Speaking in the House of Commons, Jonathan Djanogly tells MPs why he cannot support a second national lockdown and calls for a weighted assessment of the health costs that takes into account the impact on businesses and livelihoods.
Jonathan Djanogly welcomes the Japan Free Trade Agreement which will now to the Japanese Parliament for pre-signing approval and calls for changes to the Trade Bill so that Free Trade Agreements similarly come before the UK Parliament for pre-signing scrutiny.
Jonathan Djanogly speaks in a debate on the Bill which deals with the implementation of international agreements on private international law separately from the Withdrawal Agreement. He urges the Government to accept the Bill as amended by the House of Lords, raising concerns about the Government’s proposals to extend delegated powers.
Jonathan Djanogly tables an amendment to the Trade Bill which would require the Government seek Parliamentary approval of free trade agreement negotiating objectives before starting negotiations
Speaking in the Second Reading debate of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, Jonathan Djanogly calls for the Bill to extend to provisions for the financial consequences of divorce especially since the Law Commission already provides suitable wording.
Now that the UK has left the EU, Jonathan Djanogly calls on the Government to ensure more Parliamentary scrutiny of trade deal negotiations by setting up a new Commons Treaty Committee and making the scrutiny process under the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 (“the CRAG process”) more user-friendly.
Following the Government statement on the release of documents marking the beginning of formal negotiations for a free-trade agreement with the United States, Jonathan Djanogly seeks assurances that information will be released to the US Congress and UK Parliament at the same time to minimise unhelpful speculation.