All 11 results for brexit speaker:Conor McGinn

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Brexit: Northern Ireland (3 Sep 2019)

Conor McGinn: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 13 March 2019 to Question 230086 on Brexit: Northern Ireland, whether it is the Government's position that only Irish citizens living in Northern Ireland who are also British citizens will be permitted to vote in the event of a border poll conducted under Schedule 1 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill (8 Jul 2019)

Conor McGinn: ...the people they represent. When people say, “They should just get on with it and come to an agreement,” it reminds me of people in my constituency who say to me, “We should just get on with Brexit.” Actually, what they want is for us to get on with their version of Brexit, and that is similar to the negotiations in Northern Ireland. I understand that people are frustrated; that...

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (31 Oct 2018)

Conor McGinn: ..., the Government can rest assured that I will be holding them to account and fighting to make sure that my community gets its fair share. It is a tough time. There is a lot of uncertainty around Brexit: funding from the European Union has driven regeneration in some of the most deprived communities in Merseyside, but now we face the prospect of north-west economic growth slowing by 12%. In...

Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)

Conor McGinn: ...and our communities? In St Helens, we have had a twinning arrangement with Stuttgart for 70 years. We are very proud that people from there come to visit us, we visit them and we work together. Brexit should not put any of that in jeopardy. It is important we work together to ensure those partnerships endure.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Welsh Ministers — Power to make consequential and transitional provision (6 Dec 2017)

Conor McGinn: ...British and Irish, or to having feelings of loyalty, affinity and affection for both countries. That is being tested by this process, but I stand by it. I plead with the Government: through this Brexit process, do not make people choose.

Voter Registration (No. 2) Bill: Music: Contribution to the UK Economy (3 Nov 2017)

Conor McGinn: ...of that festival. I am hugely fond of Celtic and traditional Irish music and I have been involved in it all my life. I will come on to the hon. Lady’s point about the potential consequences of Brexit a little later, if she will allow me. There is cause for celebration, but we in this House must remain acutely aware of the many threats to the music industry’s success. The...

Voter Registration (No. 2) Bill: Music: Contribution to the UK Economy (3 Nov 2017)

Conor McGinn: ..., lyricists, producers and artist managers this year, it was found that more than half feared that leaving the EU would have a negative impact on the music industry, and just 2% thought that Brexit would have a positive impact on their chances of work. The Government need to recognise that their lack of clarity on a transitional deal is affecting the music industry and is delaying...

Voter Registration (No. 2) Bill: Music: Contribution to the UK Economy (3 Nov 2017)

Conor McGinn: ...by committing to the introduction of an agent of change principle in UK law, by taking immediate steps to close the value gap and by addressing disparities in the transfer of value online. In Brexit negotiations, the Government should avoid damaging restrictions on musicians’ and performers’ freedom of movement, and they should consider advocating an EU touring passport to ensure that...

Informal European Council: Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) (6 Feb 2017)

Conor McGinn: ...; and I lost. Those who argued for a remain vote lost. I respect that fact, and I voted accordingly last week. I want to be constructive about working with the Government to get the best possible Brexit that we can for my constituents and for the United Kingdom. However, I am also cognisant of the need for respect to be shown to a different referendum, the one that took place in Northern...

Business of the House (26 Jan 2017)

Conor McGinn: The Prime Minister has indicated that Parliament will vote on the terms of a final Brexit deal, but what if there is no deal? Will there be a reference back to this House and a vote on whether we leave the EU on no terms?

Northern Ireland Assembly Election (17 Jan 2017)

Conor McGinn: ...of State has my support as he charts the course set by the Good Friday and St Andrews agreements in re-establishing the devolved institutions, but the Prime Minister’s commitment today to a hard Brexit will cause widespread concern in Northern Ireland. Will he outline how he will work in full partnership with the Irish Government on this matter while the Assembly and Executive are not...


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