Canlyniadau 1–20 o 348 ar gyfer speaker:Richard Arkless

Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland (26 Ebr 2017)

Richard Arkless: Unlike some other Members, Madam Deputy Speaker, I did not make my maiden speech with you in the Chair, but I seem to have made a number of speeches in front of you, although some have been made to an empty Chamber. Perhaps, if we are both lucky enough to be re-elected, we will not be drawing the short straw during the next parliamentary term. As the Minister said, the Bill’s passage has...

Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland (26 Ebr 2017)

Richard Arkless: I corroborate that: the Minister has never given any indication at any point in the process that he does not agree with the thrust of what we have been saying. It is heartening to hear that he has corroborated our position in the consultation. My only request to him—and I will take him at face value—is that he and his Department show the same energy in tackling this issue beyond the...

Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland (26 Ebr 2017)

Richard Arkless: I agree with my hon. and learned Friend, but the jurisdictional issue still comes into play. Although of course I agree completely with the thrust of her substantive argument that it would be sensible to compel the OTs to publish these registers, unless I can satisfy myself that this place has locus to do so, I would find it very difficult to support that suggestion. My view is that we will...

Pwyllgor Mesur Cyhoeddus: Prisons and Courts Bill: The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I thank the Minister for those words. I will pick up on a couple of points and then make clear whether we will press the amendment to a vote. He mentioned that the amendments would compel the ombudsman to investigate 35% of more than 28,000 cases. My hope is that if there were a limit, there would not be as many cases to investigate, so I do not think he was making a fair point. I appreciate...

Pwyllgor Mesur Cyhoeddus: Prisons and Courts Bill: The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I beg to move amendment 30, in clause 4, page 9, line 6, at end insert— “(d) Investigating cases where a person is detained in immigration detention facilities for longer than 28 days.”. This amendment includes as a function of the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman to investigate where a person has been held in immigration detention for more than 28 days.

Pwyllgor Mesur Cyhoeddus: Prisons and Courts Bill: The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I am sure it is not lost on hon. Members that it is almost exactly the hour that those awful events happened in Westminster last Wednesday. There are various memorials going on around us. I am sure all colleagues would back me in saying that we would much rather be at those memorials than here, but business goes on, life goes on, laws continue to be made and we have to continue to do our job....

Pwyllgor Mesur Cyhoeddus: Prisons and Courts Bill: Prisons: purpose, and role of Secretary of State (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: Setting a benchmark in relation to prison cell overcrowding is an admirable objective, but will the hon. Lady be so kind as to delve into the policy aspects that would make that benchmark obtainable? We would need to create more prisons, let people out or have some kind of assumption against short sentences, which we think is a good idea.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: United Nations (Aid Programmes) (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: What discussions her Department has had with UN institutions on the future funding of aid programmes.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: United Nations (Aid Programmes) (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: UN aid programmes are an investment on behalf of all citizens, so, given their importance, I was surprised to read some of the sweeping statements in the multilateral review. Does the Secretary of State accept that if institutions are to be reformed, perhaps that should be done with the co-operation of all member states, not at the unilateral discretion of her Department?

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (29 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: There seems to be wide agreement across the House that foreign aid is a good thing and an investment, yet the public debate, driven by populism, is incredibly toxic. What are the Government doing to detoxify the public debate surrounding foreign aid?

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I refer the House to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests: I am a non-practising solicitor, qualified in England and Wales, and in Scotland. I start by paying tribute to the people on the frontline of what some describe as a prison crisis—that is perhaps not the terminology that I would use in front of the Lord Chancellor. Our frontline prison officers have had to deal...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I was not aware of that, but it seems like my friend the hon. Member for Bridgend and her constituency team are running that prison, not G4S. I doubt whether such enlightened and progressive policies would have come from the G4S boardroom; they are much more likely to have come from the hon. Lady. I do not seek to be contentious, though, and if that is the case, I stand to be corrected. I...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: It is not for me to reconsider my party’s position; I am merely a foot soldier of my party’s movement. However, I will say that we will be led by the evidence. If the evidence from any future inquiry into public and private prisons gives me a different impression, I will of course be led by the evidence, not the politics, which the hon. Gentleman is clearly being led by.

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I reciprocate the hon. Lady’s views on our friendship, for various reasons. I would of course be delighted if the Chair of the Select Committee agreed to visit Parc prison, and I would be even more delighted if the hon. Member for Shipley was with us so that I could take photographs of his ever-changing complexion as he saw the progressive benefits.

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: When I hear interventions of that nature, I sometimes feel that the hon. Gentleman has cultivated an unfair reputation. As I said when I talked about his speech, he made some pragmatic points, and if there are elements of enlightenment about his thought process, I will of course welcome that, as we do on these Benches. I am conscious that we want to hear from the Opposition spokesman and from...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I had assumed that I would sum up for the Scottish National party at the end of the debate. Is that okay with you, Madam Deputy Speaker?

Attorney General: Great Repeal Bill (16 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: I must admit to being confused by the Attorney General’s answers. Clearly, the great repeal Bill, as indicated by the Supreme Court, will affect devolved competences. The Secretary of State for Scotland has said an LCM is required. Why are the Government hesitant? Can the Attorney General not be clear? Will an LCM be required for the great repeal Bill, because it affects devolved competences?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Turkey: Armed Forces (15 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the Turkish Government on recent military activity in the Aegean Sea.

Dog Fouling (14 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: The hon. Lady is making a compelling case. I have attended walk-arounds with dog wardens in my constituency and they say that part of the process required is to educate not only dog owners and walkers but the general public, because the dog wardens cannot take action unless they see walkers depositing where they should not. Does she agree that part of the education process needs to be on the...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (14 Maw 2017)

Richard Arkless: Given the decimation of Scotland’s renewables sector and the fact that Scotland has very different energy capabilities from the rest of the UK, why do the Government continue to think that a one-size-fits-all energy policy is in any way appropriate for Scotland?


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