MP for Harwich

Bernard Jenkin

Conservative MP for Harwich and North Essex (9 Apr 1992 – current)

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Lord Bridge of Harwich

Former Crossbench Peer (30 Nov 1979 – 20 Nov 2007)

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Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (6 Feb 2019)

Mark Francois: Following on from the excellent question from my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin), I remind the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster that the House passed the so-called Brady amendment on 29 January. Three hundred and seventeen Members were present and actively involved, as they all voted for it, including my right hon. Friend and the whole Government....

Business of the House (24 Jan 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: ... is very important that we see what the House wishes to bring forward for discussion. Any keen readers of the excellent reports produced by the Committee chaired by my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin) will be well aware that when a motion is agreed to, with or without amendment, it becomes either an order or a resolution of the House. Using the words...

Town of Culture Award (23 Jan 2019)

Luke Pollard: ...Mayflower story are so powerful. We have the opportunity to tell stories that connect our towns right across the country, from Scrooby and Babworth in Bassetlaw to Gainsborough, Boston, Immingham, Harwich, Rotherhithe, Southampton, Dartmouth and Plymouth. We need not only to have a towns of culture competition, but to join up our towns, because telling the story of how our towns are...

Rail Infrastructure Investment — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (17 Jan 2019)

Priti Patel: ..., construction, modern bio-tech and science. We also have key international transport hubs, as my hon. Friend the Minister is well aware, including the key ports in London Gateway, Tilbury, Harwich and Felixstowe, and our airports at Stansted and Southend. In Essex we have great business voices, which were instrumental in making the case for investment in our rail back in 2014. They...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Channel Ferries: Freight (16 Jan 2019)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment has been made of the volume of freight ferry traffic that would move from the Channel ports to (a) Purfleet, (b) Tilbury (c) Harwich and (d) Humber in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [9th Allotted Day] (15 Jan 2019)

Jack Dromey: ...was the response of some Government Members? The response of the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) was “f*** business”. The response of the hon. Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin) was that Ralf Speth was “making it up”. The right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip also said that he was not sure that Ralf knows more...

Points of Order: [7th Allotted Day] (11 Jan 2019)

Jeremy Hunt: ...restoring parliamentary sovereignty. We have not talked just about migration today. I commend my right hon. Friend the Member for Mid Sussex (Sir Nicholas Soames), my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin), my right hon. Friend the Member for Rayleigh and Wickford (Mr Francois) and my hon. Friends the Members for Romford (Andrew Rosindell), for Rochford...

Seaborne Freight - Statement (8 Jan 2019)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: My Lords, would my noble friend consider other ports, which do not require dredging and which operate ferries? I declare an interest: I represented the port of Harwich for 10 years as a Member of the European Parliament, and I was a frequent user of DFDS when it operated ferries to Denmark. Would my noble friend consider looking at the option of a new ferry service out of the port of Harwich?...

Private Parking: Ports and Trading Estates (11 Dec 2018)

Nusrat Ghani: ...constituents and hauliers. Although there are no major commercial ports in North Ipswich and Central Suffolk, his constituency is close to that great hub of maritime activity and excellence on the Harwich Haven waterway. That includes one of the country’s largest and most important ports at Felixstowe, as well as other significant commercial ports at Harwich International and the port of...

Exiting the European Union: Meaningful Vote (11 Dec 2018)

Huw Merriman: ...takes control, it is quite clear that Parliament cannot find its own consensual voice when it comes to what that control should be. It is all well and good for my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin) to say that leave means leave—that was effectively in our manifesto, and that is where we should be going—and it is all well and good for my right hon....

Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice) (4 Dec 2018)

Chris Philp: ...individuals from what he describes as the “tyranny of the majority.” We need more than simply a reliance on good will to protect, for example, individual liberty. My hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin), who is not in his place, also referred to the limitations on parliamentary authority by highlighting the distinction in the powers exercised by the...

Kindertransport Commemoration - Question for Short Debate (26 Nov 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...freezing conditions refugee camps in Sudetenland, and following Kristallnacht, Nicholas Winton decided to do something about it. Weeks later, he saw the first 200 Kindertransport children arrive at Harwich. They included many who would become notable and illustrious citizens, including four Nobel laureates, and Members of your Lordships’ House. When the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, moved his...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Ferries: Freight (6 Nov 2018)

Chris Grayling: .... However, in 2017 the following UK ports handled substantial volumes of ro-ro ferry units, including domestic traffic: Dover Grimsby & Immingham Liverpool Holyhead Belfast London Harwich Heysham Felixstowe Portsmouth Cairnryan Larne Loch Ryan Hull Teesport Warrenpoint Milford Haven Newhaven Fishguard Aberdeen Poole Forth Tyne Orkney ...

Bill Presented: Bullying and Harassment: Cox Report (5 Nov 2018)

Philip Davies: ...was a rather hard-hitting speech, with much of which I agreed. One of the themes that have emerged from most of the contributions today is culture. I think that my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin) was the first to mention the “culture” word, and he was absolutely right to do so. Like others—including, I think, the hon. Member for Glasgow...

Leaving the EU: Port of Sheerness (30 Oct 2018)

Nusrat Ghani: the port of Felixstowe. It remains the largest UK container port and is another example of a world-class port capable of accommodating today’s ultra-large container vessels. Its sister port, Harwich, is a versatile ro-ro facility that handles both accompanied and unaccompanied ro-ro trailers. Also, Associated British Ports has advertised the strengths of its Humber ports for...

Asylum Accommodation Contracts: Economic Growth: East of England (10 Oct 2018)

Priti Patel: ...rate after London’s. In the county that I represent as the Member of Parliament for Witham in Essex, we have first-class airports at Stansted and Southend, and the London Gateway, Tilbury and Harwich ports, which all offer world-class global trading connections. They are keen to expand and grow, not only as we leave the European Union, but to diversify what they do to boost global trade...

Government Overseas Aid Commitment: Private Investment: EU Exit Negotiations (9 Oct 2018)

John Bercow: I am sorry to see the hon. Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin) looking mildly anguished.

Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill: EU VAT area and pre-commencement requirements (16 Jul 2018)

Mel Stride: I will not give way, no. [Hon. Members: “Give way!”] I have a lot to cover, and I will not give way. Amendment 72, tabled by my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin), seeks to ensure that clause 31 cannot be used to form a customs union between the UK and the EU without primary legislation. As I have set out, the Government have been clear that as we...

Forced Adoption in the Uk: Carillion (12 Jul 2018)

Pat McFadden: be brief, Madam Deputy Speaker, as many of the points about the collapse of Carillion have already been made by my hon. Friend the Member for Leeds West (Rachel Reeves) and the hon. Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin). Carillion’s headquarters was in Wolverhampton. Of its 18,000 or so UK employees, some 450 were employed in the headquarters, so the city that I...

Leaving the EU (9 Jul 2018)

Mark Francois: ...been working on a detailed White Paper, but that was not presented to the Cabinet at Chequers; it was presented with a different plan. I echo the call made earlier by my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Sir Bernard Jenkin), which was that that DExEU White Paper should now be published so that the House and the country have a chance to see the alternative options that...

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