Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown introduces an amendment to the Environment Bill which would constrain the Bill's precautionary principle, which states that preventive action should be taken to avert environmental damage, so that is only applies to risks that are more than hypothetical in nature and serious and irreversible.
Following the Government statement on defence support in the national covid response, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown asks what role the armed forces can play in the task of vaccinating the majority of the nation.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown calls on the Government to reassess the decision to withdraw duty-free shopping in this country and VAT rebates as this decision will have a knock-on impact on high streets all across the country and could cost up to 40,000 jobs.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown calls on the Government to build an international coalition of the free world to respond to China’s disqualification of elected pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong.
Following the Prime Minister's statement to the Commons on Monday Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown asks why, when we have had comparatively few cases in Gloucestershire, he has abandoned local measures for a national lockdown.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown rejects amendments to the Agricultural Bill which could jeopardise existing free trade agreements but calls on the Government to use variable tariffs to ensure high food and animal welfare standards are maintained and also calls for more power for the Trade and Agriculture Commission.