I want to write to Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court

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Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (17 Oct 2019)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: .... Last week, the ONS confirmed the dire state of British productivity. Output per hour has risen by just 2% since the last quarter of 2007—a trend reflected in stagnant living standards. Brexit is going to put further pressure on productivity, so it is more important than ever that the Government prioritise skills and infrastructure. If a Polish taxpayer is no longer going to pay for the...

National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill - Second Reading (26 Jun 2019)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: ...Office of Tax Simplification recommended abolishing class 2 and raising class 4. Sensibly, the Chancellor came forward with a proposal on this in 2017, but he was forced by a strange coalition of Brexiteers and the official opposition to withdraw it. At some point, maybe many years hence, a Government will be elected with a rather more compliant majority than exists today. At that point, I...

Spring Statement - Motion to Take Note (20 Mar 2019)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: ...I am in a minority of around three, that also suggests that we should cancel HS2. Within current spending, I also hope that the Government will prioritise further education, skills and training. If Brexit achieves what its proponents suggest, we will no longer be able to rely on the Polish taxpayer to provide the economy with the skills it needs. Of course, such expenditure will need to be...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Borders: Northern Ireland (20 Feb 2019)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what expenditure, if any, they have incurred on developing potential technological solutions to issues relating to the Irish border after Brexit.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Borders: Northern Ireland (13 Feb 2019)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: ..., further to the speech by the Prime Minister on 20 July 2018 in Belfast, what assessment they have made of whether there may be technological solutions to issues relating to the Irish border after Brexit.

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) (5 Dec 2018)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: ...appeared to reflect public opinion, providing more control over our borders while keeping us economically close to our main trading partner. For a brief moment, I thought the tedious debate about Brexit and its associated negotiations would come to an end, and at last the Government could turn their attention to more pressing priorities around improving the UK’s economic performance....

Economy: Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note (13 Nov 2018)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: My Lords, this is a Budget of our times, overshadowed by the interminable uncertainty of Brexit, which hangs over the economy like a dark cloud. Understandably, it is a Budget designed to offend no one and to avoid at all costs controversial votes in Parliament. It is hard to object to the measures; indeed, some of them are very sensible. I welcome the increase in resources for the...


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