Darren asks Prime Minister about how she plans to consult people on Brexit

The Prime Minister’s Brexit deal includes a promise to speak to the people about the UK’s future relationship with the EU. Darren asked how she planned to do this after her statement on the deal in the House of Commons.

Darren calls for a People’s Vote on Sky News

Darren was interviewed on Sky News prior to the Budget. He used the opportunity to make the case for a People’s Vote, pointing out that the economic reality of Brexit is now known to be different to what was promised during the referendum campaign.

Darren reacts to the Budget on ITV Points West

Darren appeared on ITV Points West to give his reaction to the budget – outlining how it failed on Brexit and Public Services.

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Darren reacts to the budget in Parliament

Darren spoke in the debate on The Budget, giving his reaction to it. He termed it a Budget which was ‘a Budget of bad jokes and little else’, as it failed to deal with Brexit, austerity or the economy.

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Darren seeks clarity over post-Brexit digital economy

Data is vital to the day to day running of Britian’s economy, and so is the flow of data with other countries including other EU member states. With this in mind Darren used a UK Parliamentary European Committee concerning data to seek clarity over post-Brexit arrangments for data flows with other countries.

You can hear his full speech here:

Darren raises question around cost of Brexit

There was an Urgent Question to the Government from a Brexiteer expressing concern at the cost of Brexit. Darren asked if it wouldn’t be cheaper just to stay in the EU:

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Darren repeats call for referendum rules inquiry

Darren again called for an inquiry into the laws around referendums. Currently, virtually all elections and referendums can be struck out by the courts if electoral law is broken in relation to them. An inquiry could look at whether this ought to be changed.

Darren’s contribution came in a parliamentary debate about whether Article 50 should be rescinded if it is found that Electoral Law has been broken.

Darren speaks in Parliament about Brexit threat to UK science

Darren spoke in the chamber about how Britain leads in science, but how this is under threat from Brexit. International collaboration, funding and migration of researchers and students are all in some part based on EU membership.

He then laid out how we can address this threat.

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Darren questions Dominic Raab about Brexit

Dominic Raab MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, attended European Scrutiny Committee to give oral evidence about Brexit. Darren, who is a member of the committee, asked him how he could guarantee safe security arrangements with the EU after Brexit. Darren also asked how Brexit could happen, given it is based on a referendum where illegal actions were allegedly taken by the leave side.