Thank you, Mr Speaker—and congratulations.
As a Labour member of the ISC, I support the right hon. and learned Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve), the …Speech Link
I beg to move,
That this House has considered prevention of retail crime.
Welcome to the Chair, Mr Betts, for the final day of activity …Speech Link
My hon. Friend makes a valuable point. I am starting with the financial cost of crime, but I will come in a moment to the …Speech Link
I am very grateful to my hon. Friend for raising that issue. I had not intended to refer to it in this debate, but self-evidently, …Speech Link
I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman. Everybody who runs a shop wants their staff to be protected. Large multinational retailers such as Tesco, the …Speech Link
My hon. Friend has put an important issue on the table for the Minister to respond to.
In June, 50 senior retail figures, chief executives …Speech Link
I absolutely agree, and I pay tribute to my hon. Friend’s efforts in this area. It is right that the Government should do that. I …Speech Link
That is another knock-on consequence of retail crime and emphasises the point I want to make to the Minister. This is not an inconsequential or …Speech Link
I am not a Front Bencher. My Front-Bench days are over by choice. I did the Minister’s job at one point. We had 21,000 more …Speech Link
They are, and as the hon. Member for Henley (John Howell) said earlier, the additional costs of CCTV, head cameras, recording equipment or protective measures …Speech Link
Before the Minister moves on, is it his gut instinct that, if he were returned, as opposed to my hon. Friend the Member for Swansea …Speech Link
I am grateful to you, Mr Betts, for chairing this session, and to the Minister and my hon. Friend the Member for Swansea East (Carolyn …Speech Link
Is it still the Government’s aspiration for the UK to be a member of Europol?Speech Link
The Home Secretary will know that three years ago the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration produced a report on the east coast ports that …Speech Link
I just want to be clear: is the Leader of the House’s motion on Monday under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011?Speech Link