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Official portrait of Will Quince by Chris McAndrew / CC BY 3.0

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If you live off campus and in Colchester, this is the weekly update for your MP Will Quince’s activities in Parliament.

Speeches and contributions

Will Quince did not make any contributions to debates in Parliament this week.

Votes

Will Quince voted eight times this week. All these voted were on matters relating to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. The first four votes came on Monday and the second four came on Wednesday.

In his first vote he voted against a proposed new clause that would establish new procedures for the creation of UK-wide frameworks for retained EU law. Mr Quince was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

In his second vote he voted against a proposed amendment that would remove the Bill’s restrictions on the ability of the devolved assemblies to legislate on devolved matters. Mr Quince was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

In his third vote he voted against a proposed amendment that would allow the devolved administrations from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Mr Quince was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

In his fourth vote he voted for a question to have clause 11 and schedule 3 stand part of the Bill. Mr Quince was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

It is currently not possible to report the details of Mr Quince’s next four votes. The divisions have been in uploaded to official Parliament online record incorrectly. When they are corrected, they will be available here.

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Committee work

Will Quince sits on the Home Affairs Select Committee. This week the Committee held one oral evidence session for its inquiry into Home Office Delivery of Brexit: policing and security co-operation. Mr Quince was present and the session and asked two questions during the proceedings. You can read the transcript of the hearing or watch it in full.

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 Official Portrait of Mr Bernard Jenkin by Chris McAndrew / CC BY 3.0

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If you live on campus or in Wivenhoe, this is the weekly update for your MP Bernard Jenkin’s activities in Parliament.

Speeches and contributions

Bernard Jenkin made many contributions to debates this week in Parliament, most of his contributions came on a debate on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

On Monday Mr Jenkin made a total of 15 contributions to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill debate. Mr Jenkin gave a lengthy speech during the debate in which he took many interventions from other MPs. His speech begins here.

On Tuesday he spoke in another debate on EU Exit Negotiations. He asked a question to Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, on whether he could point out that the referendum last year delivered a consensus different to what he called a “half-in, half-out solution” being offered by the Opposition.

On Wednesday Mr Jenkin contributed to a debate entitled Leaving the EU: Devolution. He asked a question to Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, on whether he would accept that there is a consensus that devolution arrangements are not finished and Brexit can be an opportunity to improve them.

The final contribution Mr Jenkin made this week cam on Wednesday on a debate on Public Service in the West Midlands. He asked the Prime Minister if she was aware of what he described as the enthusiasm for free trade deals with the UK from other countries, and that none of these trade deals will emerge if we are still connected to EU regulation after we leave the EU.

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Votes

Bernard Jenkin voted eight times this week. All these voted were on matters relating to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. The first four votes came on Monday and the second four came on Wednesday.

In his first vote he voted against a proposed new clause that would establish new procedures for the creation of UK-wide frameworks for retained EU law. Mr Jenkin was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

In his second vote he voted against a proposed amendment that would remove the Bill’s restrictions on the ability of the devolved assemblies to legislate on devolved matters. Mr Jenkin was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

In his third vote he voted against a proposed amendment that would allow the devolved administrations from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Mr Jenkin was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

In his fourth vote he voted for a question to have clause 11 and schedule 3 stand part of the Bill. Mr Jenkin was loyal to the government and voted with the majority.

It is currently not possible to report the details of Mr Jenkin’s next four votes. The divisions have been in uploaded to official Parliament online record incorrectly. When they are corrected, they will be available here.

Committee work

Mr Jenkin chairs the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee. The Committee held one oral evidence session this week for its inquiry into Civil Service Effectiveness. As Chair of the Committee Mr Jenkin was instrumental in the proceedings. You can read the full transcript of the hearing of watch it in full.

Be sure to return next week for another update into what your MPs have been spending their time doing in Parliament.

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