Speeches in Parliament

Trade Bill

I thought it would be helpful to set out my thinking regarding New Clause 4 to the Trade Bill.

I agree with about the importance of effective Parliamentary scrutiny; however, it is my view that the provisions outlined in New Clause 4 are not necessary.

Westminster Hall Debate: Post Brexit Customs

Yesterday I led a debate on post-Brexit customs arrangements. We must ensure we protect jobs and businesses, avoid a hard border in Ireland, and reflect the realities at our ports. 

You can read the full debate by clicking here. 

Schools Admissions Code Adjournment Debate

Thank you to everyone who has contacted me about my Adjournment debate on summerborn and premature schools admissions, and everyone who watched the debate so late in the evening.