Andrew Bridgen raises his concerns that, despite the Prime Minister’s assurances it would be temporary, if the House approved the withdrawal agreement we risk being trapped in the backstop indefinitely.
Andrew Bridgen questions the Attorney General on comments made by recently retired president of the EFTA court, Dr Carl Baudenbacher, who said “It is absolutely unbelievable that a country like the UK, which was the first country to accept independent courts, would subject itself to this?”
Andrew Bridgen highlights Oakthorpe Primary School’s gold award for mental health and wellbeing from Leeds Beckett University and asks the Government about support available for schools to help them deal with children’s mental health issues.
Following the Government statement on Russian action in the sea of Azov and the subsequent declaration of martial law in parts of Ukraine, Andrew Bridgen asks what representations were made to Russia during the illegal construction of the Kerch bridge.
Following the Prime Minister’s statement on the negotiations to leave the European Union, Andrew Bridgen questions the PM about the process for leaving the backstop, should it come into operation, and raises his concerns that the process would be subject to EU member states’ individual vetoes so that France will demand fishing rights and Spain will demand rights over Gibraltar.