Results 21–40 of 2000 for boris johnson

Crown Prosecution Service: Rape and Sexual Offences - Question for Short Debate (23 Jul 2019)

Lord Hogan-Howe: ...as the exponential rise in digital evidence sources and the number of reports of sexual offences, there has been a significant loss of resources to the police and the CPS. The new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has promised another 20,000 police officers, which is to be commended. However, this will need to be driven forward. The gap in the number of officers will, in my estimation, take...

UK Trade and Investment Strategy — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (23 Jul 2019)

Julia Lopez: ...Bill Esterson) finds himself within a party that perhaps now welcomes only newspeak from its comrades, but I am fairly certain that my right hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) is not advocating no deal as his primary objective. I would like to reassure the hon. Gentleman that his dystopian imaginings about the DIT’s work and the trade figures are...

Health and Social Care: NHS Workforce Vacancies (23 Jul 2019)

Matthew Hancock: Question 10 is about workforce vacancies, and I can tell the House that one workforce vacancy has just been filled, because Boris Johnson has just been elected as the leader of the Conservative party. The NHS employs more staff now than at any time in its 70-year history, with significant growth in newly qualified staff from 2012. Our full people plan will help to tackle these issues for the...

NHS and Future Trade Deals — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (22 Jul 2019)

Judith Cummins: ...somewhat. On Wednesday we are entering a brave new world, with a new Prime Minister. The person almost certain to be that new Prime Minister, the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), has repeatedly stated that he regards concluding a quick trade deal with the US as an absolute priority. So this is a timely debate and one that will no doubt continue in the...

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc.) Bill - Commons Amendment: Motion A (22 Jul 2019)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...Conservative Party and therefore the next Prime Minister will close. Neither candidate rules out no deal—that is a slightly separate issue. However, only one of them—the one most likely to win, Boris Johnson—has not ruled out shutting down Parliament in order for it not to take a view on crashing out of the EU. It may be that a no-deal Brexit is exactly what happens; I do not...

EEA Nationals (Indefinite Leave to Remain) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (19 Jul 2019)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...who are resident along with their families on the date of exit of the EU the right of abode here in the UK. It is important that the noble Lord, Lord Oates, reminded us of the pledge made by Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Priti Patel, and his Bill simply enables them to honour the pledge they made. I also associate myself with the comments of the noble Baroness, Lady Altmann. It is a...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Deal or No Deal: Deal or No Deal (19 Jul 2019)

Peter Whittle: I note that on 4 July 2019 you Tweeted to your followers: ‘The damage that Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt seem willing to do to our economy, in pursuit of power, looks limitless. The refusal to take no-deal off the table is already creating uncertainty, denting business confidence and damaging our economy.’1 What empirical evidence (apart from what I believe to be scare mongering from HM...

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill: Progress reports (18 Jul 2019)

...Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Margot James Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Ruth Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Ged Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter...

Trade Unions - Motion to Take Note (18 Jul 2019)

Lord Murphy of Torfaen: ...a founder of NATO, with the United States, and a great Foreign Secretary. We forget the role of the trade unions in improving our world and improving our country at our peril. I do not know what Mr Boris Johnson thinks of trade unions—we will soon find out, I am sure—but I hope he will reflect that it is better to have trade unions on your side, it is better for a big company to have a...

Business of the House (18 Jul 2019)

Valerie Vaz: ...our country. Despite what you and the Leader of the House said last week, Mr Speaker, Prorogation is now becoming a major issue. The team of the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) have confirmed that they are looking into the possibility of proroguing Parliament for up to two weeks in October. A member of the team has said: “A number of ideas are under...

Defence: Expenditure - Question (17 Jul 2019)

Lord Lee of Trafford: ..., Lord West, on naval stretch, the number of combat of aircraft has fallen from 210 in 2007 to 119 today, and the Army has serious deficiencies in manpower, logistics and equipment. Encouragingly, Boris Johnson, in a letter to Julian Lewis, chairman of the Defence Select Committee, said: “I can give you an absolute commitment to fund defence fully … I guarantee, of course, that we will...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (17 Jul 2019)

Paula Sherriff: ...Prime Minister joins us, he must make Nazanin’s release an absolute priority? I ask, gently and genuinely, should that Prime Minister be the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), how we can ensure that he is appropriately briefed on Nazanin’s situation. I hope the Minister agrees that it is imperative that we avoid any repeat of earlier blunders.

Music Education in England — [Sir George Howarth in the Chair] (17 Jul 2019)

Ed Vaizey: ...now more than ever. The Minister has a week left in his job [Laughter.] In his current job—who knows what will happen to him when my right hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) comes in on his no-deal ticket? From my own experience, let me tell him that if he is sacked, it will not be on the first day, but if he is promoted, it will be on the first day....

Domestic Abuse (16 Jul 2019)

Jess Phillips: ...me that they have been in touch with both teams; the Foreign Secretary’s team has confirmed that it would take this forward, but the team of the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) has yet to confirm that that is the case. Far be it from me to suggest that the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip is not always completely straightforward, but will...

Defence Spending — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (16 Jul 2019)

Stewart McDonald: ...Ministry of Defence. I will come back to that, but he said something even more revealing: he asked us to go to the bank with a promise from the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), the likely next Prime Minister, that he would fund defence fully. Well, he is hardly going to say he will fund defence partially. The right hon. Member for Rayleigh and Wickford...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Zero-carbon Economy (16 Jul 2019)

Drew Hendry: ...for the Scottish National party and for independence than ever before. Will the Minister do just one thing? Will he rule out serving under the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) and vote against a no-deal Brexit to prevent further harm?

High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Quarterly reports on environmental impact, costs and progress (15 Jul 2019)

Owen Paterson: ...Francisco. We are all absolutely level, but we have to have broadband. A spokesman from Openreach, picking up on the comments of my right hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), said last week that “building full fibre technology to the whole of the UK isn’t quick or easy. It requires £30 billion and a physical build to more than 30m front doors, from...

BBC — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (15 Jul 2019)

Martin Vickers: ...the leadership of the Conservative party and reflect on some of the policies put forward by my right hon. Friends the Members for South West Surrey (Mr Hunt), and for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson). She talked about tax cuts and said that we in this Chamber do not need them. Perhaps so, but we do not need free TV licences either. The sustainability of such universal benefits...

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Committee: Amendment 6 (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Adonis: ...Parliament must meet in September and October. If the noble Lord agrees with that, why on earth are we having this argument in the first place? The only other point that needs to be made—Boris Johnson is clearly considering this, otherwise these stories would not be running and we would not be in this situation—is that it would be a grave constitutional crisis if a Government were to...

Religious Persecution - Motion to Take Note (11 Jul 2019)

Baroness Goldie: ...Commonwealth Office and involve other departments. I am pleased to say that not only the Foreign Secretary welcomed the report very warmly; the other contender for the position of Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, also welcomed the review and said he would always prioritise protecting religious freedoms and standing up for those facing persecution. We will consider this hard-hitting report in...


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