Jesse Norman, Minister at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, responds to an Urgent Question on representations he has made to the Chinese Communist party following the attack on Hong Kong protesters at the Chinese consulate in Manchester.
Whilst recognising that the Northern Ireland protocol needs to work better, that the EU has been intransigent and that we need an improved and supported political settlement in Northern Ireland, Jesse Norman outlines why this Bill is not the answer.
Jesse Norman speaks out against the sell off of Channel 4 as unnecessary when there are greater concerns such as cost of living and inflation and to sell it makes no economic sense. He says we should not sell it; but should support it in any way we can to continue to commission the highly innovative, risky and interesting forms of programming, for which we celebrate it.
Jesse Norman intervenes in a backbench debate on the strategic priorities for Ofwat to highlight the problem of pollution in the River Wye and the need for a cross-border or all-rivers strategy to tackle phosphate pollution.
Following the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the UK’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Jesse Norman raises the issue of football - club ownership, property and shareholdings, and the future participation of Russian clubs in international matches.