Results 1–20 of 21563 for (european union) OR europe in the 'Commons debates'

Environmental Audit Committee (17 Jan 2019)

Claire Perry: ...some very talented and able colleagues and very good Committee staff. It is ironic, is it not, that this House is almost empty, but that it was packed when we were debating the next three years in Europe? There are very few of us here today to understand what is happening to 70% of our planet. This report joins up the challenge of climate and environmental sustainability across land, sea,...

Nuclear Update (17 Jan 2019)

Greg Clark: ...to investment in renewables, the hon. Gentleman will know that Wales is a substantial and proud leader in renewable energy. I think Gwynt y Môr is the second largest wind farm already deployed in Europe. I mentioned in my statement the rising availability of alternative technologies. To put this in context, in 2017 we procured more than 3 GW of offshore wind in a single contract for...

Business of the House (17 Jan 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: ...Backbench Business Committee. Friday 25 January—The House will not be sitting. I can confirm to the House that a statement and a motion on the Government’s next steps under section 13 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 will be tabled on Monday. A full day’s debate on the motion will take place on Tuesday 29 January, subject to the agreement of the House. Mr Speaker,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Care and Protection of Animals (17 Jan 2019)

David Rutley: ...not lead to a lowering of our high animal welfare standards. Our regulatory system will offer the same level of assurance of animal welfare following our departure from the EU as it does now. The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 will ensure that existing EU standards are maintained once we leave the EU, and we are actively exploring options for strengthening the UK system in the future.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Farming Policy (17 Jan 2019)

George Eustice: The Agriculture Bill is a central part of the Government’s programme of legislation to deliver a smooth departure from the European Union. It is the most significant reform of agricultural legislation in more than 70 years. The Bill creates powers to build a new environmental land management system; to incentivise higher animal welfare; to support technology and investment on farms; and to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Food and Drink Standards (17 Jan 2019)

George Eustice: As we leave the EU under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, retained EU law will ensure that we maintain our existing food and drinks standards.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (17 Jan 2019)

George Eustice: The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs continues to progress plans for our departure from the EU, including preparing a comprehensive set of statutory instruments under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 to ensure we have a functioning statute book on day one. We are also progressing the Agriculture Bill and the Fisheries Bill, which have cleared Committee stage recently.

Deferred Divisions: UK Participation In The EU Agency For Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust): Post-Adoption Opt-In Decision (16 Jan 2019)

That this House takes note of Regulation 2018/1727 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust), and replacing and repealing Council Decision 2002/187/JHA; endorses the Government's decision to request to opt in under Protocol 21 on the Position of the United Kingdom and Ireland in respect of the Area of Freedom,...

Car Production: Solihull (16 Jan 2019)

Richard Harrington: ...just jobs: they are well-paid, highly skilled, well-respected jobs, and long should they continue. Jaguar Land Rover seems positive about the future. Last week I met Steve Turner, one of the trade union representatives, and I have to say, without betraying Steve’s confidence, that I asked him what the management is really like—I have dealt with the chief executive and so on—and he...

Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government (16 Jan 2019)

Theresa May: ...its confidence in the Government tonight. I do not take this responsibility lightly, and my Government will continue their work to increase our prosperity, guarantee our security and strengthen our Union—and yes, we will also continue to work to deliver on the solemn promise that we made to the people of this country to deliver on the result of the referendum and leave the European...

Low-Level Letter Boxes (Prohibition) (16 Jan 2019)

Vicky Ford: ...of the Bill is to improve the health and safety of workers, particularly postmen and women, paper boys and girls and other deliverers. When I met representatives of the Communication Workers Union, they told me that the key issue for their members was not Brexit but low-level letterboxes and dangerous dogs. I am not asking homeowners to retrospectively change their existing letterboxes or...

Business of the House (Today) (16 Jan 2019)

...on the Motion tabled under section 2(4) of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 in the name of Jeremy Corbyn not later than 7.00pm; and Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents) and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.—(Michelle Donelan.)

Bills Presented: European Union Referendum (Preparation) Bill (16 Jan 2019)

European Union Referendum (Preparation) Bill

Bills Presented: European Union Referendum Bill (16 Jan 2019)

European Union Referendum Bill

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Immigration (16 Jan 2019)

David Mundell: ...will once again see Andy Murray on court. I am in regular contact with the Home Secretary on a range of issues of importance to Scotland, including future immigration policy after the UK leaves the European Union.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Common Fisheries Policy (16 Jan 2019)

Kevin Foster: ...the EU’s common fisheries policy, but for the whole of the UK’s. Does he agree, though, that those benefits will be lost if we listened to the arguments of those who want to separate our Union but reunite Scotland with the European Union’s common fisheries policy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (16 Jan 2019)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...a Government in the history of our democracy. Shortly after the Prime Minister made her point of order last night, her spokesperson suggested that the Government had ruled out any form of customs union with the European Union as part of their reaching-out exercise. Will the Prime Minister confirm that that is the case?

Delegated Legislation: Exiting the European Union (Nuclear Safeguards) (15 Jan 2019)

Exiting the European Union (Nuclear Safeguards)

European Union Documents (15 Jan 2019)

European Union Documents

European Union Documents: UK Participation in the EU Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust): Post-Adoption Opt-In Decision (15 Jan 2019)

That this House takes note of Regulation 2018/1727 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust), and replacing and repealing Council Decision 2002/187/JHA; endorses the Government’s decision to request to opt in under Protocol 21 on the Position of the United Kingdom and Ireland in respect of the Area of Freedom,...


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