In the House

Here you can find Edward Leigh's most recent statements made from the floor of the House of Commons.

Great Repeal Bill: Future Trade Terms | Exiting the European Union | Commons debates

On 27 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“We are of one mind anyway—it does not really matter very much. In the interests of good government, will the Minister instruct the permanent secretary to ensure that there are worthwhile...” read more

Leaving the EU: Justice System | Oral Answers to Questions - Justice | Commons debates

On 25 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“Brexit will, in a new, deregulated environment, provide a great opportunity for legal services, but what plans do the Government have to support our legal services abroad after Brexit?” read more

Post Office Closures - [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 25 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“That, I am afraid, is not a matter for me. I am sure that in the remaining 30 seconds of her speech the Minister will do her best to answer any points.” read more

Post Office Closures - [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 25 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“Order. I am afraid that three more Members have put in a request to speak. I want to try to get everyone in, so I am afraid I have to reduce the limit again, to three minutes.” read more

Post Office Closures - [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 25 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“I have a problem, because I have got a list of at least 12 people who want to speak. I will have to impose a four-minute limit on speeches. If people intervene, then some other people will not...” read more

Post Office Closures - [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 25 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“Order. I have a list of 12 Back Benchers who wish to speak.” read more

Cancer Drugs: Funding | Oral Answers to Questions - Public Accounts Commission | Commons debates

On 20 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“I can indeed. This is a very serious matter that everybody wants to improve, so the Public Accounts Committee followed up on the National Audit Office investigation and recommended that the...” read more

Food and Drink Sector | Oral Answers to Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates

On 20 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“What recent discussions she has had with her EU counterparts on the food and drink sector.” read more

Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates

On 20 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“It is not just the coastal areas of Lincolnshire that are particularly prone to flooding. While the Government have invested record amounts in concrete defences, inland areas are also susceptible...” read more

Leaving the EU: Value-for-money Scrutiny | Oral Answers to Questions - Public Accounts Commission | Commons debates

On 20 April 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“I assure my hon. Friend that, among the many opportunities provided by Brexit, there is a chance to revise the National Audit Office’s work programme. In fact, it is determined by the...” read more


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