Results 1–20 of 1554 for brexit in the 'Commons debates'

Pension Equality for Women (14 Dec 2017)

Carolyn Harris: ...they have worked very hard over many years. What about women born in the 1950s who have left this country to live in other parts of Europe? They are not only concerned about how their lives will pan out after Brexit; they are currently feeling extremely vulnerable and, to be honest, left out in the cold when it comes to their pension. Those women do not have an MP to voice their concerns,...

Business of the House (14 Dec 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: ...hon. Lady asked about viewing the sectoral analysis. She will be aware that the Government have satisfied the terms of the motion. Mr Speaker, you have just confirmed that you have taken advice from the Brexit Committee, which is satisfied that there has been no contempt. On further representations, you have confirmed that that remains your view. On ACOs—this is an important...

Speaker's Statement (14 Dec 2017)

John Bercow: ...I have sent today to those hon. Members who have written to me recently asking me to grant precedence to matters of privilege, relating to the motion agreed by the House on 1 November covering Brexit impact assessments. Several Members have sought precedence to raise an alleged contempt in relation to the accounts that Ministers have given over the past 15 months of the sectoral analysis...

Exiting the European Union: Support for Farmers (14 Dec 2017)

Wendy Morton: I recently met local farmers in my constituency and representatives from the National Farmers Union, and understandably, Brexit was one of the things we discussed. Will my hon. Friend assure farmers across the west midlands and the rest of the UK that he has given consideration to the supply of adequate seasonal labour on which many farmers rely?

Exiting the European Union: Economic Effects: Customs Union (14 Dec 2017)

Joan Ryan: ...he was in front of the Select Committee, the Secretary of State admitted that the Government had undertaken no quantitative assessment. Why is it that every time we ask a question in relation to Brexit, we get a different answer depending on the time, the day, or the Minister? If the Government simply cannot, or will not, say whether leaving the customs union will make Britain poorer, does...

Exiting the European Union: EU Tangible Assets: UK Share (14 Dec 2017)

Paul Flynn: ...else, and was a choice between Operation Fear and Operation Lies, is it not appropriate that we listen to all those independent bodies that have looked at the prospects and decided that no Brexit would be better than any Brexit? Is it not time to think about a second, well-informed confirmation referendum?

Exiting the European Union: Aviation Sector (14 Dec 2017)

Pauline Latham: I thank the Minister for that answer. Given that the European Aviation Safety Agency is very important to the aerospace and aviation industries, when will it be discussed in the Brexit negotiations, as all users, such as Rolls-Royce in Derbyshire, want clarity?

Exiting the European Union: Negotiated Settlement: Referendum (14 Dec 2017)

Steve Double: Following events in the Chamber last night, some prominent members of the remain campaign took to Twitter saying that this was another step towards their aim of preventing Brexit. Will the Secretary of State please confirm and reassure the 17.4 million people who voted to leave that this Government are absolutely committed to delivering a positive Brexit for this country?

Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions (14 Dec 2017)

Eddie Hughes: On the basis that nothing is agreed until everything is agreed, can my right hon. Friend assure the people of Willenhall and Bloxwich who voted overwhelmingly for Brexit that we will not pay a penny to the EU if we do not get a free trade deal?

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: International treaties and agreements (13 Dec 2017)

Hannah Bardell: The House has heard many technical and legalistic arguments focused on the economic, trade and legal impacts of our leaving the EU, but so far in the Brexit process and debate, the interests of children and their rights have been barely mentioned. That said, I was pleased to hear the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow Central (Alison Thewliss) about baby milk and the related...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement (13 Dec 2017)

Angus MacNeil: Brexit has had many titles, but in my view it is fast becoming the Laurel and Hardy Brexit, because it is one never-ending fine mess—a multifaceted fine mess, indeed. My hon. Friend the Member for Inverclyde (Ronnie Cowan) keeps a running total on how time is passing. It is 530 days since the Brexit vote, when apparently all the voters knew what they were voting for, yet we are still...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Economy (13 Dec 2017)

Anna McMorrin: The fact that this imperialist UK Government have excluded the Welsh Government from Brexit is putting at risk the devolution that has lasted for 20 years. The Welsh Government have always played an integral part in EU negotiations. Will the Secretary of State commit himself to continuing that well-established practice and avoid a constitutional crisis by ensuring that the Welsh Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: WTO Tariffs (13 Dec 2017)

Nick Thomas-Symonds: Last Friday’s progress report on the negotiations was described by the Brexit Secretary as a mere “statement of intent”. Is that the position of the Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Legislative Consent Motion (13 Dec 2017)

David Davies: ...who claim to represent Wales—and indeed any party that claims to be the party of Wales—support this Government and this Prime Minister in delivering the legislative consent motion and the Brexit that the people of Wales voted for?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Negotiations (13 Dec 2017)

Liz Saville-Roberts: Following weeks of chaos, the Government have realised that their original Brexit promises were the stuff of fantasy. They conceded on continuous regulatory alignment with Europe but, hand in hand with Labour, the Westminster Tory Government remain ideologically committed to severing Wales’s membership of the single market and the customs union. Will the Secretary of State tell us how...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Trade (13 Dec 2017)

Sheryll Murray: ..., there are amazing businesses that are the lifeblood of the local economy, from first-class tourist accommodation to delicious food and drink producers. Does my right hon. Friend agree that Brexit will provide additional trading opportunities for them and for companies across Wales?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Dec 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: ...Prime Minister will be able to take to that memorial service the thoughts and prayers of every Member in this House, from across all parties. My right hon. Friend has said that at the end of the Brexit process Members of Parliament will have an opportunity to vote on the deal. Can she confirm that it is still her intention to hold such a vote?

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Regulations to deal with deficiencies arising from withdrawal - Independent Report (12 Dec 2017)

Stephen Kinnock: .... They are, as it were, the traffic lights that keep the traffic flowing around our economy, and the shields that protect our fundamental rights and freedoms. I turn my attention to the impact that Brexit will have on the vital role that EU agencies currently play. We all know that the transition phase will, in essence, be a carbon copy of the status quo minus our representation in the EU...

King’S College Hospital Foundation Trust (12 Dec 2017)

Ben Bradshaw: ...cannot do what the Government are asking it to do with the current money. Is it not clear that there will be no £350 million a week extra for the NHS? There will be less, because of the impact of Brexit and the economic incompetence of this Conservative Government.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric and Autonomous Vehicles (12 Dec 2017)

Barry Sheerman: The Secretary of State knows that no assessment of the impact of Brexit on the sector has been carried out by anyone, apart from the RAND Corporation, which told us this morning that this and every other sector will be deeply harmed by Brexit. What does he say in response to that important and thorough investigation?


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