Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown leads an Adjournment Debate on Cotswold District Council's proposals to borrow £76.5 million to finance investment projects such as buying five solar farm sites for a total of £46.5 million and calls on councillors to think again, and the Government to use all their powers to stop councillors borrowing an unsustainably large amount of money that could risk bankrupting the council.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown urges the PM to continue taking a lead in Ukraine and to give Ukraine more defensive weapons so that we can eventually drag President Putin and the Russian Federation to a peace agreement and then lead the world in gaining reparations so that the great country of Ukraine can be rebuilt.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown raises concerns that the recent meeting of the joint House of Lords Commission and House of Commons Commission decided yet again to employ more consultants and calls on Parliament to finally make a decision on the restoration and renewal project of the Houses of Parliament.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown moves an amendment to the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill which would replicate the safeguards of the EU law in respect of recognition of local customs relating to religious rites, cultural traditions and regional heritage.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown welcomes the announcement that Ukrainian refugees with passports can apply for UK visas online and calls on the Home Secretary to look at other steps that would speed up the system such as accepting the biometrics on Ukrainian identity cards and ensuring sufficient translators are available.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown congratulates the Government on progress on negotiations to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as it presents an enormous opportunity to propel UK exports into a very high growth area of the world in the Pacific Rim.