In the House

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

President Trump: State Visit - [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 20 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“I said precisely the opposite. As far as I know, I have never spoken like that and no friends of mine have ever spoken like that. I completely deplore it and find it ridiculous to speak like that...” read more

President Trump: State Visit - [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 20 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“That is a perfectly valid point and I have no objection to it. To continue the historical analogies, presumably when we invited President Mugabe, a racist homophobe, to have tea with the Queen,...” read more

President Trump: State Visit - [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 20 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“I have given way twice, so I think I had better get on now. I knew this would be a difficult argument. It is easy to dodge it, but I think it is only fair to make it. As regards the argument of...” read more

President Trump: State Visit - [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 20 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“I had better give way because someone is casting an aspersion.” read more

President Trump: State Visit - [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

On 20 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“There are two ways in which those who agree that the state visit should go ahead can approach the debate. There is the argument along the lines of national self-interest, which is the relatively...” read more

*No heading* | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers

On 20 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment his Department has made of trends in the number of people in work in the East Midlands.” read more

Public Accounts Commission: Senior Civil Servants | Public Accounts Commission | Written Answers

On 16 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“The National Audit Office is headed by the Comptroller and Auditor General, Sir Amyas Morse, who is an Officer of the House. He is currently supported by a team of four senior staff, although...” read more

Holocaust Memorial Museum | Petition - Closure of Cambuslang Jobcentre | Commons debates

On 9 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“That is a perfectly fair point, but I believe that because of the severely constrained site, there might be difficulties with the sheer number of visitors. I make the separate point that we are...” read more

Holocaust Memorial Museum | Petition - Closure of Cambuslang Jobcentre | Commons debates

On 9 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“The holocaust is one of the most difficult experiences in our history to commemorate in stone. For its sheer enormity and depravity, it defies adequate description, and transferring this into the...” read more

Sculpture: Victoria Tower Gardens | Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers

On 9 February 2017, Mr. Edward Leigh said:
“To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, who owns the Burghers of Calais sculpture in Victoria Tower Gardens.” read more


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