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

Ann Clwyd: ...allow us more control over issues such as immigration, while maintaining close ties with the EU, particularly in the economic sphere. Yet the leader of the Labour group in the European Parliament, Richard Corbett, points out that the political declaration on the future relationship between the UK and EU—rather crucial, one would have thought—cobbled together almost as an afterthought,...

Arts: Impact of Brexit - Motion to Take Note (11 Oct 2018)

Lord Bragg: ...the Brexiteers do not like experts, but here are some inescapable facts from an industry that is remarkably efficient and has gathered in outstanding talents from many new generations since 1945. Richard Corbett MEP has pointed out that only 2% of people in the music world thought Brexit would be good for the industry. Today our musicians travel freely; connections are essential in the...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (4th Day) (30 Apr 2018)

Lord Callanan: ...we would not want to try to force this House to a vote before it is ready. In reply to my noble friend Lord Balfe, we are engaging extensively with the European Parliament. Indeed, I have met with Richard Corbett, as well as many other MEPs. We have been engaging at a ministerial level, from the Prime Minister downwards. I myself have visited Brussels and Strasbourg and attended many...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (13 Sep 2017)

Work and Pensions: Universal Credit roll-out. 9:30 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Councillor Fiona Colley, Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance, Southwark Council Councillor Jane Corbett, Assistant Mayor of Liverpool and Mayoral Lead on Fairness and Tackling Poverty, Liverpool City Council Donna Gallagher, Universal Credit Implementation Manager, Your Homes Newcastle Nicky Kingston, Area Manager, Incomes Team, Plymouth Community Homes Jeremy Hewer,...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (18 Jan 2017)

European Union Committee: European Parliament visit 17 – 19 January 2017. 9:00 am; Other
Witnesses: ...MEP, European Parliament (at 3:30 PM) Mr Max Andersson MEP, European Parliament Mr Morten Løkkegaard MEP, European Parliament Ms Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP, European Parliament (at 4:45 PM) Mr Richard Corbett MEP, European Parliament (at 5:30 PM) Mr Ashley Fox MEP, European Parliament

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (26 Feb 2014)

Energy and Climate Change: Low carbon innovation. 9:30 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ..., RenewableUK, Dr Keith MacLean, Policy and Research Director, SSE, Susanne Baker, Senior Climate and Environment Policy Adviser, EEF and Will McDowall, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources; Dr Richard Leese, Director, Energy and Climate Change, Mineral Products Association, Joe Corbett, Head of Technology, Mainstream Renewable Power, Friends of the Supergrid, Filomena La Porta, Head of...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (3 Dec 2013)

European Union: Role of National Parliaments in the EU. 4:00 pm; Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 4.10pm) evidence will be heard from Dr Richard Corbett, Member of the Cabinet of the President, European Council

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note (24 Oct 2013)

Baroness Donaghy: ...’ rights but no one can afford to throw their teddy bear down just because a problem is difficult. We can do some things now, without waiting for a referendum or fresh negotiations; I thank Richard Corbett for some of this information. First, there is already a requirement for EU proposals to go to national parliaments first, with eight weeks’ notice before they are dealt with in...

Draft House of Lords Reform Bill: Motion to Take Note (Continued) (30 Apr 2012)

Lord Lea of Crondall: ..., the Labour group wrote unanimously to Tony Blair five years ago in answer to his request, "Have you got any ideas?". I had a hand in writing the letter, as a matter of fact, along with Robin Corbett. We had a whole string of things, including a statutory appointments commission which would entail the Labour Party, as well as the other parties, looking seriously at reducing prime...

Contaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) Bill [HL]: Second Reading (22 Oct 2010)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, I am glad to follow the noble Lord, Lord Corbett of Castle Vale, because I identify so strongly with the points of principle that he has made. However, I fear that I will be unable to articulate them with anything like his eloquence. I add my voice in support of the Bill. I shall be brief. It is unnecessary to go over the whole sorry history of this tragedy-indeed, this...

EU: Codecision (EUC Report): Motion to Take Note (28 Jan 2010)

Lord Hannay of Chiswick: ...than never. I shall add one or two remarks about the intervention of the noble Lord, Lord Willoughby de Broke, who referred to a question from the noble Baroness, Lady Symons, which he put to Mr Corbett. It was a slight pity that he did not enlighten the House of Mr Corbett's reply. The loss of Mr Corbett to the European Parliament to the benefit of the British National Party at the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Contracts (24 Mar 2009)

Jacqui Smith: ...Jeffery Round Jennifer Brown Jessica Jacobson Jim LeBeau Jo Moran Ellis John Spincer John Tierney John Witton Jonathan Shepherd Joseph P. Hornick Joyce Green Joyce Plotnikoff Joyce Plotnikoff/Richard Woolfson Judith Watson Julie Vennard K International Katia Amore Keith Soothill Ken Pease Kris Bush Leslie J Moran Leslie L Davidson Lexicon Ltd. Liz Kelly Lucent Ludwig Kraus M&A Research...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Olympic Games 2012 (3 Mar 2009)

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the papers by General Sir Richard Dannatt on moving the proposed Olympic shooting venue from Greenwich to the National Shooting Centre, Bisley, and the comments of the National Rifle Association on the suggestion.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Art Works: Exports (6 Oct 2008)

Andy Burnham: ...of London Case 14 The archive of G King and Son Case 15 A collection of manuscripts and printed maps mounted and cut as jigsaws, housed in a mahogany cabinet Case 17 A painting by Richard Parkes Bonnington, 'French Coast with Fishermen' Case 18 The archive of General Sir Eyre Coote 2002-03 Case 1 A full suit of armour c. 1495 Case 2 A pair of George IV ormolu...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Art Works: Exports (6 Oct 2008)

Andy Burnham: ... Case 13 Four silver wine coolers: one pair by Robert-Joseph Auguste of Paris and one pair by Parker and Wakelin of London Case 14 The archive of G King and Son Case 17 A painting by Richard Parkes Bonnington, "French Coast with Fishermen" Case 18 The archive of General Sir Eyre Coote Of the 23 items recommended by the Committee to warrant an export bar in 2002-03, no items...

Disability Rights (5 Jun 2008)

Lord Morris of Manchester: ...this anniversary is due primarily to the inflexible commitment to making life better for disabled people of my noble friends Lady Royall, Lady Massey and Lord Grocott, and my noble friend Lord Corbett with whom I have been closely associated since 1964 when, already in government, I was with Fred Peart at the Ministry of Agriculture and Robin—that is, the noble Lord, Lord Corbett, not...

Orders of the Day: European Union (Amendment) Bill (21 Jan 2008)

Edward Davey: ..., to replace them with one document: a new constitution. I believe that people have passed over that point and failed to grasp its significance. The Labour Member of the European Parliament, Richard Corbett, has it right when he points out that the DNA of mice and human beings is 90 per cent. the same—it is just that the remaining 10 per cent. is quite important. It is the same with the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: European Affairs (11 Dec 2007)

Michael Connarty: ...Tuesday but still do not know what it means. How would citizens get together so pressurise that great bureaucracy? Last week, I also heard statements again and again—including from the rapporteur Richard Corbett, of the Party of European Socialists, and a member of the Labour party. He did not think that the yellow and orange cards would be workable; he said that they would never be...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Defence: Defence (14 Nov 2007)

Bruce Crawford: ...and Barbuda His Excellency Mr Federico Mirre Ambassador Embassy of the Argentine Republic His Excellency Dr Vahe Gabriel Yan Ambassador Embassy of the Republic of Armenia His Excellency The Hon Richard Alston High Commissioner Australian High Commission Her Excellency Mrs Gabriele Matzner-Holzer Ambassador Embassy of Austria His Excellency Mr Rafael Ibrahimov Ambassador Embassy of the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Defence: Defence (7 Nov 2007)

Bruce Crawford: ...Mohamed Salah Dembri Her Excellency Mrs Ana Maria Teles Carreira His Excellency Dr Carl Roberts His Excellency Mr Federico Mirre His Excellency Dr Vahe Gabriel Yan His Excellency The Hon Richard Alston Her Excellency Mrs Gabriele Matzner-Holzer His Excellency Mr Rafael Ibrahimov His Excellency Mr Basil G O’Brien CMG Mrs Maria Rosa Picart de Francis Mr Yusuf M Jameel His...

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