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Results 101–120 of 200 for brexit speaker:Joanna Cherry

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Residency Rights (EU Nationals) (16 Oct 2017)

Joanna Cherry: Scotland does not want to lose the benefit of freedom of movement. Yesterday the Unison trade union said that immigration must be devolved to Scotland after Brexit or else there would be a population crisis. In saying that, Unison is joining with business in Scotland, including the Chambers of Commerce and the Institute of Directors, who have said that they want a separate deal for...

Princess Royal Hospital Telford: UK Nationals in the EU: Rights — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (12 Sep 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...is now resident in France, she is very worried and uncertain about many things. Here are some of the questions that she raised: “Will my British son be able to attend University in Edinburgh post-Brexit…without having to pay prohibitive ‘international’ fees?...will my daughter, currently training as a nurse, be able to choose to work in France after her course, which ends after...

Bill Presented: Scheduling of Parliamentary Business (17 Jul 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...of her constituents in 2014, but I remind her that last year her constituents voted by a significant majority to remain part of the European Union. She might also like to ask the Government to take Brexit off the table if she is so keen on her constituents’ wishes. We also had a fantastic maiden speech from the hon. Member for Battersea (Marsha De Cordova). She is not in her place, but...

Bill Presented: Scheduling of Parliamentary Business (17 Jul 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...) Bill that was brought forward last week. Clause 5 makes it clear that the Government do not intend the EU charter of fundamental rights to become part of what they call domestic law after Brexit. This must be challenged and debated immediately. There was a time not so long ago when the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union was a great fan of the charter. He liked it so much...

Debate on the Address: Health, Social Care and Security (28 Jun 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...all the powers they need; and concerns that I and my party hold about the scope of the repeal Bill, particularly for justice and home affairs issues. I also want to address the potential impact of Brexit on our security arrangements. The European Union enables European nations to come together not just for the common economic and social good, but to tackle crime and terrorism in the...

Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions (27 Apr 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...sector, which is the second largest in the UK. Following the EU 27’s announcement this week that they intend to exclude the financial services sector from any future trade deal with the UK after Brexit, will the Minister tell me what contingency planning he is carrying out to protect my constituents’ jobs?

Higher Education and Research Bill (26 Apr 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...in my constituency, which has an outstanding international reputation, particularly in the fields of science and technology, recently announced cuts and redundancies. It specifically cited the Brexit effect, the Government’s immigration policies and the Government’s messaging on immigration. Does she agree that without Lords amendment 156, UK universities will continue to suffer...

Article 50 (29 Mar 2017)

Joanna Cherry: After the Brexit deal has been negotiated, the European Parliament and every other member state in the European Union will have a say on whether to accept that deal. Can the Prime Minister not see that to deny the people of Scotland a say at the same time would show utter contempt for democracy in Scotland?

Unaccompanied Child Refugees (9 Feb 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...what was done yesterday as “shabby” and deceitful. It seems that the Government tried to sneak out what they knew would be an unpopular announcement when they were busy avoiding scrutiny of the Brexit deal in this House. Is that the shape of things to come? Is that what comes from cosying up to President Trump?

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...Scottish National party about how these matters might be managed are answered in this document, which is the product of research and consultation that has been going on in the many months since the Brexit vote. While the British Government have been going round in circles trying to decide whether they want to be in the single market or in the customs union, the Scottish Government have...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...that Gibraltar already has a differential agreement whereby it is in the EU but not in the customs union. This has been working well for the people of Gibraltar. They would like to be involved in a Brexit deal that guaranteed continued access to the single market. They do not want to be forgotten. In the letter I quoted from earlier, the Gibraltarian Government support these amendments to...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...they take the Herald newspaper—it is rather difficult to get hold of in the House of Commons—but if they do, they will see that today’s headline is “Support for independence surges on hard Brexit vow” .

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Joanna Cherry: No, I will not. Backing for a yes vote in another independence referendum has risen to 49% on the back of the hard Brexit vow, and that is when no referendum is even on the table and we are still seeking our reasonable compromise. Hon. Members should make no mistake—it gives me great pleasure to say this—that the barracking by Government Members and the preventing of SNP MPs from speaking...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Joanna Cherry: .... He emphasised that Gibraltar’s main concern is to preserve its sovereignty and connection with the United Kingdom. Unlike some of us, he is very happy to be part of the red, white and blue Brexit that the Prime Minister talks about. It is important to take Gibraltar’s concerns into account.

Photonics Industry (25 Jan 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...of the university sector, particularly Heriot-Watt in my constituency. However, he will be aware that academics in centres such as the institute in my constituency are worried as a result of the Brexit vote about two things: funding and the international pool of academic and postgraduate talent on which they draw. They are looking for assurance beyond 2020 that the sources of funding and...

Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (18 Jan 2017)

Joanna Cherry: ...State for Exiting the European Union yesterday, this House has yet to debate the plan for leaving the European Union. It is of the utmost importance that we are debating today the implications of Brexit for security, law enforcement and criminal justice, but it is even more important that we are soon allowed to debate the overall plan for Brexit, which was finally laid before us yesterday....

Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill (18 Nov 2016)

Joanna Cherry: My hon. Friend is making a very powerful speech. I am fortunate enough to sit on the Exiting the European Union Committee. Is he aware that we heard evidence earlier this week that the cost of Brexit will increase civil service and bureaucratic costs across the United Kingdom?

Leaving the Eu: Financial Services (3 Nov 2016)

Joanna Cherry: ...the potential for lost jobs and business if there is a loss of full access to the single market. Leading economists gave evidence to members of the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday on the impact that Brexit and leaving the single market would have on Scotland’s economy. Across Scotland, the financial sector directly and indirectly employs almost 200,000 people, 20,000 of whom are European...

Leaving the Eu: Financial Services (3 Nov 2016)

Joanna Cherry: ...member, has its headquarters in the neighbouring constituency of Edinburgh East. A lot of lawyers and other people who work in law firms live in my constituency and are worried about the impact of Brexit on legal services. There are many aspects of EU law that have particular relevance to the legal system and professions, including the directive on the mutual recognition of diplomas, the...

Nissan: Sunderland (31 Oct 2016)

Joanna Cherry: I welcome the news that so many jobs in Sunderland will be protected from the consequences of Brexit but, as an Edinburgh MP, it is Edinburgh jobs that I have to think about. Many thousands of my constituents are employed directly or indirectly in Edinburgh’s financial sector, and Edinburgh’s economy is more reliant on financial services than that of any other city in the UK, including...


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