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Prorogation of Parliament — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (9 Sep 2019)

Jo Platt: ...than the previous Government, who were certainly not known for their transparency. As we saw last week when the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster came to the House to provide an update on Brexit preparations, the Government are determined to conceal what is really going on. Indeed, what we know about the Government’s preparations for Brexit has come mostly from leaks, and from insight...

Shared Prosperity Fund — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (14 May 2019)

Jo Platt: ...time, as we leave the European Union, but we must realise that the existing fundamental imbalance of investment, decision making and power across the country is a major reason that we saw the Brexit vote. For too long, Westminster has held the purse strings, made the decisions and held power over our communities. Is it any wonder that northern towns such as the one I represent feel...

Electoral Registration: EU Citizens (25 Apr 2019)

Jo Platt: ...been the desire of the Labour party to take part in the upcoming European parliamentary elections. However, it is now becoming a reality following the Government’s failure to reach a satisfactory Brexit deal. The uncertainty caused by the Government’s shambolic Brexit negotiations is causing havoc on this country, particularly for electoral administrators who are now tasked with...

European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [6th Allotted Day] (10 Jan 2019)

Jo Platt: ...MPs—mostly female—on the receiving end of some of the most vile abuse, be it online or via email. If there is one thing that the Government must take control of, it is the narrow arguments on Brexit. The same characters are preaching the same rhetoric, and as a country and a community we have not moved forward or even reunited. We are left in a truly sorry state of affairs, and what...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Broadcasting (13 Sep 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July 2018 to Question 165184 on Brexit, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Government's policies on the future relationship between the UK and the EU on (a) jobs in and (b) value of the broadcasting sector in the UK.

Bill Presented: Strengthening the Union (23 Jul 2018)

Jo Platt: ...cuts, and took no responsibility for their own brutal actions. The Government have failed to entrust our devolved Assemblies and Parliaments with responsibility. Under cover of their self-made Brexit chaos, they are snatching powers back to Whitehall rather than strengthening our devolved nations. They are preferring to kick the political football and yet again to put self-interest before...

Leaving the Eu: Customs (16 May 2018)

Jo Platt: ...without a customs union. That is why we need to be up front and honest about the impact each trading option will have. The only word that comes close to describing this Government’s handling of Brexit is “shambolic”. We have even heard reports today that the Government are considering scrapping the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill owing to the risks of defeat in this House, and I...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (27 Apr 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2018 to Question 136425 on Brexit, if he will make it his policy to include within that analysis information on the effect of the proposed deal between the UK and the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (23 Apr 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 16 April 2018 to Question 134796 on Brexit, whether that analysis will include an economic assessment of the final deal reached between the UK and the EU.

Local Authority Financial Sustainability: NAO Report — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Mar 2018)

Jo Platt: ...has led to the frankly astonishing reality of the National Audit Office warning that 10% of councils will exhaust their reserves within three years. For me, there is another elephant in the room: Brexit. As the Brexit process continues, local authorities are still unaware of the impact that leaving the EU will have on their finances—business rates retention, for example. They also have...

Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions (15 Mar 2018)

Jo Platt: ...that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is “coordinating analysis of the impacts of a potential loss of 48 hour working week”. Why are the Government seeking to use Brexit as an excuse to steal workers’ rights?

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (1 Mar 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 26 February 2018 to Question 129032, on Brexit, for what reason the answer did not confirm in what circumstances his Department can comment on the existence of a leak inquiry; and whether there has been any recent change of policy in this regard.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (9 Feb 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 10 January 2018 to Question 120796, on Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit, what form the analysis takes and what the titles are of those assessments​.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (9 Feb 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2018 to Question 125241 on Brexit, how many different market access assessments his Department has made.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (9 Feb 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 10 January 2018 to Question 120796 on Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit, what definition his Department uses for discrete market access assessments.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (7 Feb 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2018 to Question 124540, on Brexit, what assessment he has made of whether his Department's policy of not sharing reports with individuals and organisations outside government has been broken.

Leaving the Eu: Economic Analysis (30 Jan 2018)

Jo Platt: ...assessments, so will the Minister confirm how many impact studies the Government have conducted and for how long he expects Members to have access to these documents before we vote on the final Brexit deal?

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (29 Jan 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2018 to Question 122410 on Brexit, whether any journalist has been given access to non-public Market Access reports pertaining to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU that did not undermine the UK's negotiating position.

Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill: Rail Connectivity (19 Jan 2018)

Jo Platt: ...let down, and to realise why we only need to read Alan Milburn’s letter of resignation as chair of the Social Mobility Commission. He wrote that the Government “is understandably focused on Brexit and does not seem to have the necessary bandwidth to ensure that the rhetoric of healing social division is matched with the reality. I do not doubt”— the Prime Minister’s—...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (19 Jan 2018)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 10 January 2018 to Question 120796, on Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit, what other analysis forms the Government's comprehensive programme of analytical work aside from the sector reports.


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