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The Economy (24 Oct 2019)

Faisal Rashid: ...it in the hands of ordinary working people. We would not see food banks expanding under Labour; we would see them shut down for good. This Government are intent on tearing the country apart over Brexit. Labour would rebuild it with properly funded public services, investment in local businesses, a comprehensive green industrial strategy and a plan to revive communities and businesses that...

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

Faisal Rashid: ...and think about that for a second—peacetime shortages of food and medicine. That is not the result of a natural disaster but a political disaster—the Conservative party. The damage of a no-deal Brexit will not be temporary; it threatens profound systematic damage to our economy. The Bank of England says that that outcome would permanently—not temporarily—reduce the UK’s export...

China: UK policy — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (7 May 2019)

Faisal Rashid: ...question for UK trade policy towards China is how best to engage with the belt and road initiative, which is China’s signature foreign policy. Last week, I chaired a panel discussion on Britain, Brexit and the belt and road initiative. As we prepare to leave the world’s single largest trading bloc, I asked how post-Brexit Britain should respond to China’s BRI, the world’s biggest...

Future International Trade Opportunities (1 May 2019)

Faisal Rashid: .... I believe that MPs must have a meaningful vote, as a minimum, before and after trade negotiations to prevent those damaging outcomes. Yesterday, I chaired a two-hour panel discussion on Britain, Brexit and the belt and road initiative. As we prepare to leave the world’s largest single trading bloc, I asked, “How should post-Brexit Britain respond to the world’s biggest ongoing...

School Funding — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (4 Mar 2019)

Faisal Rashid: ...programme of education cuts—a programme that is placing an intolerable burden on the future of the country. If the Government are serious about the future direction of our country post-Brexit, they must start seriously investing in those who stand to inherit it.

Apprenticeships and Skills Policy — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (8 Jan 2019)

Faisal Rashid: ...and skills policy is crucial to closing the productivity gap and boosting our competitiveness globally. As we face critical questions about our trading relationships with the rest of the world post Brexit, it is important now more than ever to reflect on the skills we want the workforce of tomorrow to have. Sadly, eight years of Tory Government have been eight long years of failing to...

NHS Reorganisation — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (12 Dec 2018)

Faisal Rashid: ...pressurised to do more with less, it is imperative that Parliament properly scrutinises the ongoing process of its reorganisation. We should not allow the Government’s shambolic handling of the Brexit negotiations to distract us from reforms that are critical to the livelihoods of millions in this country. I acknowledge that this subject is wide-ranging and complex, so I intend to focus...

EU Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice: Education Funding (13 Nov 2018)

Faisal Rashid: ...Chamber last week as part of the Youth Parliament. He made an excellent and passionate speech. We are taking funding away from such children, but they are the next generation. We are talking about Brexit, and about finding new markets, free trade agreements, manufacturing and so forth, but we must provide quality education to take us forward. If we do not provide those skills and that...

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Finance (25 Jul 2018)

Faisal Rashid: ...the Fiscal sustainability report – July 2018, published by the Office of Budget Responsibility on 17 July 2018, what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department's policies that Brexit is more likely to weaken the public finances than strengthen them over the medium term.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Animal welfare and sentience (1 Feb 2018)

Faisal Rashid: ...protect animal welfare and food production standards when building our trade policy. We must prioritise a sustainable, long-term future for our farming, fishing and food industries. We cannot allow Brexit to be used as an excuse to reduce food standards or to allow cheap and inferior produce to flood the UK market. We have a moral duty to protect animals and their welfare, and that should...

Trade Bill (9 Jan 2018)

Faisal Rashid: ...Union was to be about taking back control and giving power back to the UK Parliament and the British people. Beyond this rhetoric, the Government have been reluctant to make much clear about its Brexit plans, but it is clear that the Bill fails to fulfil any promises to take back control. Instead, it leaves us extremely vulnerable to the interests of big business, and of the Secretary of...

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