Secretary, one of the four great offices of state, and if...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Dec 2017)

Nicholas Boles: The Prime Minister has made it clear that Brexit means Brexit. When it comes to the closure of Grantham A&E, now that the trust believes that it has recruited enough doctors, does she agree with me that temporary means temporary?


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