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Scottish Parliament: Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Technologies (13 Nov 2019)

Patrick Harvie: ...—we can make choices about that. Tom Arthur mentioned deepfakes. Another of the CDEI’s papers is about deepfakes and shallowfakes. In the past few days, members may have seen a video showing Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn endorsing each other for the role of Prime Minister. It is a convincing and compelling piece of work. That took a bit of effort and resource to construct with...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Citizens’ Rights (12 Nov 2019)

Liam McArthur: ...than the way in which successive Tory Governments have sought to use EU nationals in this country as pawns in a wider political game of brinkmanship. Theresa May made no attempt to disguise that. Boris Johnson and colleagues have positively revelled in it. For them, ending freedom of movement is the holy grail, as if removing rights that we currently have is a good thing. Even arguing that...

Scottish Parliament: Austerity (7 Nov 2019)

Shona Robison: ...are fed from food banks, families of European Union citizens are unsure whether they can stay here and businesses and jobs are on the line. Does the First Minister agree that the first words out of Boris Johnson’s mouth as he lands in Scotland today should be, “I’m sorry”?

Scottish Parliament: European Union Regulations (Standards and Protections) (7 Nov 2019)

David Torrance: Boris Johnson wrote to Donald Tusk last month to say that the UK Government wants to move away from the standards and protections that are offered by EU regulations. Does the cabinet secretary agree that that represents a threat to the future of the common frameworks project, given the implications for significant areas of devolved competence, such as environmental protection, regulations on...

Scottish Parliament: Referendums (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (7 Nov 2019)

Michael Russell: ...of democracy—that he is the democrat here and that it is the SNP that is outrageously defeating democracy. At the same time, Libby Brooks, the correspondent for The Guardian who was covering Boris Johnson’s visit, was tweeting this: “Boris Johnson tells reporters in Moray that he will not grant the powers for a second independence ref regardless of whether the SNP wins majority of...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Brexit: Brexit (6 Nov 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...we have been offered now by this Government is a million miles away from what was promised in 2016. You can go back and look at some of the quotes and arguments raised by prominent Brexiteers, from Boris Johnson [Prime Minister] to Michael Gove [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] to Liam Fox [Member of Parliament for North Somerset] to Nigel Farage [Leader, Brexit Party]. None of...

Election of Speaker (4 Nov 2019)

Boris Johnson: I have to signify to the House the pleasure of Her Majesty that the House should present their Speaker this day at 9.35 pm in the House of Peers for Her Majesty’s Royal Approbation.

Brexit: Environmental Regulation - Question (4 Nov 2019)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: My Lords, can the Minister explain why the Boris Johnson version of the withdrawal Bill specifically left out the clause—known as the non-regression clause—which guaranteed that we would not fall below current environmental standards? Can he clarify what plans are now in place to reverse that decision and introduce legislation to give legal certainty on that issue? I know that the...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Prime Minister: Written Questions (4 Nov 2019)

Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon Member to the statement given by my Rt Hon Friend the Attorney General on 25 September 2019 (official report ref). https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2019-09-25/debates/F35 41B98-D4E9-487F-BE17-D51C6EF870F2/LegalAdviceProrogation

Scottish Parliament: European Union (United Kingdom Departure) (31 Oct 2019)

Michael Russell: ...As I said yesterday, the deal will make Scotland poorer and hit jobs and living standards. It is a worse deal than the one that Theresa May negotiated, and a basic trade agreement of the type that Boris Johnson wants to negotiate will cost each person in Scotland the equivalent of £1,600 compared with the cost of EU membership. Brexit is already having a damaging effect on Scotland. A...

Scottish Parliament: Renfrewshire South Economy (Support) (31 Oct 2019)

Derek Mackay: ...partnership—who is a businessman from the Scottish Leather Group—announced 100 new jobs in Renfrewshire, but also expressed concern about the threat of Brexit. So, when we hear people such as Boris Johnson talking about “getting Brexit done”, what that means is doing in people’s jobs across Scotland, when we are trying to do so much to grow our economy in a responsible way. We...

Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (31 Oct 2019)

...is broken. That is why the people of Scotland need the choice of independence, and only the Scottish National Party will give the people of Scotland the choice over our own future. I do not want Boris Johnson to be determining the future of Scotland. I want that choice to be the people’s choice, and that is what they will get if they vote SNP.

Scottish Parliament: Trade Deal (Drug Prices) (31 Oct 2019)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...about the real and present threat to our national health service, but there is one. I do not think that there is any doubt that, if they are left to their own devices and if they get their way, a Boris Johnson-led Government would open up our national health service to Donald Trump in the interests of trade deals. Yesterday we even heard Boris Johnson, in the House of Commons, almost...

Early Parliamentary General Election Bill - Second Reading (30 Oct 2019)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ..., which depended on honourable men accepting its conventions. I recall that the noble Lord, Lord Young of Cookham, when answering a Question on the resignation of the then Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, on his ability to ignore the Ministerial Code in three different places by announcing, two days after resigning, that he was to become once again a highly paid columnist with the Daily...

Grenfell Tower Inquiry (30 Oct 2019)

Boris Johnson: I beg to move, That this House has considered the report from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. I will be making quite a lengthy speech this afternoon, reflecting the comprehensive nature of the report, so if hon. Members will bear with me, I am sure that I will address many of the issues on which they may be planning to intervene. The bereaved, the survivors and the members of the north Kensington...

Northern Ireland: Welfare Mitigation Payments (30 Oct 2019)

Boris Johnson: indicated assent.

Prime Minister: Engagements (30 Oct 2019)

Boris Johnson: Immediately after questions today, I will open the debate on the Grenfell Tower inquiry report. Mr Speaker, I know that the whole House will want to join me in recording that, after 10 tumultuous years, this is your last Prime Minister’s questions. As befits a distinguished former Wimbledon competitor, you have sat up there in your high chair not just as an umpire ruthlessly adjudicating on...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Members: Surveillance (30 Oct 2019)

Boris Johnson: The Wilson Doctrine is unchanged from the position set out in my predecessor's Written Statement of 4 November 2015 (HCWS291).

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: The Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Publication of its Phase 1 Report (30 Oct 2019)

Boris Johnson: This morning, Sir Martin Moore-Bick has published the phase 1 report of the independent Grenfell Tower Inquiry. A copy of the report has been laid before each House of Parliament. This is a difficult day for all those who lost their loved ones, homes and possessions in that unimaginable tragedy, and found their lives devastated. Our first thoughts should be with them. The report is a very...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit (30 Oct 2019)

Michael Russell: This statement will consider the impact on Scotland of the new EU withdrawal agreement and political declaration, which were negotiated by Boris Johnson and are enshrined in the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, the passage of which, at Westminster, was dramatically paused by the Prime Minister just over a week ago. The Prime Minister, in true Trumpian fashion, calls the package of...


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