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Results 21–32 of 32 for brexit speaker:Stephen Timms

European Economic Area: Uk Membership (6 Nov 2017)

Stephen Timms: Has my hon. Friend seen the recent forecast that a WTO-based Brexit would cost the UK economy 75,000 jobs in the financial services sector alone? Is he not absolutely right to talk about the grave dangers that that would pose to the British economy?

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (7 Sep 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...or, indeed, the rest of the charter into UK law. It is a real mystery to me why Conservative Ministers have become so impervious to the basic needs of British businesses in their handling of Brexit. My right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) was absolutely right to point out in his response to the Secretary of State at the start of the debate...

Economy and Jobs (29 Jun 2017)

Stephen Timms: I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling (Tom Tugendhat), and I agree with him that Brexit is not paradise. I am also pleased to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Gower (Tonia Antoniazzi), and I congratulate her on a powerful and passionate maiden speech that was appreciated across the House. As she reminded us, we have just had an extraordinary election...

Economy and Jobs (29 Jun 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...time, I want to raise the subject of amendment (g). I commend the Chancellor for his efforts to explain to Cabinet colleagues that having your cake and eating it is not an option available on the Brexit negotiating table. Very hard choices will have to be made. Does the Chancellor agree that, given the scale of what is at stake in Brexit, the option of remaining in the single market must...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Thames Gateway: SMEs (27 Jun 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...of connections elsewhere in Europe, and one of the worries that small and medium-sized businesses have is whether they will be able to continue to recruit staff from other EU countries after Brexit. Will she acknowledge the strength of concerns of firms in the Thames Gateway, and can she offer them any reassurance about the prospects after Brexit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Food Prices (20 Apr 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...in food processing plants for 70% of the employees to be EU migrants. It is not clear where their staff will come from in the future. Is the Minister committed to defending that sector in the Brexit negotiations, so avoiding price rises from that driver?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: UK Financial Services: Passporting into the EU (28 Feb 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...passports. For example, US banks can locate subsidiaries in the UK and then trade freely across Europe. In the Minister’s view, what are the prospects for keeping all those jobs in the UK after Brexit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (9 Feb 2017)

Stephen Timms: The tech sector’s No. 1 Brexit concern is that, when we leave, it will become unlawful to send personal data from Europe to UK firms unless the European Commission has declared our data protection arrangements to be adequate. What steps are being taken to secure that declaration in time?

International Trade: Technology Sector (9 Feb 2017)

Stephen Timms: The No. 1 tech Brexit worry is that when we leave, it will become unlawful to send personal data from Europe to the UK unless we have achieved an adequacy declaration from the European Commission about our data privacy arrangements. Important businesses will overnight become unviable. Will that declaration be achieved in time?

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill (31 Jan 2017)

Stephen Timms: .... There will be such a scale of damage in other parts of the economy as well. In my view, that is much too high a price to pay. I agree with those who say that the various forms of so-called soft Brexit would not solve the problem. We would then end up having to apply all the rules that are devised in the EU without having any influence at all over what the rules are. That is not a viable...

Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions (26 Jan 2017)

Stephen Timms: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reported today that car production is at a high, but that investment in car manufacturing is falling because of uncertainty over Brexit. How long will the current uncertainty undermine investment in the British economy?

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses (8 Nov 2016)

Stephen Timms: According to the Federation of Small Businesses, of those small businesses that export, 82% export to other EU member states. What plan does the Minister have to support small businesses through Brexit?

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