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Early Parliamentary General Election Bill - Second Reading (30 Oct 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...Theresa May and, on each occasion, rejected it. Subsequent cross-party talks to seek a compromise also failed to agree a way forward. My right honourable friend the Prime Minister negotiated a new Brexit deal, which did win the support of a majority in the other place at Second Reading. However, MPs were unable to agree a timetable for the passage of the withdrawal Bill so, once again,...

Brexit - Motion to Take Note (19 Oct 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...friend the Prime Minister. Noble Lords will need no reminding that this is the second deal and the fourth vote to be held in the other place—three and a half years after the nation voted for Brexit. During those years, friendships have been strained and families divided, and the attention of both Houses has been consumed by a single issue that has at times felt incapable of resolution....

Queen’s Speech - Debate (1st Day): Motion to Adjourn (14 Oct 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...and promote the people of all four corners of our nation and to rejuvenate our country by renewing the ties that bind us. However, to focus on this new, exciting agenda for our country, we must get Brexit done. From our very first day in office, this Government have been committed to securing a deal with the EU that works for the whole of the United Kingdom. Legislation to enable the...

Brexit: Negotiations - Statement (3 Oct 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...discuss our future relationship with the EU and, importantly, talk about our domestic priorities. I am sure noble Lords opposite would like to talk about the issues that they want to raise outside Brexit as well. It would be great to be able to talk more broadly to the public again about the ideas that we both have for taking this country forward.

Brexit: Negotiations - Statement (3 Oct 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...: “With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a Statement on the Government’s proposals for a new agreement with our European friends that would honour the result of the referendum and deliver Brexit on 31 October in an orderly way, with a deal. This Government’s objective has always been to leave with a deal and these constructive and reasonable proposals show our seriousness of...

Update to Parliament - Statement (25 Sep 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...the orbit of the EU, this Government that I lead have been truly trying to get us out. Most people, regardless of how they voted three years ago, think the referendum must be respected. They want Brexit done. I want Brexit done. People want us out on 31 October, with a new deal if possible but without if necessary. Sixty-four days ago I was told that Brussels would never reopen the...

Chair of the European Union Committee - Membership Motion (9 Sep 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...in the role, the committee has met 229 times and published 122 reports—he is looking quite pained at the memory. Much of the committee’s recent work and 42 of those reports have been related to Brexit. I suspect that the noble Lord may not have anticipated that Europe would be quite so dominant in the national debate when he took on the chairmanship. That his stewardship of the...

G7 - Statement (3 Sep 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...agreement that we are attempting to agree with the EU. The Statement mentioned that the Prime Minister will be meeting the Taoiseach on Monday, so discussions will continue there. A team of our Brexit negotiators will sit down with their counterparts twice a week throughout September to discuss the issues and, as we have made clear, the main issue for discussion is the backstop and the...

G7 - Statement (3 Sep 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ..., whether on trade, security and defence or science and technology. I was also able to use the G7 to follow up my conversations in Berlin and Paris with Chancellor Merkel and President Macron on Brexit, as well with Prime Minister Conte, Prime Minister Sánchez and President Tusk. I have since spoken to Commission President Juncker and many other leaders. I was able to make clear to them...

Priorities for the Government - Statement (25 Jul 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...that we need to help develop, and that will certainly be part of our plans. The new Prime Minister has set out his vision covering domestic policy. I am delighted that I was not asked a question on Brexit because we want to look at how we can improve quality of life for people across our country and to focus on our future. That is why he is particularly focused on, and has highlighted, the...

Priorities for the Government - Statement (25 Jul 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...to the service of our nation. From fighting modern slavery to tackling the problems of mental ill health, she has a great legacy on which we shall all be proud to build. Our mission is to deliver Brexit on 31 October for the purpose of uniting and re-energising our great United Kingdom and making this country the greatest place on earth. When I say ‘the greatest place on earth’, I am...

Written Answers — Leader of the House of Lords: Select Committee Reports (Government Responses) (3 Jul 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...Government responses within two months of publication. There are currently five reports that have yet to receive a substantive Government response within two months of publication. These are: Brexit: The Customs Challenge (EU External Affairs Sub-Committee); Brexit: The Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (EU Committee); Measuring Inflation (Economic Affairs Committee); Beyond...

European Council - Statement (24 Jun 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...am afraid I must disappoint him: while the EU Council gets into a lot of detail, it did not discuss the merits or otherwise of the noble Baroness’s Motion. In fact the EU Council did not discuss Brexit, no-deal planning or the views of the Conservative leadership, but I very much look forward to our debate next week relating to the noble Baroness’s Motion. We look forward to that...

European Council - Statement (24 Jun 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...anticipated that this would be my final European Council as Prime Minister, I will in fact have one more. Finally, President Tusk and President Juncker updated the remaining 27 member states on Brexit. This scheduled update was part of the agreement I reached in April to extend the Article 50 deadline for our departure from the EU to 31 October. The Council repeated its desire to avoid a...

Leaving the European Union - Statement (22 May 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...and fruitful relationship with the European Union going forward. That is why we are working towards this deal. That is why we believe that this deal is the best way to deliver a smooth and orderly Brexit and ensure that we have a strong relationship with the EU and all its citizens in the future.

Leaving the European Union - Statement (22 May 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...earlier today by my right honourable friend the Prime Minister. The Statement is as follows: “With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a Statement on the Government’s work to deliver Brexit by putting forward a new deal that Members of this House can stand behind. We need to see Brexit through, to honour the result of the referendum and deliver the change the British people so...

European Council - Statement (11 Apr 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...to achieve a deal that delivers for those who want to remain in a close relationship with the EU and those who voted to leave. That is why we are working so hard to leave the EU with an orderly Brexit and to ensure that our future relationship is strong. That is why we have made an offer to EU citizens—we have made it clear we want them to stay. We are trying to work in the interests of...

European Council - Statement (11 Apr 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...of the Ecuadorian Government in bringing this matter to a resolution. This goes to show that in the United Kingdom, no one is above the law. Turning to the Council, my priority is to deliver Brexit and to do so in an orderly way that does not disrupt people’s lives, so I continue to believe we need to leave the European Union with a deal as soon as possible—and of course this House has...

European Council - Statement (25 Mar 2019)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...honourable Members were seeking further changes to the withdrawal agreement, and I requested a short extension to the Article 50 process to 30 June. I regret having to do so. I wanted to deliver Brexit on 29 March, but I am conscious of my duties as Prime Minister to all parts of our United Kingdom and of the damage to that union that leaving without a deal could do when one part of it...


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