tv Review of British Parliament CSPAN July 27, 2018 3:38pm-4:09pm EDT
next week in primetime on c-span, c-span.org and with the free c-span radio app. a look now at major events that happened in brilliant british parliament in the u.k. with in the last few months. this bbc review talks on brent brexit negotiations, presidents visit to the u.k., and the royal wedding of meghan markle and prince harry. it is about 30 minutes. hello and welcome to a hot and sultry.
opposition as the government grapples with the u.k. -- the european union. -- not a permanent limbo. there is drama in -- tries to the right have one. the nose to the left 300 and seven. problem the hostile environment of immigrants is the government promises more money the opposition asks who is paying. they belong on the side of a bus.
put extransistently money international service. the u.k. is set to leave the european union in march 2019 there are some crucial things together before then. to set a legal black hole opening up after brexit giving them options change loss once we have left. battle a parliamentary that went on for nine months. with one --ld pass inflicting defeat after defeat after defeat on the legislation. there were 15 votes with huge majorities against the plans on everything from a future customs
compromisernment that they would have a meaningful vote if the speaker ruled in favor of one. the concession was put to a final typo. mp who received hospital treatment was wheeled through the commons covered in a blanket and carrying a sick bowl. the government won the day. the eyes 300 and three, the nose 319. the nose have it. -- bill finally received beening battle has always has anyone's post keep up with the ins and outs of brisket. questions i put the bbc >> tocal correspondent
cover the process of brexit on a daily basis. people watching and listening trying to understand what's going on be forgiven for being a bit confused. we have seen the government's position change. we go back to the speakers the prime minister made various points in the agreement that was made and the subsequent white papers still we hear them disagree with in the cabinet about is that the right way forward. i think there is no question that it has been damaging process for the conservative party. factions of the parliamentary conservative party turning on each other, we have seen arguments about their own policy and the government policy played out in public. when people see that, when the party is turned on itself whatever the issue, it is ever going to be good in terms of the public. >> what about theresa may's style of government? >> her style of leadership means that it can be difficult to get a handle on where the brexit
process may end up. she is not someone who sits down a big long vision and 60 when the matter what. it is more of a collegiate day by day sort of leader. we have seen that throughout the process of brexit. the white paper that has been forward, is effectively a wish list and that is going to have to involved in the negotiations as the u.k. government and eu make concessions. >> it might be heartily that the last three months have been all about brexit. there is a scandal that has been building for years. it affected thousands of people who were invited to come to the u.k. between the 1940's of remedies on ships like the hm when fresh. to rebuild postwar britain. the landing cards were later
destroyed and when immigration rules were tightened earlier this decade, they found they didn't have the paperwork to prove their legal right to be in the u.k. and access benefits and health care. there were no targets for removing illegal immigrants. >> we don't have targets. later it turned out such targets did exist. usingigration has been targets. these were not published targets. if they were used inappropriately than i am clear that this will have to be changed. [indiscernible]
we now understand that people have been removed because of targets. she said she didn't know. really the right person? as it turned out she wasn't. she resigned over the issue and was replaced a few days later. they promised a change in immigration policy. a few weeks later members of the generation told of their nightmare being detained. >> she asked for my name. i said hey are you guys this of immigration. back yet staying here. i said can i make a phone call
they said no. the mps noted what would've happened if he hadn't had family outside of detention. in jamaica all along i didn't know anybody else so it was like [inaudible] if a war my daughter i wouldn't be here. may announcing 20 billion pounds a year by 2023. as to where the money was going to come from she said some of it could be from the so-called brexit dividends.
brexit campaigners of famously claimed the money coming back could be used to fund the health service. >> there can be no brexit dividend before 2022. economic growth is the same since 2009. >> the prime minister quoted an unnamed labor mp. >> we will use the funds returned after brexit to invest in our public services. >> her figures are so dodgy they belong the side of a bus. government can be clear with the people where this money is coming from, why should anyone -- >> for 43 of those years
doubt an arcane pulmonary procedure. >> we will not be disrespected. [indiscernible] a call from the house as a way to disrupt business. it means that the public in the press galleries have to be completely clear. confusion the speaker could be taken at the end of the session not immediately in the middle. [indiscernible] mr. blackford continue to object.
refusal toe repeated resume in history -- seat one so instructed i order the gentleman to withdraw immediately from the remainder of the states setting. turned and march 20 exit. mpsment later the other snp followed him. later it was appeared to be a prearranged -- his party would tow parliamentary seizure protest against what he said was being ripped up as powers are repatriated from brussels. -- he s&p were angry theresa may was under pressure. and eu summit at the end of june
after that came familiar weekend reports over brexit camera members. the prime minister would propose a new option on the subject of the future u.k. customs arrangement with the eu. it was unveiled to her cabinet in our country retreat. lookposed a common role cute this later the brexit resigned. unable to sign up for the prime minister's compromise.
in the resignation statement he said theresa may's plan amounted to brexit in name only. late.not too we have time in these negotiations. when you change back once a week and change again. strong independent , not therning miserable permanent limbo. not the democratic disaster of ongoing harmonization with no way out and no safer the u.k.. despite the resignation and the , we turn to the customs bill. that.exit mps didn't like
.hat's at the remainders it all led to some feisty exchanges later. champion free-trade [indiscernible] i believe in business and capitalism and exercise. i worked for margaret thatcher. [indiscernible] [laughter] able topretend to be walk in margaret thatcher's shoes. if we do not do that jobs will
go. speech before his his resignation. the eu [indiscernible] the fact that represent 28 different countries means they come up with different rules all the time. because companies do trade across borders which have customs checks therefore we should rip up our customs free orders. costs too somehow add our trading process.
eu conservatives are put down a memo demanding the u.k. stays in a customs agreement with the eu. defeated.as 301.yes to the right the nose to the left 307. no site relief, the government was defeated. much of the brexit argument has been about how far the u.k. will be free to do trade deals with our countries. the u.k. government is keen to customize on our relationship with the united states. the prime minister invited the president after the talks.
with our friends in the eu? himself on prides this. that is not a question that can be asked. it is entirely wrong. >> this government has waived its way. this is on welcome intervention. it was possible to predict. trying to predict politics is a very risky business. it just wasn't expected. 2019 --for michael march of 2019. that could be extended.
this could be the transition agreement that we are expected to last. it is very difficult to predict who will be in power. this is doing now and when u.k. is scheduled to leave. this is in the weeks and months to come. >> they had a very pointed intervention about who should be doing this. there is no doubt that president trump's comments were all but dead in the water. it caught a lot of people in westminster off guard. he will be saying things in such clear terms. the president said in the news those words caused
real concern and there was much relief. it was when the complexities of brexit had been made clear. to thee standing next that minister and saying he may not be tricky for theresa may. let's not forget that he was a challenge to her. there is no doubt that the president is standing there. i think that is understating things. donald duck to u.k. and went on to meet president clinton in helsinki. he offered for the russian president to visit the white house in autumn. same nerve agent
that was used on the russian spy and his daughter in march. they thought this was discarded. the u.k. government continued to point the finger at russia. >> it is completely unacceptable for our people to be targets. also for our towns to be dumping grounds for poison. said that this was now a murder investigation. see.ankly, it is hard to the new runway will increase the annual capacity of this airport. it will be from 85 million passengers. hundreds of homes will have to be demolished.
a third runway is vital to the u.k. economy. construction is unlikely to be finished before 2026. >> what is actually happening is tot we are seeing this go airports like frankfurt, paris and amsterdam. hong kong published theirs in 2011. >> if you're asking me to come with this badly articulated -- it is bad value for money. this would be it. homes will go.
this is the biggest forceful removal. community centers, open spaces. even our offices. >> there was some happiness. there was excitement outside of a london hospital. sixths the queen's great-grandchild. the news was avoided almost simultaneously. >> i'm sure the whole house will want to join me in sending the royal highness our warmest congratulations on the first of
their sons. they congratulated peers when prince harry american meghan markle in may. i proclaim that they are husband and wife. bustling in the commons is just one of those things that happens. williamson discovered a new tactic. and surrounding areas. this is serious premonitions. >> high apologize for that. proceed, mr. speaker we
need help and support. >> that is it for now. we will be back with the daily roundup. in the meantime, we will be hard at work. we will be wondering if theresa may can do the same. for now, from the under reconstruction big ben, goodbye. c-span, then commissioner of u.s. customs and border protection talks about challenges at the border. you'll see that on c-span. >> c-span's washington journal, live with issues that impact you. coming up on saturday morning,
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