Philip Dunne calls on the Government to maximise the opportunity of the COP 26 conference for the UK to take the lead on net zero emissions and to encourage communities and industry to help identify practical steps that can be taken.
Philip Dunne welcomes the Prime Minister’s proposals to replace the Northern Ireland backstop without the need for physical infrastructure as is already the case with cross border trade with different currencies and different VAT rates.
Philip Dunne highlights the seriousness with which the Government are seeking to respect the Good Friday agreement and highlights the existing customs procedures in the north and south of Ireland used by companies which import and export to countries outside the EU.
Philip Dunne welcomes the UK Finance announcement on Community Access to Cash scheme to help rural communities identify suitable locations for ATMs and asks what reassurance on security can be provided to businesses that offer sites.
Following the Government statement on the recent unlawful award of arms export licences to Saudi Arabia, Philip Dunne highlights the recent attach on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and calls on the Government to act responsibly to ensure that we stand by our allies when they come under attack..
Philip Dunne questions Government on efforts to ensure that business confidence in Hong Kong is maintained so that the city remains the vibrant financial centre that is so important in international trade.
Following the Foreign Secretary’s statement on Iran, Philip Dunne asks for an update on efforts to broaden the International Maritime Security Construct to ensure that as many nations as possible are involved in maintaining freedom of navigation in the strait of Hormuz.
Philip Dunne questions the Foreign Secretary about the use of international bodies to support the UK’s case that China should uphold its obligations to the people of Hong Kong, with the one country, two systems approach.
Philip Dunne backs Foreign and Commonwealth Ministers efforts to secure the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and condemns those seeking to use this humanitarian case for party political advantage.