Results 41–60 of 9430 for contempt

Seven Principles of Public Life — [Derek Twigg in the Chair] (7 Sep 2022)

Kim Leadbeater: ...In my view, that starts with respecting the seven principles of public life, set out so well by Lord Nolan. We should set an example in this place by airing our disagreements without treating with contempt those with whom we disagree. Those principles—selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership—should be uncontroversial. The fact that some in...

Sewage Pollution (6 Sep 2022)

John Cryer: ...but despite the Secretary of State’s best efforts I suspect that Thames Water, one of the most powerful companies in the country, will continue to treat elected representatives and consumers with contempt.

Business of the House (21 Jul 2022)

Ian Mearns: ...this moment”. However, in negotiations with the rail unions, employers have been explicit regarding their intention to close over 900 station ticket offices. Has Mr Montgomery potentially made a contempt of Parliament by making a misleading statement to the Select Committee, and may we have a statement regarding the Department for Transport’s intentions for station ticket offices in...

Seafarers’ Wages Bill [HL] - Second Reading (20 Jul 2022)

Lord Mann: My Lords, I think that when they heard of the P&O Ferries case, the British public’s first thought was one of contempt towards an employer who would deal with employees, our fellow citizens and our country in such a contemptuous way. I start by paying tribute to a most important group within our country: the railway signallers of the west coast of Scotland. They are clearly capable of...

Points of Order (20 Jul 2022)

Jane Stevenson: ...of my hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley (Alexander Stafford), but I want to raise other cases of abuse. I feel that these attack ads are deliberately formulated to stoke up anger and contempt for Members on the Government Benches. I have received a death threat on the back of Labour’s attack ads, as has my hon. Friend the Member for Wolverhampton South West (Stuart Anderson),...

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill: Clause 7 - Regulation of goods: option to choose between dual routes (19 Jul 2022)

Mary Foy: For the second time in the space of a few weeks, the Government are attempting to force a Northern Ireland Bill through this House against the express wishes of many people in the north. The contempt in which this Government hold the views of people in the north of Ireland has become increasingly clear. They are simply pawns in this Government’s political games, yet the decisions...

Cost of Living Crisis: Wales — Caroline Nokes in the Chair (19 Jul 2022)

Alex Davies-Jones: ...increase in Welsh Government funding of just £27 million over the next year, which, as I stated, amounts to £9 a person in Wales. It should shame the UK Government to treat us in Wales with such contempt. They try to palm off responsibility to the devolved Administrations, but refuse to properly fund their efforts. The Welsh Government have moved heaven and earth to mobilise their...

Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government (18 Jul 2022)

Shaun Bailey: Does my hon. Friend agree that the laugh we just heard from Opposition Members shows their utter contempt for working-class people such as him and me, both from council estates ourselves, who know it was the Conservative Government who gave us the opportunity to be here now?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Courts: Cameras (15 Jul 2022)

Sarah Dines: Currently Prisoner Escort and Custody Services staff are not permitted to wear or use Body Worn Cameras (BWVC) in court buildings due to existing legislation (s.41 Criminal Justice Act 1925 and s.9 Contempt of Court Act 1981) that prohibits cameras and recording equipment in court buildings, including BWVC. The Ministry of Justice is committed to progressing work to review and potentially...

Public Bill Committee: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Schedule 7 - Plan making (14 Jul 2022)

Rachael Maskell: ...being destroyed through a rotten planning system that continues to ignore them, and where they have no voice, no say, no agency and no hope, they will be given a voice and dignity. Instead of contempt and the process being an utter disgrace, it could give them an opportunity and a future. I beg the Committee to change the planning process. I want the poorest people I look after in York to...

Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2022)

Douglas Ross: ...Committee agree that it was clear from a number of the evidence sessions that many of the banks are frankly morally bankrupt in the way that they treat their loyal and dedicated customers with contempt? In Forres, we have seen all four of the bank branches close in recent years. Just this week, the final bank—the Bank of Scotland—closed its branch. I held a meeting with my right hon....

Business of the House (14 Jul 2022)

Shaun Bailey: .... That is absolutely outrageous. Members of Parliament in Sandwell were given a guarantee by the Labour Administration that this would not happen. We have had corruption, commissioners and now contempt for the most vulnerable. Can we have a debate on the Floor of the House about this reckless council, and put this situation to bed?

Australia Free Trade Agreement - Motion to Take Note (11 Jul 2022)

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard: ...for service exports. I do not disagree with that. We can also deduce from what has been said in other contexts that the Government would not do a trade deal with a country demonstrating egregious contempt for human rights—okay. That is about as far as we can go, I think. I was puzzled to hear the outgoing Prime Minister saying in April that he wanted a full free trade agreement with...

Public Bill Committee: National Security Bill: Examination of Witnesses (7 Jul 2022)

...state threat over time as the world diverged ideologically. Of course, with Russia and the UK specifically, we had some really acute examples of that, in terms of services demonstrating complete contempt for us and our democracy by attempting to murder people on our soil. In a sense, that got us, particularly in the national security community, to the hard truth quicker than many.

Functioning of Government (7 Jul 2022)

Liz Saville-Roberts: This latest Conservative party psychodrama only emphasises what many of us already know: the UK is a failed state. This Government have shown contempt for devolution. The Prime Minister’s successor will treat the electorate of Wales with the same disdain, and in this Palace the circus will roll on. Does the Paymaster General not recognise that surely now is the time for a new constitutional...

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 18 (6 Jul 2022)

Lord Browne of Belmont: ...of how the unionist community has been dealt with in relation to the protocol since 2019, one can perhaps begin to understand why Northern Ireland unionists feel they have become the subject of contempt. Stepping back from this point, however—and finally coming to a conclusion—forgetting for a moment that I am a Northern Ireland unionist, I am also at a loss to understand why the...

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 4A (6 Jul 2022)

Lord Morrow: ...we are creating, we have to make one change or the other. We cannot leave the Bill as it is, without actively undermining the principle of the parity of esteem and treating one community with contempt. I beg to move.

Procedure and Privileges Committee - Motion to Take Note (5 Jul 2022)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: ...actually sitting so that they are not excluded from there. The noble Lord, Lord Forsyth, said lots of things that I disagree with. One of the things he said was that the House of Lords is held in contempt. My experience is that the House of Lords now has more credit given to it than it ever has since I joined—admittedly I am a new Member of only nine years.

Iran’s Nuclear Programme (30 Jun 2022)

Steve McCabe: ...inadequacy. Those violations include, as we have heard, the decision to enrich uranium beyond the agreed cap and the deliberate obstruction of the IAEA inspectors. Iran had already made clear its contempt for the agreement by turning off some of the inspectors’ monitoring equipment. Officials said a couple of weeks ago that they expect to lose any continuity of knowledge regarding the...

Scottish Parliament: Point of Order (29 Jun 2022)

Donald Cameron: Stephen Kerr’s point of order, the Minister for Parliamentary Business stated: “Members know that the sub judice ... rule is recognised by rule 7.5 of standing orders by reference to the Contempt of Court Act 1981. That rule properly prohibits parliamentary debate of matters that are currently before the courts. Its purpose is to help to maintain the boundaries of the relationship...

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