Trade Bill: 17th July 2018

Stephen Hammond The Minister is a generous man— Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) And a good man. Stephen Hammond And a good man, as my right hon. Friend says, and I know that he is fulfilling the Government’s wishes. But I remind him that I stood on a Conservative manifesto that said we were leaving “the” … Continue reading Trade Bill: 17th July 2018

Leaving the EU: 9th July 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) I commend the Prime Minister for this plan. In particular, I congratulate her on her leadership in the past few days. She said she would listen to business, and she clearly has listened to business. However, there are concerns that there are no details of the Government’s plan for services. What … Continue reading Leaving the EU: 9th July 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Would the right hon. Lady like to find out? Will she give way? Mr Deputy Speaker (Sir Lindsay Hoyle) Order. Can we please have a little less noise from the Back Benches? The right hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry) will be called to speak early in the debate and we … Continue reading

Windrush: 30th April 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his appointment and pay handsome tribute to his predecessor. The Windrush scandal really should not have taken us by surprise: it is the natural consequence of a system that has as its default position an assumption that a person is here illegally, with the … Continue reading Windrush: 30th April 2018

Windrush: 23rd April 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) I commend the Home Secretary for her statement and her actions, as well as for her openness and honesty, and the apology that she and the Prime Minister have given. But we are still not being honest in this place. The Labour party did not vote against the Immigration Act 2014. [Interruption.] I … Continue reading Windrush: 23rd April 2018

Syria: 16th April 2018

Mr Speaker Order. I am keen to accommodate the level of interest in the House. This is an extremely important occasion, and in my experience the Prime Minister never complains about having to answer questions—or at least she never does to me anyway. I am very grateful for that, and I appreciate that, but it … Continue reading Syria: 16th April 2018

European Council: 26th March 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) May I commend the Prime Minister for her statement today? It was noticed by many people that our European Union colleagues and allies acted more quickly in support of the Prime Minister’s firm and fully proper actions against Russia than the President of the United States. What guarantees can she give … Continue reading European Council: 26th March 2018

Hate Crime: 12th March 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) I just want to put on the record the fact that the mayor of Broxtowe, Halimah Khaled, just happens to be a Muslim. She happens to be the first person of colour to be mayor of Broxtowe and she is its first Muslim mayor. She also happens to be a Tory. … Continue reading Hate Crime: 12th March 2018

Trade Bill: 9th January 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Will the hon. Gentleman give way on that point? Barry Gardiner I will not give way again on that point. Anna Soubry rose— Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West) (SNP) rose— Barry Gardiner I will give way a little later to both the right hon. Lady and the hon. and learned Lady, … Continue reading Trade Bill: 9th January 2018

Paradise Papers: 6th November 2017

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Can my right hon. Friend confirm that this country is now leading the world on tackling tax avoidance? How does the action of consecutive Conservative Chancellors compare with the non-action of consecutive Labour Chancellors? Mel Stride As my right hon. Friend knows, one of the measures of how on top or … Continue reading Paradise Papers: 6th November 2017

Universal Credit Roll-out: 24th October 2017

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Does my hon. and learned Friend agree that the Opposition’s motion would have had more credibility if it had included the word “fix”? There was no mention of that. It was simply about a pause. Lucy Frazer I do agree, because it would have identified what they were addressing.