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Turkey (19 Jul 2016)

Alex Salmond: .... We also remember the Foreign Secretary’s film, “The Dream of Rome”, in which he advocated Turkey’s immediate succession to the European Union—an argument he later used to justify Brexit and the UK’s removal from the European Union. Can we be assured that there will be no such ambiguity in the messages that now go to Turkey, and that while no responsible Government can support...

Backbench Business: Channel 4 (19 Jul 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...% of its total revenue comes from TV advertising, and with so much of its revenue coming from advertising, an open question remains about how Channel 4 is affected by shocks to the economy, such as Brexit. It is our duty to make Channel 4 sustainable.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: EU Referendum: Economic Situation (19 Jul 2016)

Philip Hammond: ...confidence in the fundamental health of the UK economy as we prepare for the autumn statement. As further post-referendum economic data are published, the economy’s short-term response to the Brexit decision will become clearer. If further measures are required, they will be announced in the autumn statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Development (19 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: ...fact is that we inherited a very high deficit, and we have shown very strong determination over the past six years to bring that deficit down. As we face the challenges that we now face in terms of Brexit, had we not taken the tough decisions on public spending over the past six years, we would be in a much more vulnerable position than we are now.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Business Rates (19 Jul 2016)

Barry Sheerman: ...from business rates reform will be very welcome in my constituency of Huddersfield, but that does not outbalance the fact that my university and my manufacturing businesses have been hard hit by Brexit. I know that the Minister is not one of the guilty Brexiters, but what will the Government do to help manufacturing industry and universities so hard hit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Northern Powerhouse (19 Jul 2016)

Peter Dowd: ...the new Ministers to the Front Bench? Five northern powerhouse combined authority leaders have requested a meeting with the Prime Minister in Manchester to discuss the serious implications of Brexit for the northern economy, given its massive contribution to the country as a whole. In advance of the Brexit vote, will the Chief Secretary tell the House how many civil servants were working...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Employment Levels (19 Jul 2016)

Ian Murray: ...not one penny of research and development funding that goes to the wonderful higher education institutions across Scotland, and particularly in my constituency, will be lost as a result of the EU Brexit decision?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (19 Jul 2016)

Robert Jenrick: ...produced two excellent Chancellors of the Exchequer. In truth, however, Britain has not had a Chancellor since Nigel Lawson who has taken tax simplification seriously. As we prepare the economy for Brexit, will my right hon. Friend make it one of his priorities and consider, in the eight months before the next Budget, creating a commission on tax simplification?

Terrorist Attack: Nice: UK's Nuclear Deterrent (18 Jul 2016)

Clive Lewis: ...a multilateral path to ultimate disarmament. Since that conference decision, a review has been instigated. Perhaps more importantly, we must take account of other developments, not least Brexit, in holding the Government to account today. The Government could have chosen to address that, and the other concerns that I and others have traditionally had, with clear answers; instead, they...

Policing and Crime Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (18 Jul 2016)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...of such firearms. No doubt, the question of involving EU regulations in that context is a matter that will have to be addressed in due course as we negotiate the various provisions with regard to Brexit. The noble Lord, Lord Brooke, raised questions about powdered alcohol. First, he posed the question as to why it is treated differently to psychoactive substances. Essentially, it is...

Student Loans Agreement — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (18 Jul 2016)

Liz McInnes: ...increase in tuition fees from £3,000 a year to £9,000 a year. In her role as Home Secretary, the new Prime Minster wrongly deported 48,000 international students, and that was before we voted for Brexit. Students are clearly receiving the worst dealt hand of the lot. The retrospective changes to the student loan repayment system are unacceptable, unjust and underhand. As many Members and...

Terrorist Attack in Nice - Statement (18 Jul 2016)

Lord Paddick: boundaries. We need to know where to concentrate our limited resources, based on that intelligence. Can the Minister reassure the House that saving human lives will be placed above Brexit politics, and that the new Foreign Secretary is urgently acting to preserve and enhance links with our European Union partners so that effective counterterrorism co-operation improves rather...

Policing and Crime Bill - Second Reading (18 Jul 2016)

Lord Bach: ..., it should be subject to independent assessment. My concerns are threefold. First, following a merger, the poor relation of this event will nearly always be the fire and rescue service. Following Brexit, it is certainly possible that there will be further cuts in public spending, some of which, if the past is anything to go by, will affect the budgets of the office of police and crime...

Brexit: Tourism and Hospitality Industries - Question (18 Jul 2016)

Brexit: Tourism and Hospitality Industries - Question

Brexit: Role of Parliament - Question (18 Jul 2016)

Brexit: Role of Parliament - Question

Royal Prerogative - Question (18 Jul 2016)

Lord Collins of Highbury: My Lords, I congratulate the Minister on his new responsibilities for the Brexit negotiations. We have had several debates in this House regarding this matter. At the end of the negotiations we will have an exit package, which the noble Lord, Lord Lisvane, has said may be bad or, “it may be disastrous, but it will surely require further authorisation whether popular, parliamentary or …...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Combined Authorities (18 Jul 2016)

Michael Fabricant: ...efficiency of the west midlands area. What further developments are happening with regard to the west midlands combined authority, which has the potential to promote even more employment during Brexit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Deprived Communities: Infrastructure Investment (18 Jul 2016)

Tristram Hunt: ...him to confirm at the Dispatch Box that the £157 million from the EU destined for Stoke-on-Trent and north Staffordshire is underwritten by this Government? Mr Speaker, we have had enough of the Brexit baloney. Tell the potteries they are going to get their money.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (18 Jul 2016)

Tristram Hunt: ...that the £157 million of EU structural funds for the potteries will be matched by the Government, so can I try his boss? Will the EU regeneration funds be matched by the Government, or have the Brexiters sold north Staffordshire down the river?

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2016 - Motion to Approve (14 Jul 2016)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...; in fact, more is translated into German than into English. It would be useful to know if the German Government are also taking similar action against them. Given that we are now negotiating for Brexit and we have a new Minister in charge of those negotiations, I am concerned about how such a move will impact on our negotiations, our discussions, our sharing of information and our...

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