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Nigel Dodds

Former DUP MP for Belfast North (7 Jun 2001 – 6 Nov 2019)

Sammy Wilson

Former DUP MP for East Antrim (5 May 2005 – 6 Nov 2019)

Hywel Williams

Former Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon (7 Jun 2001 – 6 Nov 2019)


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European Union: Recent Developments — Motion to Take Note (17 Dec 2012)

Lord Maclennan of Rogart: ...European Union can be much stronger. We will see greater investment in our country in the decades ahead if we strengthen, rather than weaken, our position there. The prospect of being isolated-of "brexit", as it is called-is hideously fearful. We are seeing the growth of China, India and Brazil but, if we leave, their investment will not come here. These are simple political truths that...

Business of the House (3 Apr 2014)

David Nuttall: ...by my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Philip Davies) for a debate on the UK’s set position in the European Union? Next Tuesday will see the announcement of the winner of the €100,000 “Brexit” prize, which is organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs. We have seen debates on the television and in the think-tanks. It seems bizarre to the public that this House is not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (9 Apr 2014)

David Nuttall: Will the Prime Minister take a few minutes over the Easter recess to read at least the winning entry in the Institute of Economic Affairs Brexit competition, the results of which were announced last night? I am sure that, if he does read it, it will give him some good ideas about why leaving the European Union should become part of our long-term economic plan.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (10 Apr 2014)

Philip Hollobone: May I commend to the Secretary of State “A Blueprint for Britain: openness not isolation” by Iain Mansfield who is a former employee of his Department? It was the winner of the prestigious Brexit prize by the Institute of Economic Affairs, and it concludes that “if the right measures are taken the UK can be confident of a healthy long-term economic outlook outside the EU.”

European Union: Reform — Question (10 Jun 2014)

Baroness Falkner of Margravine: ...my noble friend agree that the danger that the noble Lord, Lord Davies, is tempting us into with regard to specifics is the drawing up of wish lists and red lines that would automatically lead to Brexit should they be unfulfilled, and that the more pragmatic approach that my noble friend talks about is to see what the composition of the institutions looks like, to see what happens after...

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EUC Report): Motion to Take Note (17 Jun 2014)

Baroness Henig: ...relationships with France and Germany and shaping the negotiations with the United States. Should we not be hearing more about this? Is it not the answer to UKIP, to Conservative MEPs and to the Brexit advocates who want to pull us out of Europe as quickly as possible? Would we really want to be Norway, Switzerland or Turkey at this point, watching anxiously as the negotiations proceed,...

EU Council June 2014 — Statement (30 Jun 2014)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon: ...their chutzpah. It is an extraordinary feat to claim that a 26-2 defeat and isolation is both a triumph and a strength. The results might have pleased those in the Conservative Party who favour a Brexit but they were greeted with dismay by business, trade unionists and all those who understand that the future success of our country and our place in the world depend on being part of a...

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note (25 Nov 2014)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...of Europe. I hear the call for reform from all sides. To my mind, that task is what the best brains, the diplomats and those outside government, in business, should concentrate on—disregarding Brexit and all that nonsense and bringing the 20th century European model into the 21st century. The best brains of Europe should be concentrated on that task.

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note: 6.44 pm (25 Nov 2014)

Lord Taverne: ...the day that he will take Britain out of the European Union. His speeches have become more and more Eurosceptic. He has apparently licensed his Cabinet colleagues to indicate their preference for Brexit and he appointed a declared Europhobe as Foreign Secretary. Why has he changed course and what is his real policy? It is appeasement of UKIP and his Europhobe Back-Benchers. As the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Membership (Renegotiation) (3 Mar 2015)

Pat McFadden: ...jobs and more competitiveness, so what is the Minister’s reaction to the warning issued this morning from the executive vice-president of Ford, Mr Jim Farley, who said, on the prospects of “Brexit”, “We really hope that doesn’t happen and we believe that the UK being part of the EU is critical for business”? Why does the Conservative party call for the march of the makers in...

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Place in Europe (17 Mar 2015)

Christian Allard: ...Government’s shortcomings, we need our London-based politicians to change their tune. Our national interest, of the UK or Scotland, is in direct opposition to an exit from the EU—the so-called Brexit. In France, they call it Le Brexit, so famous is it. The former head of the French Government made his views clear on that point. He said: “British elites are afraid of the isolation...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (25 Mar 2015)

Lord Taverne: ...is greater than that of any other major country and it could flow out very rapidly. For example, after the election we are committed to a referendum, and polls show that there is a real chance of Brexit. That could be an economic disaster. Why can we not pay our way? Because we are not competitive. Indeed, we are pretty well bottom of the league of major countries in the growth of...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) (28 May 2015)

Baroness Ludford: ...the Queen’s Speech, the Prime Minister said that the intention was to, “bring every part of our UK together”. At the same time, the Government envisage very divisive plans such as a possible Brexit and scrapping the Human Rights Act, which provides some of the glue for both our domestic union and our participation in European construction. The union could indeed become unstuck, as my...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) (1 Jun 2015)

Lord Taverne: .... We are on our way to a new housing bubble caused by rising house prices. The eurozone may be in deep trouble if Greece is forced out, and foreign investors may get scared by the possibility of Brexit. That hot money may flow out very rapidly and cause a major crisis. If we face an emergency and the need for drastic measures to protect the pound, the Treasury’s hands will be tied by its...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (4 Jun 2015)

Baroness Smith of Newnham: ...excellent maiden speech against having a laundry list of suggestions in the renegotiation. I am sure that that is right. We need a swift renegotiation and a clear commitment to staying in the EU. Brexit would be an even greater problem for the UK economy. Membership of the EU is clearly in the national interest in terms of our economic stability as well as our place in the world more...

European Union Referendum Bill (9 Jun 2015)

Pat McFadden: ...would they pay? What rules, including free movement, will they have to stick by? Is the strategy to walk away from the decision-making process and still accept many of the rules? Those who advocate Brexit in the name of sovereignty will have to explain why leaving the collective institutions where many of the rules of our economy are decided, and where we are currently represented, would...

Trade and Investment — Motion to Take Note (15 Jun 2015)

Lord Pearson of Rannoch: ...in which we would face new tariff barriers and so on, and thus lose trade and jobs. If the Minister reads only one Global Britain briefing note, I recommend that he reads No. 96, entitled, “Post-Brexit, tariff-free UK-EU trade in cars will continue”. It is only one page long, well-spaced out, and most of the print is quite large. Its facts speak for themselves. We import twice as many...

European Union Referendum Bill: Clause 2 — Entitlement to Vote in the Referendum (18 Jun 2015)

Tom Brake: ...EU. There is one final reason why 16 and 17-year-olds should be given a vote in this referendum, which is that if the UK votes to come out of the EU, it will be a one-way street. If we choose “Brexit” rather than “Bremain” there will be no “Breadmission”. What does that mean for 16 and 17-year-olds? Their options for living, working, travelling and studying abroad are...

European Union Membership: Science and Technology — Question (22 Jun 2015)

Baroness Ludford: ...it is to embark on a renegotiation exercise driven more by party interest than by national interest? Will the Government commit to doing a full review of the risks and impact of a possible Brexit sooner rather than later, before we have a rather erratic negotiation exercise?

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business Regulation (30 Jun 2015)

Michael Fabricant: ...will be renegotiation in Brussels, so will she #congratulate the Secretary of State, who is sitting right by her, for his brilliant speech last night to the CBI, telling it that to argue against Brexit is madness before we have actually renegotiated anything?


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