Speeches in Parliament

Question: Opportunities in the Armed Forces

Today Jerome asked James Heappey MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence, about rising unemployment amongst young people, and the opportunities offered by the Armed Forces. 

Post-Covid Green Economy Event: Mark Carney

Today the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Environment held a discussion via Zoom with Mark Carney, former Governor of the Bank of England. 

Jerome asked Mr Carney whether he thought carbon taxation can be made to work internationally without disadvantaging domestic manufacturers. 

Speech on Tourism

Jerome spoke in today's General Debate on support for tourism after the Covid-19 lockdown. 

Question on Covid Messaging

Today Jerome asked the Rt Hon Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, about the ways in which messaging about the importance of social distancing could better be communicated to young people. 

Question on Northern Ireland

Today Jerome asked the Rt Hon Brandon Lewis, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, for reassurance that the government intends to observe and protect the Good Friday Agreement in its forthcoming introduction of the Internal Market Bill. 

 

Question on Carbon Taxation

Today Jerome asked James Duddridge MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office) about the possibilities for working with European partners on achieving carbon net zero by 2050. 

Trade Question

The creation of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office creates new opportunities for a truly global Britain to benefit not just employers, employees, and businesses in the UK, but those abroad too.

Speech: The Economy

Today Jerome spoke as part of a General Debate on the Economy, referencing the government's support for businesses and its commitment to carbon net-zero by 2050. 

Question: National Security Advisor

Today Jerome asked the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, about the appointment of David Frost as National Security Adviser.