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Oral Conribution: 31st October, 2018

It is a great pleasure to follow Maggie Throup who spoke with great passion and knowledge about her constituency.

Madam Deputy Speaker, I do not know whether you watch Match of the Day 2 on a Sunday night, but the presenter always ends by saying, “2 Bad, 2 Good”, and they choose two bad incidents from that week’s football games and two good. I thought that I would adopt the same approach on the Budget—[Interruption.] No, I want to be generous and have the two good things...

 
 
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EDM Supported: 31st October, 2018

That this House notes the entirely unprovoked and racist verbal attack on Ms Delsie Gayle onboard a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London; further notes that Ryanair failed to move the perpetrator but instead moved Ms Gayle to another seat...

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Oral Question: 30th October, 2018

Does the Minister agree that the land of Genghis Khan is now a beacon of freedom and democracy in the region, and that its foreign policy of encouraging rapprochement between the two Koreas and developing diplomatic and economic third neighbours throughout the world beyond Russia and China is a good opportunity for the United Kingdom?
 
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Oral Question: 30th October, 2018

What assessment he has made of UK diplomatic relations with Mongolia.
 
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EDM Supported: 30th October, 2018

That this House calls on the Government to meet the full cost to schools of the pay increases to teachers announced by the Government in response to the recommendations of the School Teachers' Review Body...

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Oral Contribution: 23rd October, 2018

It gives me great pleasure to speak in praise of BBC Parliament, which is the most watched and most successful dedicated parliamentary TV channel in the world...