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CSPAN
Apr 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
. later, the george galloway u.s. been reelected to the house ask the prime minister if he will reconsider moving up the 2014 withdrawal of british troops in afghanistan. this is just over 35 minutes. >> order. questions for the prime minister. naomi. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i am sure the whole house will wish to pay tribute to those servicemen who have fallen since we last met for prime minister's question time, captain rupert bowers from second battalion the mercian regiment, sergeant luke taylor from the royal marines, lance corporal michael foley from the adjutant general's corps, and corporal jack stanley, from the queen's royal hussars, who died on sunday, april 8. i will have more meetings later today. >> naomi long. >> i would like to also offer my condolences. in the northern ireland area, party political donations are not subject the same publication rules. will the prime minister commit to bringing the northern ireland publication rules into line with the rest of the u.k., and further, with the demonstrate his commitment by following our lead and publishing volunte
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2013 12:00am EDT
high and rinse george of cambridge. i'm sure i speak for the whole nation in sending our congratulations and wish them and prince george a very happy and healthy life. i can assure all members they will be able to offer their own congratulations next monday in a formal motion is moved in a proper way. this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others and i shall have further such meetings later today. there has been a spate of good economic news and around the country. unemployment is down and the economy is growing. manufacturing is up, exports are up. stop messing around, give it up and abandon plan b. my friend makes an important point. we have had welcome news over the summer. business confidence is at its highest level since january, 2008 third consumer confidence is up and all the figures on construction, manufacturing, all going in the right direction. we must not be complacent. these are early days, but it is because of the tough decisions that this government took that we can now see progress. the party told us that unemployment would go up, it w
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2015 9:01pm EST
. in his absence, george osborne took questions from the house of commons. he was asked about emergency response efforts in northwest reaction tohis recent remarks by donald trump regarding muslims. this is 35 minutes. order. questions to the prime minister. mr. george osborne: the prime minister is visiting poland and romania, and i have been asked to reply. this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. in addition to my duties in the house, i shall have further such meetings later today. >> as christmas draws closer, the chancellor will know people are having difficulty in making ends meet will not experience much good will in the season of good will if they fall into the clutches of loan sharks as they try to buy presents for their families, so why is he choosing now to cut the budget of the birmingham-based england illegal money-lending team by a third, when they have helped 24,000 loan shark victims to get £63 million of illegal debts written off? will he have a word with his friend the business secretary, who seems to be refusing to answer questions from the
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2016 8:59pm EST
(george freeman) made massive progress. will the prime minister confirm that if the programme is successful with the first five to 10 drugs in the first year, it will be extended to further drugs in following years? >> my hon. friend is right to welcome the accelerated access review and to pay tribute to my hon. friend the member for mid norfolk (george freeman), who has done so much to place life sciences in the uk on the agenda and to ensure that the uk develops as the best possible place to develop new drugs, which is exactly what we want to see. the department of health will look at the review's recommendations and respond to them shortly. this is an important development in our ability to accelerate access to drugs, which is to the benefit of patients. >> in recent weeks, three government ministers have expressed three different views on what will happen, while industry cries out for clarity. i am talking not of brexit, surprisingly, but of the oil and gas industry. will the autumn statement provide additional support for the industry, or is the prime minister happy to sit b
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2013 12:00am EDT
. shortly after question time, chancellor george osborne announced a proposed 11.5 billion pounds in cuts and outlined the governments spending plans for 2015-2016. this is about 35 minutes. >> the prime minister, thank you, mr. speaker. this morning, i had meetings with my colleagues and i should have further meetings today.etih ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in this house, i shall have further such meetings later today. >> gordon henderson. >> many people who have mortgages are benefiting from historically low interest rates. >> want reassurance can my right honorable friend give my constituents of their mortgages will continue to be affordable under his governing? >> my friend makes an important point. we do and a record low interest rates and that is good news for homeowners, and what we needed is to stick to the plans we have set up, have a sensible fiscal policy so the bank of england can keep interest rates low. one piece of advice i won't be taking is on saturday the leader of the libby pardon city want to control borrowing but on sunday the s
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 9:00pm EDT
. george director of the mason university center for advancing correctional excellence looks at the cost effectiveness of the justice department, halfway house program. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> monday night on "first ladies." called a bigamist in the rachel jackson dies of an apparent i art attack. his niece later becomes the white house hostess and is later dismissed because of a scandal. angelica singleton, a widower ahmad and then marries him. -- a widower, then marries him. that is on c-span and c-span three, c-span radio and c- span.org. weekly question time, the british foreign minister david cameron answered questions on the british economy. i head of the budget address by the chancellor of the exchequer. he also talked about the eurozone bailout of cyprus. opposition leader@milligram said the situation in cyprus was undermining the basic trust across the eurozone. this is just over 30 minutes. time access to capital to fund those projects. >> order. questions to the prime minister. mr. philip david. >> mr. prime minister. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. spea
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. >> andrew george? >> thank you, mr. speaker. it has been satisfying government house-building strategy by growing faster than anywhere else. more than doubling its housing stock in the last 40 years yet the housing problems of local people have got dramatically worse over that time rather than grinding on another 20 years of a failed strategy which has turned it into a developer paradise building unaffordable housing. could the government give them the power on meeting the now desperate need of local families? >> well, i think we want to make sure that his region -- that his county of cornwell does not have only the power but the resources to make sure that there is more affordable housing for rent and for people to buy. and that's why in the budget this year, we announced nationally a further 400 million pounds to provide 9,000 more homes to rent or to buy. and in building britain's future which we announced last year, we put forward a further 1.5 billion pounds over the next two years so that we could have 20,000 energy-efficient, affordable homes for young families. some of which i'm s
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2015 8:59pm EDT
kristen soltis anderson, here are some other programs you might like. george will talks about his book, and nice little patch on the north side. yuval levin on national affairs magazine, and katie tablets on herbook. you can watch these anytime or search our video library. congress returns tomorrow with the house senate speeches and at 2 p.m. for alleged he did business. -- legislative business. federals running bills were taken off the agenda after last week derailment over a confederate flag amendment. they could consider federal drought relief. the senate is back. no word on changes for the no child left behind act. live coverage is on c-span and in the and it on seas than two -- the senate on c-span 2. >> tv is television for serious readers. join us for our live coverage of the harlem book fair. and on sunday, august 2 in-depth. we are live at our nations capital for the look festival, followed on sunday with our life in-depth program with lynne cheney. that is a few of the up coming live program. next, david cameron take questions from the house of commons. then carly fiorina at
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 12:00am EST
lord george. he went along with it. now, now, he hasn't kept his promise on all of us being in it together. two years ago, he said by 2015 "we will have balanced the books." can he explain why he has so badly failed to keep that promise? >> let me give you the figures. in 2009 there was 16,000 people earning more than a million. in 2010 when the rate went up, this plummeted to 6,000 people. therefore, because of his election gamut 50 p it cost the country seven billion pounds. when is he going to realize, tax rate is about raising money not about punishing success. that is what we need him to understand. that in terms of the deficit, we have cut the budget deficit by 25%. you will get an update of the progress in a minute. how on earth, can you deal with a borrowing problem when pledging to borrow more? >> let's be clear, mr. speaker, about his answer on 50 p. the answer to the problem -- the answer to the problem of tax avoidance is to give the people doing it a tax cut. that is the answer he gave. give them a big giveaway and the reality is -- the reality is that the prime minis
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2017 6:59am EST
begin with the tribute to father george thompson who died shortly before christmas. he led a remarkable life as a teacher, as priest and s&p member, we extend sympathies to his family. mr. speaker, we all care about peace process an democratic institutions in northern ireland, so may i wish the prime minister well, political parties all the best in trying to resolve the serious political difficulties there. will the prime minister tell us what the consequences be if no agreement can be found? >> may i join the right honorable gentleman in offering condolences of the family and friends of thompson. on the issue that she's raised about the political situation in northern northern ireland, made a statement in this house earlier this week on this issue. h spoke to the minister and performer -- former deputy minister and urging all parties to work together to find a way forward, i myself spoken about this issue so we are putting every effort into this. the legislation is it is within seven days. we don't have nomination for first minister, then the math would go to an election. >>
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2016 8:58pm EDT
. and frank maker with talks about his life and politics. he was campaign manager for george mcgovern in 1972. you can watch these anytime or search our entire video library at c-span.org. journal"'s "washington live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. jimnews contributor pinkerton will join us and talk about his recent article about the foreign policy choices of the trump administration. then, a senior fellow of the brookings institution will talk about marijuana legalization, which is on the ballot in five states. he will also discuss conflicts federal and state laws, especially in states where cannabis is legal. a constitutional law professor will join us to talk about the legal issues at play in the fbi's probe of hillary clinton's e-mail. be sure to watch c-span's "washington journal" monday morning. join the discussion. ministerbritish prime theresa may takes questions from members of the house of commons. then, hillary clinton at a rally in florida, followed by donald trump the to supporters in las vegas. at 11:00, another chance to see "q&a." >> dur
CSPAN
May 11, 2016 10:54pm EDT
obama and for george w. bush but what his own party has decided to prioritize. >> how much do you think donald trump will raise, how much will he spend and why will he not accept federal matching dollars? >> he had left open the possibility of accepting public financing, which is something that went out of favor in obama's campaign when he showed how much money he could raise. trump told us he decided against that, which means he'll have to raise money, which means go out to donors and get big checks or fund his own campaign. he said he will put in an unspecified amount of his own money. if he taxes about campaigns at that run heavily on rallies or heavy data operations with big staffs, he may not need as much money as past campaigns but that's a risk in and of itself, to run a slimmer campaign and to forego some of these things that have proved successful for previous candidates. >> already the speculation under way on who his running mate will be. any sense of who those individuals are and the timing of the announcement? >> we were a bit surprised to find out his list is very small at
CSPAN
May 15, 2016 11:59pm EDT
serving as a homeland security advisor to george w. in that capacity he coordinated the nation's counterterrorism infrastructure and disaster response and recovery efforts. he has an undergraduate degree from the university of virginia and his law degree from berkeley. the second witness, matthew olson, olson, president of consulting at iron net cyber security
CSPAN
Jun 24, 2013 12:35am EDT
the house ways and means subcommittee on health. this is an hour. >> author george r.r. martin wrote, most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. i worry that when it comes to medicare, that's too true for many in washington today. if medicare is just fine, as some claim, why the funding warning for the seventh straight year? if there is no problem that needs action now, then why have the assets in the trust fund shrunk by 15% from the projections made just five ye
CSPAN
Mar 27, 2016 9:00pm EDT
, unless week on c-span two. actor george to kite the star of the broadway musical "allegiance" which closed and february. a -- weasley sat down for for atly sat down conversation. this is an hour. mr. roosevelt: tonight we are very fortunate to have george takei joining us. ae incarceration of over hundred 20,000 people of japanese dissent 32nd world war. george was a part of that. his own childhood experiences in the program informed currently running broadway musical
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 12:00am EDT
takes questions at the house of commons. after that, george osborne, chancellor of the exchequer, talks about the british budget. then a house hearing on electronic privacy. tomorrow on "washington journal ," former republican national committee chairman michael steele talked about the future of the republican party. consumer advocate and former presidential candidate ralph nader discusses income inequality between ceo's and the typical wage earner. and the director of the george mason university center for advancing correctional excellence looks of the cost and effectiveness of the justice department halfway house program. live atton journal," 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. monday night, called a bigamist and adulterer during her husband's presidential campaign, rachel jackson dies of an apparent heart attack before andrew jackson takes office. his niece becomes the white house hostess but is later dismissed as fallout from a scandal. during the next administration, angelica van buren is the white house hostess for her father-in- law, president martin van buren, who is a widower. we incl
CSPAN
Oct 16, 2016 9:00pm EDT
analysis of the latest george washington university battleground poll, which provides information on potential election scenarios for president and congress. discusses theeart attitudes of millennials heading into the presidential election. and a recent online survey of students, age 14 to 23, and their views on government, their future and the nation's. watched c-span's "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. monday morning. members from the british house of commons questioned prime minister theresa may on the parliament's role in the brexit negotiations. later, she answered questions on immigration, the health care budget, and the u.k.' s role in syria. this is just over 40 minutes. undead area that can support and protect scottish jobs in scottish industry. >> order to questions to the prime minister. [shouting] >> thank you, mr. speaker. eight meetings in addition to my duties in this as i shall have further such meetings later today. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i work with the coalition government who are now seeking another contract covered a constituency amongst many i went and
CSPAN
Apr 20, 2016 9:55pm EDT
stiles, this year's history recipient recalls the life of general george armstrong custer in his book, custer's trial. jody takes look at isis in his book, black plague. go to book to booktv.org for the complete we can schedule. >> this sunday night on q&a, historian ron talks about the hit broadway musical, hamilton. based on his biography of alexander hamilton and the consulting work he did on the musical. >> you said to me right, is reading your book on vacation in mexico and as i was reading it hip-hop song started rising up and i said really. and and then he started telling me, hamilton's life was a classic hip-hop narrative and i was thinking what on earth is this guy talking about. i think it was he had a world-class ignoramus about hip-hop on the ham. my first question question him was can hip-hop be the vehicle of telling this kind of very large and complex story? he said i'm going to educate you about hip-hop and he did on the spot. he started pointing out that hip-hop you can pack more information into the lyrics than any other form it's very dense and rapid. he started tal
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 9:00pm EDT
senator george mcgovern, who died today at the age of 90, receives the 2009 freedom award from the u.s. capitol historical society. >> the fairness argument and level playing field is so important -- we would expect a lot of stores in california to see growing sales as customers flocked into their stores instead of buying on-line. do not hold your breath. that is not likely to be the case. case. people buy onlnie
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2013 9:00pm EDT
minister george papandreou and new york times columnist paul krugman. arguing against is newt gingrich and andre laffer. this is one hour and 25 minutes. ♪ >> you did not know which one of your arguments would be totally >> he has never said precipitous withdrawal. >>
CSPAN
Jun 9, 2013 9:00pm EDT
black president, whether jokingly or not. we look at george w. bush is the first legacy president. there are some similarities between bush and obama that have ot been discussed day. -- today. they probably both would be where they were today without who their father was. second of all, i would also say that a lot of the issues that really affect their future, -- affect our future, the bottom line is we have probably a president who is overmatched a little bit with the size and scope of the federal government. how do we keep track of all the things that are going on? how my supposed to know what is going on in all of these offices in cincinnati and benghazi? there are all of these things oing on? i think he's right. obama will probably be remembered as someone who is a first affirmative action president, who won the resident because of the color of his skin rather than anything else. i would like to discuss that point. the question is -- do you think hat obama is the first affirmative action president? cracks before we get to that, i personally take some affect -- some offense to the que
CSPAN
Jun 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
. talking about martha's, the things she gave george, that going to camp every winter was huge and he also. it was not just sally ford. it was every winter of the eight long years of the revolutionary war. and she hated it. it was dangerous. the roads were dangerous. she was a prime object of hostagetaking. but he was key to troop morrow. he felt that very strongly. he would organize the other officers wives and they would cook for the soldiers. they would sew for the soldiers, nurse the soldiers, put on entertainment for the soldiers. during the war, washington's genius was keeping the army together. washington would say he could not have done it without martha. he begged her to come to camp every year. so that she could work with the troops. and the troops adored her. >> as we continue our conversation on first ladies, leslie stall, cokie roberts, and akil reed-amar. 9:00 eastern on c-span. >> during this week's "question time," david cameron defended his government's proposed spending plan. after, chancellor george osborne announced a opposed 11.5 billion pounds in cuts and outline
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2009 9:00pm EDT
cast. a number of votes cast for each canted this was as follows. bercojohn bercow, 322. sir george young, 121. [applause] >> order. let's make sure we sign off properly. mr. john bercow has secured more than 50% of the ballots cast. question is, does mr. john bercow take its share of this house as speaker? as many add you can, save aye. i think they ayes have it. the ayes have it. congratulations, mr. speaker. >> my commitment to this house is to be completely impartial, as between members of one political party and another. that is what it is about. and i will do my best, faithfully and honorably and effectively, to serve this house in the period ahead. >> if the commons had problems, but boards had troubles of their own to dealt with. to -- two labour mp's were suspended. both men denied the allegations. two the other peers were told to apologize. >> the sunday times claims that these journalists masquerading as public affairs consultants seeking a higher said it was necessary to demonstrate something they could not be demonstrated any other way. i am aware that many members rega
CSPAN
Jun 8, 2016 10:22pm EDT
operation that george's performing in afghanistan afghanistan, that is primarily counterinsurgency focused to trading and the cooking not territorial defense. as does ukraine i cannot stay to give answers with your professional opinion what is the likely effect of russian behavior be if they withdrew its support from nato? >>. >> is a former ambassador to nato, i would say senator that would be a strategic from the united states. >> i could think of no greater gift to russia and no strategic folder me to the united states with the course of action. >> second question on the eve of the warsaw summer -- a segment how concerned are the european nato allies about a potential change in the u.s. level of support for nato? >> obviously allies are watching the debate here in the united states with a lot of interest as they always do. they footed and and as they find it very difficult to understand united states to break a seven year to a commitment that has served us so well. >> i will say in my conversations of my counterparts i have heard to pick it concerns but i think a lot of our part
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2015 12:01am EST
, george took questions from members of the house of commons. he was asked about emergency response efforts to flooding in northwest england and his response to recent comments by donald trump regarding muslims. this is 35 minutes. career in the civil service. >> order, questions to the prime minister? [shouting] >> i've been asked to reply. >> mr. speaker as christmas draws closer, people are having difficulty making end's meet. they felt 24,000 shops to get 63 million pounds. seems to be refusing to answer questions from the daily on >> order. mr. osborne: of course we take very seriously illegal loan sharks and, indeed, that of excessive interest charges on payday lending, which is why it was conservatives who introduced the first ever cap on payday lending. on the specific question he raises about funding for illegal money laundering and loan shark teams, we are looking at a levy on the industry to meet the requirements that he has identified. mr. david burrowes: following last week's vote, can my right honorable friend give us an update on action against the genocidal jihadists
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2015 11:59pm EDT
like. george will talking about his book. yual levin from the public policy center on national affairs. katie pablich on her book, assault and flattery. you can watch these anytime at www.c-span.org. >> book tv is television for serious readers. join us next saturday at 11:00 a.m. eastern for our all-day coverage of the harlem book fair with author talks and panel discussions featuring pamela newkirk and madea benjamin. saturday, september 5, we are live from the capital for the national book festival celebrating its 15th year, following sunday with senior fellow at the american enterprise institute lynn cheney. that is on book tv. >> next, prime minister david cameron takes questions from members of the house of commons. after that, a hearing on construction costs the u.s. embassy in kabul. in a discussion on key decisions in the u.s. in court. during his weekly question time, prime minister david cameron answer questions from members on the budget and economic expansion in the u.k. on the greek debt crisis, he said the government would take necessary precautions. several memb
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2016 8:58pm EDT
joining me in beauchamp for the upcoming british asparagus festival which starts on st. george's day and supports are fantastic farming industry? david cameron: i am happy to say that my honorable friend is only one constituency away. we share the same railway line. so if there is an opportunity for some great british asparagus i would be happy to join them. cai i take the prime minister back to his response to the honorable member? was a truly dreadful case. women's refuges are facing an absolute crisis. the changes that the government proposes to make the housing benefits and forced the closure of women's refuges. he needs urgently to look again at these changes. exempt,e makes refuges they will be closing up and down the country. cameron: what i would say to the honorable lady is that what we did in the last parliament with rape crisis centers, we are doing the same type of thing with these refuges. the 80 million pounds of funding is there. we have written to local authorities to make clear that this money is available to make sure that refuges are there. gilbert: the national autist
CSPAN
Jun 21, 2015 11:58pm EDT
meetings on european union negotiations. george osborne stood in for the prime minister during this week's question time. he took questions on european policy, job growth and combating terrorism. mr. speaker. [shouting] >> mr. speaker the transfer is in italy and i've been as a aaa. this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in this house, i shall have further such meetings later today. >> thank you mr. speaker. under this government leadership the construction of rental homes has fallen to a 20 year loan but since 20:10 p.m. housing benefit paid to private landlords has risen by 1.5 billion pounds. does the chance to understand the connection would you like to come to my next surgery so my constituents can explain it to him? him? >> well first of a of course we are aware there is an acute housing shortage in london which is why we need to build more homes. but i can tell her this. we build more council housing in the last five years than the entire 13 years of the last labour government. and i'm very happy to go there were we'll
CSPAN
Jun 21, 2015 9:00pm EDT
. chancellor of the exchequer and first secretary of state george osborne stood in for the prime minister during this week's question time. he took questions on british foreign policy, job growth, and combating terrorism. speaker: questions to the prime minister. heidi alexander. heidi alexander: number one, mr. speaker. mr. osborne: the prime minister is in italy and i have been asked to reply. this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in the house i shall have further such meetings later today. heidi alexander: under this government's leadership, the construction of social rented homes has fallen to a 20-year low, but since 2010 the amount of housing benefit paid to private landlords has risen by £1.5 billion. does the chancellor understand the connection or would he like to come to my next advice surgery so that my constituents can explain it to him? mr. osborne: of course we are aware that there is an acute housing shortage in london, which is why we need to build more homes, but i can tell the honorable lady that we built more c
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2016 11:58pm EDT
british asparagus festival which starts on saint george's day and to support? >> well, i'm happy to say that my honorable friend's constituency is only one constituency a way. we share the same railway line so there's an operative for great british asparagus, i would be very happy to join him. >> thank you, mr. speaker. can i take the prime minister back to his respond to the honorable mention -- member. it was a truly dreadful case it women to refugees, mr. speaker, are facing absolute crisis. that changes the government proposes to make do housing benefits will force the closure of the women's refugees. he needs urgently to look again at these changes because alessi makes refugees exempt, they will be closing up and down the country. will he do it? >> what i would say it is what we did in the last parliament with rape crisis centers we are doing the same type of thing with these refugees and that's why the 80 million pounds of funding is so important and that is why my right honorable friend has written to local authorities to explain that this money is available to make sure that
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
premature and law professors jonathan turley of george washington university and james simon of n.y.u. will look at the makeup of the supreme court and how it compares to past courts. back from his official visit to the u.s., british prime minister david cameron returns to the house of commons to take questions from the opposition leader and members of parliament. this week the prime minister was asked about his conversations with president obama about keeping the 2014 timetable for withdrawing troops from afghanistan. he also answered several questions on the economy, government support for returning soldiers and compensating small business owners who lost their property in last year's riots. from london, this is 30 minutes. >> the prime minister, mr. mark menzez. >> question number one, mr. speaker, thank you mr. speaker, this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, in addition to my duties in this house, i shall have several such meetings later today. >> small business is concerned that britain suffered from a culture. does the prime minister agree with me th
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2017 9:01pm EST
to father george thompson, who died shortly before christmas. he led a remarkable life as a teacher, as a priest, and as a smp member of parliament for galloway. we extend sympathies to his family. mr. speaker, all of us care about peace process and about the democratic institutions in northern ireland, so may i wish well, theminister secretary, the political parties, all the best in trying to resolve the serious political difficulties there. will the prime minister tell us what the consequences will be if no agreement can be found? pm may: first of all, may i join the right honorable gentleman in offering condolences of the family and friends of thompson? who as he said was the mp for galloway between 1974 and 1979 and i would leave was the first and mortar times to be ordained as a roman catholic priest. on the issue that he has raised about the political situation in northern ireland, we are treating this with the utmost seriousness. the secretary made a statement in this house earlier this week on this issue. he spoke with the first minister and former deputy first minister and
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2016 12:01am EST
others doing in this labour party shadow cabinet? mr. george howarth: the prime minister might know that there is a shakespeare connection to knowsley. will he lend his support to the proposal for a shakespearean theatre of the north to complete the triangle -- the globe theatre, stratford-on-avon and knowsley -- in a celebration of the work of shakespeare? prime minister cameron: that sounds like an excellent proposal. we should not try to constrain shakespeare to stratford, but make sure that this is a national, indeed, international celebration, so i shall look carefully at the proposal he makes. maggie throup: in derbyshire, the county council has announced plans to cut four care homes, including hillcrest in my constituency, as well as to axe sheltered housing wardens from march. this is clearly an attack on the elderly and vulnerable of derbyshire by an authority with a proven track record of wasting taxpayers' money. will my right honorable friend look into this dismal situation to ensure that all derbyshire residents have access to good levels of care? prime minister cameron: i a
the report and we should continue with that position. >> george howard. >> the prime minister kennedy and crime commission in commending the bravery, tremendous bravery of the police officers involved in the stabbing incident in my constituency and police being asked to do more and more with fewer and fewer resources? >> well, once again, i join the hon -- honorable gentleman, i think if i said earlier, our police officers brave i will go where others wouldn't go in order to protect the public. they do so much in the line of duty but also when they're off duty swell, they're prepared to go and face danger in order to protect us. on the issue of resources, i would simply remind him that we have protected police budget over the period of the comprehensive review spending settlement. >> order. [inaudible conversations] >> here on c-span we will leave the british house of commons as members move onto other business. you've been watching prime minister's question time aired live on wednesday at 7:00 a.m. eastern when parliament is in session. you can see the session sunday nights o
silicon gorge. i thought he said silicon george for a moment. it is essential that we have a balanced economy. a strong economy and the west of our country as well as in the south and the north. we are investing in transport. roads to the west country. improving rail links as well. we also need to make sure that this is effective across the country. angus: the timing of the forthcoming european union referendum is extremely important. the first ministers of scotland and wales and northern ireland have called for a commitment by the u.k. government not to hold a referendum in june which would clash with elections to the to the devolved legislatures. will try mr. give a commitment today? there is noer: agreement and so no date has yet been fixed for the referendum. we legislated to make sure we wouldn't hold a referendum at the same time as scottish or welsh elections. the former first minister of scotland said it would be wrong to hold a referendum within six weeks of those elections and i can guarantee that will happen. angus: the first ministers have written today saying they believe
the prime minister will join with me in mourning the death today of the fifth beatle george martin and the wonderful music that will last for all time that he gave us. last week the prime minister told the house that we had a strong economy with a sound plan. if the economy is so strong then why this week has he forced through a 30-pound per week cut hitting some of the poorest, disabled people in the country? >> first of all let me join him in what he said about george martin. he was absolutely a massive figure in popular music and responsible for some tunes that will live on forever more. it's just what he can't comment on the point i made earlier. it seems to me we have a responsibility and party leaders -- [shouting] he asked about the strength of the economy. we do face an uncertain international environment and all the experts are warning about the dangers that we face but as we speak today we have inflation at 0%. unemployment at 5%. our economy is growing. wages are growing and we are cutting the taxes that people are paying. that combined with reforming welfare and we are
facility at guantÁnamo. end quote president george bush when he said the facility have become a propaganda to enemies. for obvious reasons, it weakens our security, drains resources, emboldened enemies and it is contrary to liberty and everything we stand for. i urge my colleagues to support this amendment and that these restrictions on closingg detention facility at guantÁnamo bay. th cheaply and without subjectingng us to the continued propaganda against one time appeared thank you. i reserve the balance of myman,i time. >> the gentleman from texas isn recognized.ttee, >> mr. chairman, i'm pleased to yield one minute to the distinguished member of the armed services committee, gentlelady from indiana. >> the gentle ladies recognize. thank you, mr. chairman. high-rises strong opposition to the gentleman's amendment. i take particular issue at the point made by the gentleman from to keep guantÁnamo open. i declare to you that we can't afford to close at. let's look at the numbers. according to south com, the annual operating cost is over $100 million. however, according to thi
honorable friend had said "silicon george." i was a bit worried about that. it is absolutely essential that we have a balanced economy, and that means a strong economy in the west of our country as well as in the south and the north. we are investing in vital transport infrastructure, not least the vital roads to the west country, and improving rail links as well, as i saw for myself yesterday in chippenham. we also need to ensure that broadband roll-out is really effective across the country, and that has to be a big focus on getting to that last 10% of homes in so many rural areas. it is absolutely crucial to make sure that they are not left out. angus robertson: the timing of the forthcoming european union referendum is extremely important. today, the first ministers of scotland, wales and northern ireland have jointly called for a commitment by the uk government not to hold the eu referendum in june, which would clash with elections to the devolved legislatures. will the prime minister give that commitment today? prime minister cameron: first, there is no agreement and so no date h
award winner george clooney directed and starred in some based on his book the monument's been which was released on fedora seven, 4014. raised in dallas, texas, they graduate from st. mark's school of texas and southern methodist university. he's been awarded the texas note of arts award, the president's, the president called a source award, hope for cement award presented by the dallas museum, in 2014 was presented with the records of achievement award from the foundation for the national archives which recognizes an individual whose work has fostered a broader national awareness on the history and identity of the united states the use of original records but he serves as trustee of the national world war ii museum in new orleans. mr. yaya fanusie aspect of analysis efforts in unsanctioned and illicit finance at the foundation for defense of democracies. he spent seven years as both an economic and counterterrorism analysts in the cia were deregulate briefed white house level policymakers come u.s. military personnel and federal law enforcement. after government service he worked i
a sense they destroyed the world as we knew it. as general eisenhower famously wrote to george c. marshall upon liberating part of the concentration camp in germany said i saw things that description. liberating europe remains one of the greatest accomplishments in history of the united states and its allies. i'm proud that my dad was one of the greatest generation who flew b-17 missions from england over into nazi germany having been shot down and captured on a pod commission. but so many others endured for so much worse. among many crimes committed by some massive looting of art and other cultural prop eddie from victims in europe. estimates reached 5 million objects. in the immediate aftermath of world war ii, the united states collected and cataloged an incredible amount of property and under chip to repatriate lost art to his native country. for a variety of reasons, about some which we heard today, much of it never reached what it was taken from in the first place. decades later when they became the scope of the crimes, the united states government resolve to do better. in
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