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Results 1–20 of 200 for brexit speaker:Stephen Doughty

High Speed 1: Rolling Stock: Economy and Society: Contribution of Music (21 Jan 2020)

Stephen Doughty: ...see retained for community and cultural use, including music. We also have more classical venues such as St Augustine’s in Penarth. I want to add my support to two crucial issues. One is around Brexit and the campaign by the Musicians’ Union on the crucial need for an EU-wide touring visa for musicians who are working, and we want to see that last a minimum of two years, be free or...

Early Parliamentary General Election Bill (29 Oct 2019)

Stephen Doughty: .... Members of the Youth Parliament visited me in my own constituency a couple of weeks ago and reflected to me the issues that young people want discussed in this election. It is not just about Brexit, which I have spoken about many times—I am clear it will leave our country worse off, less safe and more unstable and I will continue to oppose it and to campaign for a people’s vote; it...

Business of the House (21 Oct 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...that there are many people in the House, on different sides, who want a deal to go through, or do not want deal to go through, or want to amend things in different ways. There are varied views on Brexit, and they want to be able to table amendments, including to early parts of the Bill, in a proper way. I imagine that some members of the European Research Group might be unhappy with the...

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill and Extension Letter (21 Oct 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...the revelations that will come out in the Bill, which will be published shortly. There will be great concern not only among Opposition Members but among others who take a very different position on Brexit. I take the Secretary of State back to the question about customs declarations between Northern Ireland and the UK, which was raised by the Chair of the Exiting the European Union...

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

Stephen Doughty: ...the case that they would be trying to avoid tabling the withdrawal Bill, which the Prime Minister indicated he would do? Of course, many Members of this House from all parts and with all views on Brexit wish to see that Bill so that they can adequately consider it, appropriate impact assessments can be undertaken, Committees such as the Exiting the European Union Committee, chaired by my...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Brexit (3 Oct 2019)

Stephen Doughty: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the (a) bidders and (b) successful candidates for tender for the Get Ready for Brexit campaign; and what the value of each successful tender was for both (i) external advertising and (ii) analytics.

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019 (Rule of Law) (9 Sep 2019)

Stephen Doughty: The hon. Gentleman and I obviously disagree on the Brexit issue, but he would surely accept that since that point, we have had a general election where the Government lost their majority, and the Government have further lost their majority during that time. That is part of democracy. Given that the Prime Minister found time to vote in the last Division—we all saw him scuttling off down the...

Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) (9 Sep 2019)

Stephen Doughty: .... That goes to the heart of this motion. This is about trust in a Government who cannot be trusted, it is about our constituents’ lives and the issues that matter to them, which go well beyond Brexit, and it is about the national security and safety of this country. The Yellowhammer documents should be made public so that we all know the true risk to this country of a no-deal Brexit.

Girls’ Education: Business of the House (5 Sep 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...thinks that we were all born yesterday, but we are not going to fall for trickery over a dissolution motion which has already been sought and which would allow him to crash us out with a no-deal Brexit before 31 October. Why does he not publish the motion now, so that we can see it? Will he state whether it is amendable, and when he plans to table it?

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

Stephen Doughty: ...made the point about security. Is he aware that the Home Affairs Committee repeatedly heard evidence from senior police officers and security officials about the devastating impact of a no-deal Brexit? We keep hearing all the time from the Government about bilateral security treaties, but they are not in place and we do not have agreements to keep our borders safe from terrorists,...

European Union (Withdrawal) (3 Sep 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...been cut to a quarter of the size that it was under the previous Prime Minister, and there would not be meetings happening where the chief negotiator is saying that the rationale for talking to the Brexit team in the EU is “domestic political” handling?

G7 Summit (3 Sep 2019)

Stephen Doughty: The Prime Minister has made a number of wild and unsubstantiated claims about the negotiations. Can I ask him directly: did the UK’s chief Brexit negotiator, Frost, in a Tuesday 27 August EU subcommittee meeting, link the rationale for talks with the EU article 50 taskforce to “domestic political handling reasons”? Yes or no?

Department for International Development (1 Jul 2019)

Stephen Doughty: I very much hope that, whatever happens on Brexit, we will be contributing to those European programmes that have been so well regarded. Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the crucial things about having DFID as a separate Department with a Cabinet-rank Secretary of State has been our ability to influence and shape global institutions? Having a Secretary of State going to World Bank board...

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill (3 Apr 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...cross-party sponsorship from all the Members who want to prevent no deal because they have been listening to the CBI, the TUC and all the voices in our constituencies. Whatever our views on where Brexit goes, we all believe that we must avoid that catastrophic no deal, and whatever the progress of the Bill tonight, the House has resolved to avoid that.

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

Stephen Doughty: ...in other capitals, which makes the pressure worse. Will the Prime Minister look at this again urgently, and does she agree that we would be better off spending billions on our police instead of Brexit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (1 Apr 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...Affairs Committee last week about the £100 million that has been provided; they said that it simply was not enough to tackle the scourge. By comparison, 10 times that amount has been provided for Brexit. There have also been huge cuts in youth services across the country. What will he do to provide the resources that our police and all our services need to keep our young people safe?

Speaker’S Statement (18 Mar 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...a greater constitutional crisis, but also result in us losing every single piece of legislation currently before both Houses, including many of the pieces of legislation needed to implement any Brexit?

ST David’S Day (28 Feb 2019)

Stephen Doughty: The right hon. Gentleman does not appear to have heard the warnings from organisations and businesses across the spectrum. The other day, I was speaking with people from Cardiff University who cited Brexit as one factor in their decision to issue redundancies. That is happening in our crucial and brilliant university in our city.

Leaving the Eu: Economic Impact of Proposed Deal (20 Feb 2019)

Stephen Doughty: ...are already being felt. I have spoken to businesses in my constituency that have gone from profit to loss and others that have cut investment. This week I spoke to Cardiff University, which cited Brexit as a factor in the job losses that it has proposed. This is very serious, so does the Minister accept that we need to get serious? Ministers know that no deal would be a catastrophe. They...

Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government (16 Jan 2019)

Stephen Doughty: My right hon. Friend the Leader of the Opposition is absolutely right to call for a general election today, because it is not only the Government’s record on Brexit that is at stake tonight. Let me ask the Prime Minister a direct question: is she really saying that her record on policing and crime is one that she is willing to stand on? We have seen more than 20,000 police officers cut...


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