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Results 21–29 of 29 for brexit speaker:Melanie Onn

Backbench Business: UK Fishing Industry (1 Dec 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...cod. More than 20 years on, the moratorium remains in place. British fishermen understand this. For example, the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations’ model for the industry post-Brexit retains the landings obligation, albeit a reformed one.

Backbench Business: UK Fishing Industry (1 Dec 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...communities, which have really felt the brunt of economic decline and a collapse of their main industry, bordered on the irresponsible. For the UK fisheries industry to see a good outcome from Brexit, it needs to be a Government priority. We cannot simply impose a 200-mile limit to achieve what the Minister promised. He will need to win it in negotiations with the EU. That will mean...

Defence Estate: Exiting the EU and Workers’ Rights (7 Nov 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...what the latter argued in an article on the ConservativeHome website after the referendum but before he got his current job: “The great British industrial working classes voted overwhelmingly for Brexit. I am not at all attracted by the idea of rewarding them by cutting their rights. This is in any event unnecessary”. However, my concern is that the Government’s proposals so far...

Defence Estate: Exiting the EU and Workers’ Rights (7 Nov 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...that the former Minister for Employment, the right hon. Member for Witham (Priti Patel) went so far as to call for the UK to “halve the burdens of EU social and employment legislation” after Brexit?

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (13 Sep 2016)

Melanie Onn: Can the Secretary of State guarantee that all employment protections currently enjoyed by British workers will be maintained after Brexit, and will he back my Bill to do just that?

Workers’ Rights (Maintenance of EU Standards) (7 Sep 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...of the UK from the EU; and for connected purposes. I am delighted to have secured this timely opportunity to highlight some of my concerns about the future of workers’ rights in Britain post-Brexit. This Bill was brought about by necessity. Despite the warnings from the TUC and others about the potential for workers’ rights to be significantly undermined if we left Europe, the...

Business of the House (26 May 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...the TV debates for the EU referendum. What should the format be? Who should the speakers be? For the sake of the viewers, I think we should pick the most entertaining advocate for each side. For Brexit, I suggest the hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), and remain could be represented by the former Conservative Mayor of London. For those who complain that it would...

Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure (19 May 2016)

Melanie Onn: ..., is also funded by the EU. If the bus were to stop running, I should be worried about the impact on businesses on the site. I should like to hear the Minister’s view of the potential impact of Brexit in that context. Let me now turn to an issue about which I have previously written to the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, the hon. Member for Harrogate and Knaresborough (Andrew...

Backbench Business — Court Closures: Easter Adjournment (24 Mar 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...The hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford) discussed the important issues of freezing pensions and the uprating for UK citizens living overseas. He also talked about the impact of Brexit, were that to happen, and I support his call for a debate on that matter. The hon. Member for Stafford (Jeremy Lefroy) expressed his concern over the potential loss of important sporting...


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