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Boris Johnson

Conservative MP, Uxbridge and South Ruislip , 7 Jun 2001 –


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Grenfell Tower and Fire Safety: Update - Statement (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...another group of people employed in the public sector who are unfairly attacked. I draw the attention of the House to the crass and wholly unfair attacks on firefighters by the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, when he was Mayor of London. I hope that he never repeats them again, and that we never hear again the nonsense about health and safety and red tape, or the daft requirement that...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report 2016 (20 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: I have today laid before Parliament a copy of the 2016 Foreign and Commonwealth Office Report on Human Rights and Democracy (Cm 9487). The report highlights policy developments on human rights issues overseas in 2016. The report assesses the human rights situation in 30 countries which FCO has designated as its Human Rights Priority Countries. These are: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: FCO Services (19 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: FCO Services operates as a trading fund of the FCO. Pursuant to section 4(6) of the Government Trading Funds Act 1973 (as amended by the Government Trading Act 1990), I hereby lay copies of FCO Services’ Annual Report and Accounts 2016-2017 before the House.The Report has been endorsed by the FCO Services Board and the FCO Services Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (on which sits the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Annual Update to Parliament on UK Support and Funding for International Criminal Justice (18 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: Monday 17th July marked the Day of International Criminal Justice. This is an opportunity to restate the UK’s strong commitment to the principles of international justice and to reflect on our political and financial support to international justice, including through our support for the International Criminal Court (ICC) and international tribunals. International criminal justice...

Brexit: UK-EU Movement of People (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (17 Jul 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...each other. You have only to look at today’s newspapers to see the shambles the Government are in: Philip Hammond complaining about being briefed against and being outed for his ridiculous comments; Boris Johnson and David Davis fighting over who will succeed the Prime Minister, who has been fatally wounded by the appalling general election she ran—it is a matter of when she...

Local Government Finance - Motion to Take Note (13 Jul 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...Pinnock, raised a number of interesting points, including on VAT, road tax and other taxes. I did not mention it in my opening contribution, but the London Finance Commission has reported under both the previous mayor, Boris Johnson, and the present mayor, Sadiq Khan, and has looked at those very issues. I think I am right in saying that both mayors have been supportive of the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: El Salvador: Abortion (13 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: ​The British Government regularly raises the issue of women’s rights, including the strict anti-abortion laws with the Government of El Salvador. The then FCO Minister of State (Baroness Anelay) raised these issues when she visited El Salvador in December 2016 and the Minister of State for Europe and the Americas (Sir Alan Duncan) has raised our concerns with the Salvadoran...

Gulf Countries and Qatar - Question for Short Debate (11 Jul 2017)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...against Qatar “in due time”. They did not specify what those steps could include, although officials have previously suggested they could intensify efforts to isolate Qatar economically. The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, spent the weekend shuttling between the major regional capitals urging both sides to de-escalate the dispute. He met the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin...

Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill: Potential impact of leaving the EU on consumer protection under the ATOL scheme (11 Jul 2017)

...Kevin Hollinrake Philip Hollobone Adam Holloway John Howell Nigel Huddleston Eddie Hughes Jeremy Hunt Nick Hurd Alister Jack Margot James Sajid Javid Ranil Jayawardena Bernard Jenkin Robert Jenrick Boris Johnson Caroline Johnson Gareth Johnson Jo Johnson Andrew Jones David Jones Marcus Jones Daniel Kawczynski Gillian Keegan Seema Kennedy Stephen Kerr Greg Knight Julian Knight Kwasi...

Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill: Air travel organisers’ licences (11 Jul 2017)

...Kevin Hollinrake Philip Hollobone Adam Holloway John Howell Nigel Huddleston Eddie Hughes Jeremy Hunt Nick Hurd Alister Jack Margot James Sajid Javid Ranil Jayawardena Bernard Jenkin Robert Jenrick Boris Johnson Caroline Johnson Gareth Johnson Jo Johnson Andrew Jones David Jones Marcus Jones Daniel Kawczynski Gillian Keegan Seema Kennedy Stephen Kerr Greg Knight Julian Knight Kwasi...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: USA: Foreign Relations (11 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK has a special and enduring relationship with US, the broadest, deepest and strongest of all our bilateral relationships. There are many issues on which we agree and stand alongside each other. The closeness of our relationship also provides us with the opportunity to be honest where we disagree.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Illegal Wildlife Trade (11 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: I wish to begin by congratulating Iraq’s security forces on liberating Mosul from the pitiless grasp of Daesh. The flag of Iraq flies once more in the country’s second city and I pay tribute to the pilots of the RAF who played a vital role in supporting this operation, delivering more airstrikes than anyone else apart from the United States. The House can take pride in what they...

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Exiting the EU (11 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: My Department continues to support EU exit negotiations, and the Government work to strengthen our relations with partners worldwide. As a champion of free trade, we will continue to seize the opportunities afforded by Brexit and guarantee our long-term global prosperity.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Ukraine (11 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK is in the lead on this issue, helping Ukraine to make the vital reforms that it needs, and to continue to crack down on corruption, which is so important if we are going to encourage long-term and continued investment in a successful Ukraine.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Climate Change (11 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: The United Kingdom was instrumental in securing the Paris agreement on climate change. We are helping other countries to meet their targets and we are confident that we will be able to meet our own groundbreaking target of reducing emissions by 80% by 2050.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Topical Questions (11 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: My immediate priority is to help to resolve the tensions in the Gulf, where Britain has old friendships and vital interests. That is why I have just returned from visits to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar, where I reinforced the need for dialogue and de-escalation. Tomorrow, I will attend a summit in Trieste on the western Balkans region, where the UK is playing a vital role in guaranteeing...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hong Kong: Politics and Government (7 Jul 2017)

Mark Field: ...that it remains a legally binding treaty until 2047, is registered with the UN and continues to be in force. The Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), also discussed Hong Kong issues at a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on 16 February 2017. To mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special...

Public Sector Pay Cap (5 Jul 2017)

John Martin McDonnell: ...it must be tough, living next to a disruptive neighbour you can’t stand, you try to get rid of, and you can’t get on with. We then receive in the press the wisdom of the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson), who, according to a spokesperson, “supports the idea of public sector workers getting a better pay deal”. This is followed by his...

Brexit: Acquired Rights (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (4 Jul 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...Union, although I sometimes feel that some of the outrageous claims made by the leave campaign need referencing again. We forget “£350 million a week for the NHS if we leave Europe”, when Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and others stood in front of that poster during the leave campaign. Of course, they were given the opportunity to vote for that in the Commons, but they voted...

Middle East (IRC Report) - Motion to Take Note (4 Jul 2017)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...for their release on humanitarian grounds. Labour remains committed to a comprehensive peace in the Middle East, based on a two-state solution: a secure Israel alongside a secure and viable state of Palestine. I agree with the committee’s criticism of Boris Johnson’s decision to distance himself from the French diplomatic efforts last year to reach a solution in the Middle...


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