Results 1–20 of 1329 for brexit in the 'Commons debates'

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Paul Blomfield: ...for that lies with the Prime Minister. It is deeply irresponsible to put our nuclear industry at risk because of a reckless and ideological decision to make the future role of the ECJ a red line in all matters relating to Brexit. As hon. Members have pointed out, and as the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said in his opening remarks, the Bill provides for...

Iran: Vauxhall (Redundancies) (16 Oct 2017)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...in the plant were on hold until negotiations on the UK’s future with the European Union had become clearer.” Can the Minister therefore confirm whether PSA has sought Nissan-style assurances from the Government’s Brexit strategy? That has been much debated and discussed in the press, but we have not had any confirmation. If that is the case, what were those assurances and...

Iran (16 Oct 2017)

Ben Bradshaw: ...the folly of breaking from our natural friends and allies in Europe and throwing in our lot with an unpredictable and irrational American President? That would be the outcome of the extreme hard Brexit that the Minister’s boss and the other hard Brexiteers on his Benches are pursuing.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Residency Rights (EU Nationals) (16 Oct 2017)

Joanna Cherry: Scotland does not want to lose the benefit of freedom of movement. Yesterday the Unison trade union said that immigration must be devolved to Scotland after Brexit or else there would be a population crisis. In saying that, Unison is joining with business in Scotland, including the Chambers of Commerce and the Institute of Directors, who have said that they want a separate deal for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: International Students (16 Oct 2017)

Vincent Cable: What response have the Government given to the Government of India, who have made it clear that any post-Brexit trade deal is conditional on greatly expanding the number of student and other visas?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Border Facilities (16 Oct 2017)

Ben Bradshaw: The Minister’s former immigration director, David Wood, said last week that, with current resources, the challenge of Brexit “can’t be met”, and that is with a minimum two-year transition, let alone the chaos of a no-deal scenario. Given all the other demands on his budget that we have heard about today, is it not grossly irresponsible for some of his Cabinet...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (16 Oct 2017)

Peter Bone: Will the Home Secretary confirm that the new emigration procedure post-Brexit will be introduced in this House before the end of this year, and will she also confirm that it will not discriminate against non-EU citizens?

Clean Growth Strategy: Leaving the EU: Data Protection (12 Oct 2017)

Matthew Hancock: ...the debate could not be more important. The digital revolution is one of the biggest things happening to this country and the world. Indeed, I think the digital revolution as a whole is bigger than Brexit. The right hon. Member for East Ham (Stephen Timms) thought this would be an anorak-like debate, but hoped it would not. Well, I think we could liken the debate to an anorak because in...

Clean Growth Strategy (12 Oct 2017)

Alan Whitehead: ...of carbon emission reductions. The traded sector is kept on track by the EU emissions trading scheme. In her report, the long-term importance of the EU ETS is underlined, yet we currently have no certainty that the UK will remain within the EU ETS on Brexit, or that there will be any commitment, if not, that a substantive and internationally connected UK trading scheme will be established...

Business of the House (12 Oct 2017)

Pete Wishart: ...the business for next week. Well, that was a successful conference recess for the right hon. Lady and her party! They have all returned full of peace, love and understanding, all united—well, the Brexiteers are all united against the Chancellor anyway. We desperately need an urgent debate about the consequences of a no-deal hard Brexit if that lot are seriously contemplating going...

International Trade: Trade White Paper (12 Oct 2017)

Hannah Bardell: White Papers are all good and well, but yesterday the Scottish Government published a report showing what is at stake for business as the UK edges closer to the Brexit cliff edge. We know that the Secretary of State has consulted the business community to find out how it will be affected, but will he commit today to publishing the findings, as called for by a range of MPs across the House,...

International Trade: Car Exports (12 Oct 2017)

Chris Williamson: ..., will the Minister say how the highly skilled workforce at Toyota in Derbyshire will be able to find comparable employment, in the event that of Toyota relocates thanks to the Government’s botched Brexit negotiations?

International Trade: Foreign Direct Investment (12 Oct 2017)

Barry Sheerman: ..., for instance, Huddersfield, where we have a strong manufacturing sector, or Leeds, where we have a financial sector? Not one person I meet in those sectors wants us to continue with this folly of Brexit. [Interruption.]

International Trade: Leaving the EU: Trade Policy (12 Oct 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...state after the UK leaves the EU. What discussions has the Minister had with his counterparts in Northern Ireland regarding future trade and investment opportunities and potential issues post-Brexit?

International Trade: WTO Tariff Rate Quotas (12 Oct 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: I understand that Britain and the EU have now formally informed WTO members of how they would like quotas to be split after Brexit, but the Trump Administration and seven WTO members have already rejected the proposals. What will the Secretary of State do to ensure that a deal on quotas is achieved?

International Trade: Topical Questions (12 Oct 2017)

Henry Smith: The EU Commission seems hellbent on damaging the economies of the remaining member states through its Brexit negotiations, so will my right hon. Friend say what preparations are being made for no deal?

Women and Equalities: Gender Pay Gap (12 Oct 2017)

David Hanson: ...in Wales, funded by the European social fund. What assessment has the Minister made of the use of that fund to help to close the gender pay gap? Will she examine this, to replicate it post-Brexit?

Finance Bill: Business Investment Relief (11 Oct 2017)

Kirsty Blackman: ...that household debt is spiralling and that their savings are going down. If the Tories are doing such a good job, why are people poorer as a result? One of our concerns is that we are facing a hard Brexit that will significantly damage the economy, but measures such as this one, which is projected to bring in only a small amount of investment from non-doms, will not undo the damage created...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Oct 2017)

Jeremy Corbyn: Sadly, universal credit is only one of a string of failures of this Government. Everywhere we look we see a Government in chaos. On the most important issues facing this country it is a shambles: Brexit negotiations that have made no progress; Bombardier and other workers facing redundancy; most working people worse off; young people pushed into record levels of debt; 1 million elderly people...


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