Parliamentary News

  • Nato | European Union (Withdrawal) Bill | Commons debates

    Posted June 20, 2018


    I will not give way. I believe we need at a future date to spend time in the House discussing the relationship between PESCO and NATO in order to advise the NATO Parliamentary Assembly how to…

  • Nato | European Union (Withdrawal) Bill | Commons debates

    Posted June 20, 2018


    This has been a very wide-ranging and cross-party debate, with Members agreeing on many areas. In the brief time I have, I want to raise one issue that worries me immensely about the future of…

  • Nato | European Union (Withdrawal) Bill | Commons debates

    Posted June 20, 2018


    Going back to the naval issue and equipping NATO, does my right hon. Friend agree that that is about not just increasing the level of spending to 2%, but where it is invested? The Royal Navy is…

  • Rail Timetabling | Commons debates

    Posted June 4, 2018


    My constituents at Garforth, Micklefield and Woodlesford stations are agog at how bad the trains have got, and I lay the blame for a lot of this at the door of Network Rail, not the Secretary of…

  • Transport Secretary: East Coast Franchise | Commons debates

    Posted May 23, 2018


    The hon. Member for York Central (Rachael Maskell) commented on the French nationalised railways. Does my hon. Friend agree that they are in terrible straits, and that the President has…