Results 121–140 of 1606 for unparliamentary

Scottish Parliament: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (13 Jun 2017)

Tavish Scott: “Irony” is one way of putting it; some unparliamentary language would be another way. I am most concerned about the kind of institutional behaviour that has been much cited. That was never the intention when the legislation was passed in 2002. As some of us do from time to time, I dug out the Official Reports of some old debates from all those years back. You will remember those well,...

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (7 Jun 2017)

The Presiding Officer: Just be careful about use of unparliamentary language in this discussion.

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (7 Jun 2017)

The Presiding Officer: Ms Dugdale, you cannot use unparliamentary language such as that. Ask another question.

Scottish Parliament: Keeping Children Safe Online (11 May 2017)

Daniel Johnson: ...an important debate on a very important issue that any of us who are parents will recognise as a huge concern, and which is a concern for the whole of society. At the risk of using what is perhaps unparliamentary language, I want to say that it can really suck being a teenager. You have concerns about whether or not you are friends with the right people, whether you are being invited to...

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [Lords]: Fuel Poverty (21 Mar 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...respect, but I am afraid that he has embarrassed himself in this debate with an unworthy attempt to personalise a very serious set of issues. Mine was a response to the gap, which the stricture on unparliamentary language prevents me from describing as anything more than disingenuous, between his words and his deeds. The fact of the matter is that these matters are devolved. Even so, the...

Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (21 Mar 2017)

Joan McAlpine: The member just called the First Minister a fanatic. I regard that as unparliamentary language that is against the Parliament’s standing orders. Will you give an opinion on that?

Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law (14 Mar 2017)

Peter Dowd: ...11% for millions of self-employed people. As Sir Michael Caine in the iconic film “The Italian Job” said, “You were only supposed to blow the doors off.” [Interruption.] It would have been unparliamentary to throw in that word. Well, the debris from the explosion is still descending. To put it purely and simply, the manifesto pledge was broken. Since last Wednesday, Nos. 10 and 11...

Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (3rd Day) (13 Mar 2017)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon: ...restrictive than the current ones placed on undergraduate and postgraduate students and academics: not now nor in future, when our immigration policy is revised to deal with Brexit. To use somewhat unparliamentary language, it is a no-brainer. As the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, said, the case for the shift in policy set out in the amendment is unanswerable. The problem of bogus students...

Building More Homes (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (2 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Lytton: ...needs of the nation’s requirements in housebuilding—still less those of an adjacent constrained authority, possibly one of a different political colour. I have seen attempts to dump—to use an unparliamentary word—development on the periphery of an authority area or an area where voters’ politics differed sharply from those of the controlling party on the council, and so on and so...

Scottish Parliament: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (2 Mar 2017)

...Thank you, Mr Rumbles. I heard the remark and considered it at the time. I ask all members to treat each other respectfully and to be careful about their language. In this case, there was no use of unparliamentary language.

Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill [HL] - Report (24 Feb 2017)

Lord Winston: My Lords, I shall not use unparliamentary language. I reject the charge that my view of this matter is in any way cynical. I believe that it is compassionate. Perhaps unlike the noble Lord who has promoted this Bill, I have been in constant contact with pregnant women who have had to go through these difficult decisions throughout their pregnancy throughout my professional life. I have been a...

Scottish Parliament: Points of Order (23 Feb 2017)

...nor the clerks heard the remarks that were referred to. I simply take this opportunity to remind all members to treat each other with courtesy and respect and not to make personal remarks or use unparliamentary language.

Informal European Council: Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) (6 Feb 2017)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...The last thing I wanted to do was to take up time dealing with points of order. In the end, if we do that, we will not hear from the Minister. I understand that you, Mr Salmond, may have used some unparliamentary language to me, but I am sure that you are not that kind of person and I am sure you did not do so.

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: [2nd day] (1 Feb 2017)

Neil Coyle: Although I share the former Prime Minister’s sentiments, I apologise if it was unparliamentary language.

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

Michael Gove: I have no idea whether the word “lie” is unparliamentary, but as someone who is not in the Government I cannot deliver such sums. What I can do, however, is consistently argue, as I have done, that when we take back control of the money that we currently give to the European Union we can invest that money in the NHS. In fact, it was the consistent claim of the leave campaign, as my right...

Scottish Parliament: Draft Budget 2017-18 (25 Jan 2017)

Murdo Fraser: ...—[ Interruption .] SNP members were not laughing when he gave them all that money in support of the Yes Scotland campaign. Last weekend, in language about the finance secretary that was so unparliamentary and uncomplimentary that even I could not use it in the chamber, Peter de Vink announced that his support for the SNP was at an end. The SNP might have a point if it was raising more...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (23 Jan 2017)

Christopher Stalford: I apologise if the word "fig" is unparliamentary, I did not think that it was. They do not give a hoot about putting the problem right. If they did, they would be here, they would have come forward with ideas. Instead — ah, a trio has joined us for the first time in days. Welcome to the place that you were elected to serve. If they cared truthfully about the issue and about putting...

Women in the House of Commons: Women and Equalities Committee (12 Jan 2017)

Maria Miller: ...Parliament. Indeed, each of them agreed that Parliament would be a better place if 50% of MPs were women. However, we need to turn those warm sentiments into bums on seats—I hope that that is not unparliamentary language. The parties lack clear and comprehensive plans to turn those important warm words into clear action. This Parliament is the mother of all Parliaments, but at the...

Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (11 Jan 2017)

Lord Winston: ..., which has a very large number of students coming from Asia, but it is not just Imperial College. I have already stumbled over the noble Baroness, Lady Garden of Frognal—I suspect I am using unparliamentary language in saying that, so let me put that right now—but it is not just the universities. The Royal College of Music, for example, has one of the largest components of students...

Public Bill Committee: Technical and Further Education Bill (24 Nov 2016)

Gordon Marsden: I understand the hon. Gentleman’s point, and I assume that most of the time these things come about—if I am not using unparliamentary language—as a result of a cock-up, rather than a conspiracy. For the sake of Hansard, I stress that I am not saying that that was the case here. What I am saying is that it was not terribly helpful that the document turned up at only 5 o’clock last...


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