Results 21–40 of 1607 for unparliamentary

Scottish Parliament: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (11 Mar 2021)

Humza Yousaf: ..., but because it is the opposite; it is the experience of hundreds of thousands of our fellow Scots. I apologise in advance, Presiding Officer, because some of the language that I will use will be unparliamentary, but it will illustrate the point that I want to make. As a young child, I was not aware that the colour of my skin made me different from the majority of Scots. That might seem...

Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (9 Mar 2021)

Baroness Smith of Newnham: ...more acceptable clause. However, as the Bill stands at the moment, it is not fit for purpose. The noble Lord, Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton, seemed to suggest that it was—sorry, I was about to use unparliamentary language, and I do not think that he used unparliamentary language, so I will try to find an appropriate way of saying it. He seemed to suggest that there was something...

UK Shellfish Exports (8 Feb 2021)

Eleanor Laing: On the matter of unparliamentary language, the hon. Member for Thirsk and Malton (Kevin Hollinrake) is quite right to question the matter. The hon. Member for Edinburgh North and Leith (Deidre Brock) uttered a phrase that I would not have allowed had she directed it specifically at any individual Member of this House. I did not interrupt her for the way in which she used it in her question,...

Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (19 Jan 2021)

..., we published detailed estimates of supplies for now and for well into the future. We put those estimates in a document that went on the web and was circulated. I hope that I am not about to use unparliamentary language: the United Kingdom Government had what I can describe only as a hissy fit about us doing that. We agreed, in consultation with the UK Government, to take away the...

Scottish Parliament: Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union (30 Dec 2020)

Elizabeth Smith: ...and worse than that in some of the Official Reports that I read last night. The words “treachery”, “disloyalty” and “hypocrisy”, and even some words that the Presiding Officer ruled as unparliamentary language, were used against us. Now, however, after all that criticism—I do not know how many times it happened—and after claims that a deal was better than no deal, the SNP...

Scottish Parliament: UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill (22 Dec 2020)

John Scott: Mr Russell is using unparliamentary language and I ask him to withdraw his remarks.

Home Department: Shopworkers: Protection from Assault (14 Dec 2020)

Kit Malthouse: Mr Speaker, before I answer the question, may I apologise to you and to the House for having used the word “granular” in my previous answer? If it is not unparliamentary language, then it ought to be. The Government’s response to the call for evidence on violence and abuse towards shopworkers was published in July. We are working with retailers on a programme of work to drive down this...

Exams and Accountability 2021 (3 Dec 2020)

Holly Lynch: I asked headteachers in my constituency for suggested questions to the Secretary of State and had to rule out at least one on the basis that it would have been unparliamentary. I stress again on behalf of all headteachers that the disparities in the disruption to schools are significant in areas like mine, where we have had higher than average infections and restrictions for much longer than...

Public Bill Committee: Environment Bill: Clause 93 - General duty to conserve and enhance biodiversity (17 Nov 2020)

James Gray: The hon. Gentleman used the word “villain” with regard to the Prime Minister. He might wish to withdraw it as unparliamentary.

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (11 Nov 2020)

Joan McAlpine: I could not hear the result of the vote on the earlier amendment. I was not playing games—I genuinely could not hear it, because my sound cut out. I think that the use of that phrase was unparliamentary language, to say the least.

Point of Order (5 Nov 2020)

Owen Thompson: ...that the Scots had “trousered the rest”. Not only was she factually wrong, but the implication of corruption in the word “trousering” is both distasteful and may I suggest even possibly unparliamentary. My hon. Friend has tried to resolve this matter subsequently, but has not been able to do so. May I ask for your guidance, Madam Deputy Speaker, on how we can clarify on the record...

Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill: New Clause 1 - Judicial oversight of investigations (3 Nov 2020)

Eleanor Laing: Order. That is a perfectly reasonable question, but, although it is not exactly unparliamentary language, perhaps the Minister, speaking as he does with dignity from the Front Bench, might use a different phrase than “complete rubbish”—just something a little bit different.

Covid-19 Update (20 Oct 2020)

Afzal Khan: It is impossible to describe today’s events without using unparliamentary language, but out of deference to you, Mr Speaker, I will settle for “a complete shambles”. Today, this Government made a choice not to protect the poorest people in Greater Manchester through the punishing reality of the winter to come. Does the Secretary of State really believe that we will get through this...

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (19 Oct 2020)

Lord Garnier: ...their interest in questions of international law and from government Ministers. They appear to confuse the sovereignty of Parliament with the Government’s treaty obligations. If sophistry is an unparliamentary description of what we have been asked to believe, let me say instead that the explanations for Part 5 are risible. They amount to bad law, poor diplomacy and inept politics. Let...

Chinese and East Asian Communities: Racism during Covid-19 (13 Oct 2020)

Sarah Owen: ...I don’t want your coronavirus in my country!” British-Chinese filmmaker Lucy Sheen was on her way to rehearsals on a bus, when a white male passenger whispered in her ear—forgive me for the unparliamentary language: “Why don’t you f-off back to China and take your filth with you?” In Hitchin, just down the road from my constituency, a takeaway owner was spat at and repeatedly...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Executive Committee (Functions) Bill: Final Stage (28 Jul 2020)

Jim Wells: ...from across the board. In the absence of someone much more capable, in the form of Mr Allister, unfortunately, they have had to turn to an obscure Back-Bencher. "Obscure Back-Bencher": is that unparliamentary, Mr Deputy Speaker?

Public Bill Committee: Domestic Abuse Bill: Further provision about requirements that may be imposed by orders (10 Jun 2020)

Jess Phillips: ...of view of the victim and we have come a long way. I would like to think that that would never again be said in such a group and that someone might say, “Make your own sodding tea!” Excuse my unparliamentary language—I apologise. Respect, a brilliant organisation working in the field, currently has a gold standard for quality perpetrator programmes. That standard has already been...

Scottish Parliament: Point of Order (10 Jun 2020)

Sarah Boyack: ...and Sport, Jeane Freeman, shouted, “Lies! Lies!” about those concerns. Presiding Officer, not only do I believe that it is unfortunate that the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport used unparliamentary language in the chamber, I am concerned that such behaviour and response to legitimate questioning will act as a barrier to the many hard-working NHS and social care staff coming...

Proceedings during the Pandemic (2 Jun 2020)

Peter Bone: On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I know that it is unparliamentary for someone to filibuster, but when there is a 90-minute debate and it has taken this long—

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business (28 Apr 2020)

Edwin Poots: ...first. You can be thankful that you have me to deal with, Mr Principal Deputy Speaker, and not him, because he could be a little more fiery than me. I know that, on at least one occasion, he used unparliamentary language. On another occasion, Michael Heseltine was not the first to grab a mace. That was done by Professor Kennedy Lindsay, who leapt onto the Table that used to be in the...

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