Category Archives: PMQs

Campbell makes Blair take the blame for BAE

Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell today challenged Tony Blair at Prime Minister’s Questions to name the minister responsible for withholding information from the OECD.
Mr Blair replied: “If you want to blame anyone for this, blame me. I am perfectly happy …

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Campbell calls for G8 action on Darfur

At Prime Minister’s Question Time today, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell asked Tony Blair about the conflict in Darfur, which Ming said had led to the deaths of 200,000 people and displaced 2 million from their homes. He asked: “What …

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Labour disregarding concerns over nuclear power

At Prime Minister’s questions today, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell attacked Tony Blair for disregarding concerns about risk, cost and toxic waste in relation to nuclear power.
He said that the Government should instead invest in wave, wind and tidal power …

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“Vulnerable should not pay for mistakes of powerful”

Raising the issue of chaos in the tax credit system, Liberal Democrat Leader Menzies Campbell asked the Prime Minister today why the Government had failed to implement the recommendations put forward by the parliamentary ombudsman in June 2005 and why, …

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Blair rushing into Trident decision

Speaking at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions Menzies Campbell called Tony Blair’s decision to renew the Trident nuclear weapon system “hasty”. The Liberal Democrats would cut Britain’s nuclear arsenal by half and kick-start disarmament talks.
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