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Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (14 Oct 2019)

Lee Rowley: ...”. What that is an Edwardian euphemism for is lost to time. I will seek to avoid the challenge that faced my county forebear by speaking both loudly and, at least at the start, by avoiding Brexit. Secondly, another worry arose, if not for me, for the right hon. Gentleman the Leader of the Opposition. The subject to which Colonel Gretton turned first was not education, health, welfare or...

Backbench Business: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (5 Sep 2019)

Lee Rowley: ...to me that we need to have more discussions such as this and that it is important for public policy to focus on these things. I also welcome the debate because, for once, we are not talking about Brexit. It is a fantastic opportunity not to do that. I slightly regret bringing it up, but I will do it anyway. For me, this is the kind of debate that will be transformative for the people in...

Leaving the EU: Extension Period Negotiations — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (22 May 2019)

Lee Rowley: ...think. The Government are paralysed by inaction, every principle is being shredded, trust is shattered, and what is the apparent answer? Some kind of pick-and-mix, choose-your-own, go-your-own-way Brexit? Some kind of smorgasbord of stupidity? Some kind of Brexit of the shadows, where we push anything through and then let it get amended in Committee, where we think our constituents will...

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

Lee Rowley: ...biggest threat to our standing in the world, to our defence and to our economy”—[Official Report, 27 March 2019; Vol. 657, c. 313.] In her judgment, what now qualifies him for involvement in Brexit?

Uk’S Withdrawal from the EU (27 Feb 2019)

Lee Rowley: Eighty-four days ago I last spoke in this Chamber on Brexit and since that time nothing has fundamentally changed: the EU remains as intransigent as ever and people in this place are seeking to frustrate the will of the people, as was so eloquently outlined by the right hon. Member for Tottenham (Mr Lammy). As the son of a milkman and the grandson of miners, I will take no lessons from him....

UK as a Financial Services Hub — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (6 Feb 2019)

Lee Rowley: ...home—the new houses that are being bought in North East Derbyshire—and ensures that small and medium-sized enterprises in my constituency have the opportunity to grow. I will touch briefly on Brexit. I come from a different position from my hon. Friend the Member for Bromley and Chislehurst (Robert Neill) on this. I want a deal, too, but I want a good deal. It is incumbent on us to...

Balanced Budget Rule — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (23 Jan 2019)

Lee Rowley: ...the Swiss get them wrong, they have to find a way to compensate, and all the while the cost of servicing debt remains low and does not threaten the financial health of the next generation. Despite Brexit sucking the oxygen out of the room, and despite the challenges that the UK faces in the coming years—including from that B-word—we have to make a choice. The Government have been...

Balanced Budget Rule — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (23 Jan 2019)

Lee Rowley: I completely agree that we have a big job to do after Brexit, in terms of ensuring that our infrastructure works and that our country is well prepared for the future and has the necessary flexibility to take the opportunities that will come our way in the coming decades. If, from a Government perspective, we need to spend in order to do that, we should do so. I am not here to disregard...

Balanced Budget Rule — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (23 Jan 2019)

Lee Rowley: ...more resilient than we found it. That resilience should stretch to the nation’s finances as much as it does to its borders and national security. I declare this debate, in so far as I am able, a Brexit-free zone. That is not because Brexit will not have repercussions or implications for the issue at hand, because it blatantly will, given that the Government’s deficit elimination...

Business of the House: [3rd Allotted Day] (6 Dec 2018)

Lee Rowley: ...that voted 63% to leave, and I cannot go back to my constituents in Clay Cross, Killamarsh, Eckington and all the other villages that voted overwhelmingly to leave, and say that this deal delivers Brexit. It does not. I disagree with this deal. I disagree with it because of where we have come from, because it is a failure of negotiation. I disagree with it because of where we are, because...

Backbench Business: Freeports — [David Hanson in the Chair] (11 Oct 2018)

Lee Rowley: ...in recent years—have the power to do good, make our areas richer, put money in people’s pockets and drive our country forward. Secondly, I want to speak about the opportunities arising from Brexit, which have already been touched on. It is so refreshing to be in a debate in which we do not necessarily talk much about Brexit—although I am going to touch on it in a moment—but about...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Leaving the EU: UK Legal System (5 Jun 2018)

Lee Rowley: Given that the UK legal industry is worth approximately £25 billion to the UK economy, what steps is the Ministry taking to ensure that this world standing is maintained post-Brexit?

Backbench Business: Financial Services — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (26 Apr 2018)

Lee Rowley: ...us. In that regard, the first points that I want to make are about the opportunities that we have. My hon. Friend talked extensively about the challenges and the opportunities that are coming with Brexit, and I wholeheartedly endorse many of the statements that she made. Like her, I think that the continuity point is crucial. The Government are working extremely hard on that point....

Brexit Deal: Referendum — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (11 Dec 2017)

Lee Rowley: ...of e-petitions before us, so all of us can probably choose at least one of them to support and push forward. I have been listening to the debate since it started and I have to say that I find Brexit debates, both in this place and in the other place, relatively dispiriting. Of course, I am not seeking to cast aspersions on colleagues here, but I find the debate dispiriting. We start from...

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill (23 Oct 2017)

Lee Rowley: ...in order to allow people to innovate. Before he spoke, I was going to say I welcomed the fact that no one had used the B word in this debate, but obviously he referred to it. As important as Brexit is, and as important as it is to my constituents that it be delivered, there is a danger within the political discourse in this country that we are losing the capability and bandwidth to talk...


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