Speeches in Parliament

Questions at the Despatch Box

This week, I took questions from members of the House about various issues under my brief as Minister of State for Transport.

Delegated Legislation Committee - Operation Brock

On Tuesday October 18th, I spoke to the Delegated Legislation Committee to consider the draft Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) Order 2019. Above is a short clip of my statements. 

Westminster Hall Debate relating to Leaving the EU

On the 4th February 2019, I responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate on 'E-petition 224908 relating to leaving the European Union'. Here a sample of the proceedings...

Exiting the European Union Committee

On the 9th January 2019, I stood before the Exiting the European Union Committee, where I was questioned for over two hours on the progress of the UK’s negotiations with the European Union. This due to my role as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.

Response on whether we should "rescind Article 50"

On the 10 September I responded on behalf of the Government to an e-petition debate discussing whether we should "rescind Article 50 if Vote Leave has broken Electoral Laws regarding the 2016 referendum".

First Time At The Despatch Box

The 18 July was my first time at the despatch box answering oral questions on our future relationship with the European Union in my capacity as the Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department of Exiting the European Union. 

Delivering a message from the Queen to the House!

Returning from the summer recess it was my job, as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, to formally provide the House with an answer from Her Majesty in reply to a response addressing this House. It is only a minute long, take a look at the video below!

Chris Heaton-Harris MP Speaks Out Against European Commission Spending

Chris demonstrated to the House of Commons in a recent speech how the European Commission spends European Taxpayers' monies on groups that promote "ever closer Union" and a more politically, fiscally and economically intergrated European Union. This is a copy of the speech in which Chris explains what sort of groups get money from just one of the hundreds (if not more) different budget lines that the European Commission distributes money to those who support it.