Speeches in Parliament

Holocaust Memorial Day debate

It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Swansea East (Carolyn Harris), and indeed all the Members who have spoken so movingly today. The holocaust is a subject that is difficult to approach.

Questions to the Prime Minister

Gillian Keegan: To mark Holocaust Memorial Day a Chichester choir will be coming to Parliament to perform “Push”, a moving opera about the life of Simon Gronowski, who was pushed off a train by his mother to spare him from certain death at Auschwitz.

Home Office Questions

Gillian Keegan: As the Minister might have seen, Oxford University recently suspended grants from telecoms firm Huawei due to security concerns. In the same week, Germany joined the growing number of our allies and intelligence partners by blocking the company from its 5G network.

DEFRA Questions

Gillian Keegan MP: T2. I recently spent a day with Sussex police and the Environment Agency checking permits on vans and lorries carrying toxic waste.

Questions to the Prime Minister

Gillian Keegan: No country has ever left the EU using article 50, so I do not underestimate the challenge, but back in the real world, businesses up and down the country—with the possible exception of Wetherspoon—are extremely disappointed with last night’s vote, and short-term investment decisio

Questions to the Secretary of State for DCMS

Gillian Keegan MP: Growers and farmers in Chichester are very high-tech— we have cows wearing collars that upload real-time health data, and computer-controlled hydroponics—but all that requires high-speed connectivity, and many businesses are now taking a hit.

Parking (Code of Practice) Bill

I, too, add my thanks to my right hon. Friend the Member for East Yorkshire (Sir Greg Knight) for all his work on this important Bill and for sticking up for the consumer, consumer rights and the small guy in the street.