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Fabian Hamilton's Recent Appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 2:46PM

I thank the Minister for giving way because I realise that time is short. I spoke earlier about Icesave and the £50,000 maximum compensation ceiling. Those who lost money with Icesave and... [read more]

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:22PM

I thank the hon. Gentleman for his intervention, because one of the great things we do in this House is to work on moral issues such as Equitable together, across party lines. I am proud to work... [read more]

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:22PM

Absolutely. That is a very good point. People were encouraged to save for themselves exactly because neither the state nor the individual wanted people to have to depend on the state always... [read more]

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:22PM

I certainly do agree, and I will go on to make that point. It is the very reason I took up this cause in the first place. Like many of my colleagues, I had believed that only the wealthy invested... [read more]

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:22PM

I completely agree with the hon. Gentleman. Unfortunately, the time available limits what I can say about the judgment, and I want to talk about what we need to do now. By the time Equitable was... [read more]

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:22PM

Indeed, I do agree, and I will go on to say something about that, but there is also a third dimension, which is that we have a moral duty to ensure that the Equitable Life policyholders are... [read more]

Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation | Commons debates

Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:22PM

It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman), with whom I have worked for the past few years as—I should declare this—the co-chair of the all-party group... [read more]

Iran’s Influence in the Middle East - [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 10:36AM

The hon. Gentleman has a brilliant reputation in the House of Commons for standing up for the rights of persecuted Christians anywhere in the world. Of course I agree that we should always point... [read more]

Iran’s Influence in the Middle East - [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 10:36AM

I congratulate, as everybody else has, the hon. Member for Hendon (Dr Offord) on eventually securing this debate, despite the setbacks of two weeks ago that were totally outside his control. In... [read more]

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 21st March 2017 3:37PM

Many of us have had constituents saying, “I have spare bedrooms; come and use my bedroom. I am offering it to those families.” Let me conclude so that the Minister can answer the many... [read more]

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday 21st March 2017 3:37PM

I thank every Member who has contributed this afternoon, but most especially I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Brent Central (Dawn Butler). Sadly, this debate is more important than... [read more]

NATO Spending Target | Oral Answers to Questions - Defence | Commons debates

Monday 13th March 2017 12:00AM

Last month, the International Institute for Strategic Studies concluded that the Government have in fact missed the 2% NATO defence spending target, and that they would have missed it by even... [read more]

Turkey: Human Rights and the Political Situation - [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 9th March 2017 4:08PM

I apologise that I will not be able to take up that point, but perhaps we can come back to it when the Foreign Affairs Committee’s report comes out. Let me briefly touch on women’s... [read more]

Turkey: Human Rights and the Political Situation - [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 9th March 2017 4:08PM

It was with the Foreign Affairs Committee that I first visited Turkey; I enjoyed being there and seeing my own inheritance from that country. I look forward to reading the Committee’s... [read more]

Turkey: Human Rights and the Political Situation - [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates

Thursday 9th March 2017 4:08PM

I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Enfield North (Joan Ryan) on securing this debate, and all right hon. and hon. Members who have taken part on their contributions. It shows... [read more]

Israeli Settlements | The Secretary of State Was Asked | Commons debates

Tuesday 21st February 2017 12:00AM

But last week President Trump said very clearly on televisions across the world that he could “live with either one” of a two-state or one-state solution. I am sure the Foreign... [read more]

Campaign awards | Awards for Valour (Protection) Bill | Public Bill Committees

Wednesday 1st February 2017 2:30PM

It is a pleasure, Ms Ryan, to serve under your chairship for the first time. I congratulate—dare I call him my hon. Friend? —the Member for Dartford, and I agree wholeheartedly with... [read more]

Yemen | Oral Answers to Questions - Defence | Commons debates

Monday 30th January 2017 12:00AM

As the Minister knows, there are serious allegations that both sides in the conflict in Yemen have broken international humanitarian law. Those claims are particularly worrying to us in this... [read more]

West Bank: Illegal Settlements | Oral Answers to Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates

Tuesday 10th January 2017 12:00AM

I am sure that the whole House will join me in condemning the horrific attack on Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem on Sunday. We will never achieve a lasting peace in the middle east until the state... [read more]