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Scottish Parliament: Cost of Living (20 Apr 2022)

Christine Grahame: ..., that she did not intend to permanently reside in the UK, which saved her millions in UK tax while the rest of us are paying hikes in national insurance and some are losing universal credit. Not Boris Johnson, who apparently does not know what a party is—although he did have £50 to pay that fine. Not heartless Priti Patel, who is paying to export miserable desperate souls to a country...

Scottish Parliament: Ferries (20 Apr 2022)

Willie Rennie: ...Government is going to resign, because they are more interested in looking after themselves than in serving the public in this country. The First Minister does not think that it is bad enough yet. Boris Johnson is refusing to resign no matter how many “partygate” fines he gets. However, I did not think that the moral backbone of Boris Johnson was the gold standard to which the SNP...

Prime Minister: Engagements (20 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I know the whole House will want to join me in wishing Her Majesty the Queen a very happy birthday for tomorrow. This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall have further such meetings later today. I will then be travelling to India to deepen the strategic trade, defence and people-to-people ties between our two countries,...

Prime Minister: Kettering General Hospital Redevelopment (20 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I thank my hon. Friend, who is an excellent champion for Kettering. We are fully committed to the delivery of the new hospital for Kettering. The release of funding will be subject to the usual business case assessment process.

Prime Minister: Engagements (20 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I thank my hon. Friend for his work in this area, and we are determined to tackle all the health conditions that he describes and cares about, particularly mental health and suicide prevention. I note his plea for a new hospital, and I know it is shared by many of my hon. and right hon. Friends. This Government are funding that and making it possible, thanks to the decisions we have taken...

Easter Recess: Government Update (19 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I apologise once again, profusely, to John Robinson, to all of those who lost loved ones, and particularly to those who suffered during the pandemic. In my statement, I have tried to explain why I spoke to the House as I did. The right hon. and learned Gentleman has chosen to respond with a series of personal attacks on me, and I understand why he does that. I understand that, but I think it...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Independent Adviser On Ministers' Interests (19 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I have had discussions on a number of occasions with my Independent Adviser this year.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Owen Paterson (19 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon. Member to the answer given in 80823.

Elections Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued): Amendment 42 (6 Apr 2022)

Lord Dubs: vote. It really is a bit odd. I am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Naseby, for having signed the amendment as well. I urge the Government to accept it. The world will not come to an end and Boris Johnson will not resign—just do it. I beg to move.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Energy Supply (6 Apr 2022)

Boris Johnson: I met representatives of the renewable energy sector on 31 March. Details of this meeting can be found on

Scottish Parliament: Benefit Sanctions (31 Mar 2022)

Paul McLennan: ..., 28 per cent and 54 per cent respectively. Statistics show that more than 90 per cent of people who use the service are working poor. That proportion has grown in the past few years and months. Boris Johnson has indicated that he wants to see a highly skilled, highly motivated workforce. Benefit sanctions will not achieve that. In fact, they will be counterproductive. This is all about...

Scottish Parliament: Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (31 Mar 2022)

Richard Leonard: .... However, the question that she has to ask herself is: if we do not make any provision to redress the hardship that has been inflicted on the mining communities, does she expect Priti Patel and Boris Johnson to do so? I do not.

Prime Minister: Engagements (30 Mar 2022)

Boris Johnson: The whole House will have read the statement today from my hon. Friend the Member for Bridgend (Dr Wallis)—I know that the House stands with you and will give you the support you need to live freely as yourself. I thank Donna Ockenden and her whole team for the compassionate approach she has taken throughout the distressing review of maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS...

Appointment of Lord Lebedev (29 Mar 2022)

Sam Tarry: ...2012, just before the now Prime Minister was facing an election to secure a second term as Mayor, the front page of the Evening Standard, issued to almost a million Londoners, screamed: “Boris Johnson: The right choice for London”. Then, on 5 May 2015, just days before the general election, the front page once again instructed its readers: “As we prepare to go to the polls in a...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: P&O Ferries (28 Mar 2022)

Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon. member to the answer given to 142524.

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: Machinery of Government (24 Mar 2022)

Boris Johnson: I am making this statement to bring to the House’s attention the following Machinery of Government change. From the post-war period through to 1970, approximately 3,500 British children in care were sent abroad to former British colonies. Governmental responsibility for these children, who are now aged between 60-90, has been held by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC). The...

Scottish Parliament: Spring Statement 2022 (Cost of Living) (24 Mar 2022)

...Sarwar is right to continue to press us to do more, but he would have more credibility if he did not also back the retention of the powers over welfare and public spending that are in the hands of Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak. Until he changes that position, I do not know whether many people in Scotland will take him seriously.

Scottish Parliament: Spring Statement 2022 (24 Mar 2022)

...are going to see more of what we saw in the spring statement yesterday. Anybody who really cares about these issues would be not just arguing for those powers to be taken away from Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson and put into the hands of this Parliament as quickly as possible, but demanding that it happen.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Prime Minister: DP World (23 Mar 2022)

Boris Johnson: Details of ministerial meetings with external organisations and individuals are published on the website. More generally, I refer the Hon. Member to the response by my Rt Hon Friend, the Transport Secretary of Official Report, 21 March 2022, Col. 43.

Scottish Parliament: Ferries (23 Mar 2022)

Willie Rennie: ...and Turkish communities. I have heard some say that the new slogan should be “SNP: Stronger for Turkey”. Because the situation has got so desperate and embarrassing, the SNP is reaching for Boris Johnson’s playbook on building bridges: it now wants to build one to Mull. If the minister is listening, I say to her that she should get on with building the fixed links in Shetland, which...

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