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public service giving full and frank advice. i want our public services to have the confidence to do that. and defending values and principles. the whole house -- mister speaker, the whole house will want to join me in sending our deepest sympathies to families and friends of families and children, the student paramedic who was killed in a traffic accident while on duty. this is a reminder of all emergency services who risk their lives on our behalf. and >> regarding the tragic accident last week. the prime minister is wearing green. when it is weaker the committee
for climate change already reports they were going to miss the target. the policy ambition implementation fell short of what is required. what we need is policy to actually deliver. the primacy wants to leave a climate legacy so will she put forward the ban on patrol from 2014-2030 or earlier and when will she insure the wind tower? >> we have an excellent record dealing with climate change is a government. we have outperformed on our first and second budget in 2017. we are on track to meet the third and latest projection suggests over 90% of our required performance for the fourth and fifth carbon budget. we are the first major economy to legislate for net 0 emissions by 2015. the other countries following
-- >> one of the most extensive rail networks in the world and they have to rely on their cars. will the primus to join me in reopening a station in my constituency in the next step to improving liquid transport. >> can i say to my honorable friend he has been campaigning on this issue. he met ministers, this is in an area about to benefit from refurbished modern trains from december of this year on the railway franchise. in relation to the station up here, the department of transport, the call to reopen the station, i know he will continue to campaign on behalf of all his constituents. >> jeremy corbin. >> i regret that. the comments made about him are
beyond unfair and wrong giving honorable service and he should be frank for it and the whole house, deeply regretting the feeling to resign in this movement. i join the prime minister, the family of terry winchell who died as part of emergency services giving service to people. many people welcomed the point the prime estimate when appointed about burning injustices. has she agreed with me that access to justice is vital to tackle injustices? >> prime minister? >> there are many burning injustices that can be tackled in a variety of ways and that is the action i have taken as prime minister and home secretary and one example, the rate disparity audit which
sheds a light on inequality in public services. it is enabling us to put into place action that people across the country whatever their background, whatever their background will have access to public services they need. >> mister speaker, this year marks the 70th anniversary of the legal aid and advice act introduced by the postwar labor government, gave people access to justice, not just the rich. and was an essential pillar of the welfare state of the society. they slashed legal aid and the results are clearly unfair. and other not-for-profit legal aid providers has more than have. there are legal aid debits across the country. does the prime minister think that has helped or hindered the
fight against burning injustices. >> the point i was making that he fails to recognize is the whole question of burning injustices is not about access to the legal system and members of the opposition, if the labour party actually really cared about burning injustices. >> jeremy corbin. >> some people have very short memories. it is all right. the coalition cut legal aid,
but also brought in fees for employment tribunal. the then minister of climate relations piloted that through the house. the unison, the employment fees were canceled. legal aid affects people. like marcus. like marcus, a 71-year-old on pension credit, a leaseholder who is threatened with being a victim. i pay taxes and national insurance all my life, how is it right that i'm being bullied and threatened with homelessness the state won't protect me and goes on to say i have been working every night for the past 6 months collecting evidence.
i've got no idea if i prepared my evidence correctly. doesn't marcus try to save his own home tried deserve legal aid to get proper representation? >> obviously i recognize the concerns marcus has about taking his case but the right honorable gentlemen might reflect on the fact that a quarter of the ministry of justice's budget is spent on legal aid. we spend 1.6 billion pounds on legal aid last year which committed to ensuring people can access the help they need in the future but that is only one part of the picture. we published the plan for legal support to maintain and improve access to those in need and conducting a fundamental review of criminal legal aid which will consider criminal legal aid throughout the lifecycle of a criminal case. there are aspect of this issue we are looking at but i think it is important that we insure
that we are careful, the provisions we make to legal aid and a quarter of the ministry of justice budget is spent on legal aid. >> just so everyone is aware labor is committed to restoring legal aid funding for family law, for family law, for housing, for benefits appeals, nutritional review preparation, inquests, and real action on immigration cases and as we announced yesterday, we will enter leasehold scandal. the work in pensions is failing disabled people. the ministry of justice spent tens of millions of pounds each year depending appeals, 2 thirds of which were won by kindness. rather than spending millions
defending incorrect and often immoral decisions, wouldn't that money have been better used increasing poverty level benefits and providing legal aid disabled people wrongly denied their basic dignity? >> what this government has done for disabled people, we are committed to tackling these things so everyone can go as far as their talents take them. people with health conditions at a record high. we are seeing many more people, over 900,000 more disabled people in work as a result of what this government has done but the right honorable gentlemen is really interested in tackling injustices the biggest injustices to tackle is in his own labour party and deal with anti-semitism. >> jeremy corbin! >> my party is totally committed to eliminating racism in any form, anti-semitism in any form and while she is about
lecturing how about the investigation into islamohphobia in her own party. >> mister bowie, you are as noisy as your illustrious late namesake, david bowie. nothing like as melodic. jeremy corbin. >> mister speaker. one lecture she might not want to take from me but she might care to listen to what the united nations said when they, quote, condemned the uk government for its grave and systematic violation of the rights of disabled people. and 200 million pounds in compensation, people wrongly deported from this country. and their lives pulled apart. people have given their life to this country and services.
and that scandal would not have happened if legal aid hadn't been cut by the government, those people were denied any representation in court. >> the right honorable gentlemen clearly -- let's look at the issue of people in the winthrop generation. i apologize for what people happened in the winter generation. i am very clear they are british, they are here, they have a right to be and this should not have happened. we apologize for the mistake that has been made. he raises questions about people who were incorrectly deported. the initial historical review, around 11,800 detentions and removals which they looked at, they identified 18 people most likely to have been wrongly deported or removed. also six were removed or
detained under the last labor government and i say to the right honorable gentlemen the way he talks you would think he was a man of principle but what have we seen from him? labor policy is to ban nondisclosure agreements his staff has to sign them. he was antiracist, now he is anti-semitism. he has been a eurosceptic all his life, now he backs remaining. the words of marx, those are my principles and if you don't like them, i have others. [shouting] >> i know the right honorable gentlemen, when marx is responding, only goes to point out the side show.
>> coming from the prime minister who created a hostile environment talking about the wind rush scandal, who ordered go home vans to drive around london, refuses to acknowledge islamohphobia in her own party and his party consorts with racists and anti-semites in the european parliament and sucks up to those governments across europe, we don't need those kind of lectures. one legal aid firm says we see more people, more desperate and in more extreme need than they were 5 years ago. there is nowhere to send them. those people are invisible to the system.
this is a denial of people's basic rights. the laid cuts have overwhelmingly affected the poor and people with disabilities. without equal access to justice there is no justice. today in modern britain millions are denied justice or they don't have the money. isn't that a disgrace? isn't that a burning injustice? >> the right honorable gentlemen may do his best to ignore anti-semitism in his party but i think he should listen, i think he should listen to the words of the former labour party general secretary who said who we may be the party of anti-racism once again.
he has asked questions about government. let me tell him about injustice. it is an injustice when you force people who are working hard day and night to earn an income for their family to pay more taxes because the labour party economic policy in government led to the destruction of our economy. what do we see from the labour party? they want you to pay more taxes was you by home they want you to pay more taxes. he wants to leave something to your children they want you to pay more taxes. labor's 9 billion pound family tax, labor used to have a slogan of education, education, education, now it is just tax tax tax, injustice injustice. [applause] [shouting] >> i'm a unionist with every fiber of my being and that is
-- colleagues going through participation in the referendum without a section where public services in scotland are mismanaged and an economy that is pursuing policy that cuts off circulation and not because they are in the interests of scotland. will the prime minister join me in the legal referendum and prioritize the interests of the people of scotland. >> my honorable friend is right, the people in scotland in 2014, it was a once in a generation vote. now laying the foundation front of the vote in 18 months time. the s&p often claims scotland is being ignored by and s&p government obsessed with
another referendum against the wishes of the clear majority of scott's. people who agree with my honorable friends, people in scotland, the scottish government focuses on improving their schools, improving their health service, improving their economy, not one that focuses on separation. >> every time the prime minister speaks in scotland, the vote goes up. mister speaker, mister speaker, mister speaker, today is memorial day. i trust everyone in this house will want to recognize the unbelievable sacrifice, yesterday i met some of the survivors of genocide. we must do all we can to call out the genocide deniers, that we lend the lessons for man's
inhumanity to man in the continent of europe and never again should this happen in europe or anywhere else. can i join with the prime minister, a pity candidate for leadership did not stand up in the united states yesterday. can i pay tribute. the only parliamentarian to sit in the house and the scottish parliament and european parliament, scotland wants to get on. mark carney said the uk economy does not appear to be growing. to depict the financial crisis of 2008, the uk is already in recession.
they are with us, will the primus to ignore what they want in times of recession. >> in relation, i agree with him, we hope humanity will learn from it. all too often we see that is not the case. i was in the summit in poland working -- encouraging them. working together to see political stability for their people in the future. the right honorable gentlemen talked about the state of the uk and i'm pleased to see we have the best record in the g7 in terms of growth, the longest quarterly period of growth of any of the countries in the g7
and i say to the right honorable gentlemen we have record numbers of people in employment, record low unemployment and investment in our economy. this is an economy that is doing well but it could really take off and if the right honorable dental and had voted for brexit and voted for a deal. >> perhaps we can look at the facts. the brexit bill so far for financial services companies alone is as much as 4 billion. farm investment project in the uk, 14%, the lowest level in 6 years, car production fell 15% in may, the 12th straight month of decline. the uk retail sales experienced the worst june on record. the near stagnation of the service sector in june, one of the worst performances seen in the past decade. we have the evidence, prime minister.
how your legacy will drive the uk economy into the cliff into another recession. how does the prime minister sacrifice the jobs and livelihoods of people across the uk to please backbenchers. take no deal off the table and take positive action to restore confidence in the economy. the blame for any recession at the door of the brexit just government that is incapable of doing the job. >> the right honorable dental and talked about the car industry. he didn't reference the fact that in the last week we have seen the announcement by jaguar land rovers about electric vehicles, 2700 jobs at the plant and bmw announced they will manufacture electric many,
5000 jobs in that plant. the right honorable gentlemen knows that he could take no deal off the table by voting for the deal. if he wants to talk about economic forecasts and the future of the economy he should get more reflection on the fact the forecasts for scotland show that its economy will grow slower than the rest of the united kingdom under s&p government. >> the work can be beneficial especially when delivering on the people's priorities. will you agree with me the excellent work on the council leadership which is conservative would award a fund that we could all agree on the keynote of our local community? >> the point he makes is what we have seen is the benefit
across party working. this could be immensely positive for the local communities. and to the next phase we believe in that, and across party working to show what can be achieved. >> children as young as 7 were groomed and exploited for displacing drugs to move across the country and treated as couples and victims but 2 thirds of counsel having no plan for this kind of expectation. if she was to secure any legacy, will she instruct the secretary across departmental to tackle the crime and criminalization of multiple ones. >> can i say to the honorable
gentlemen we are continuing our work, the government responded to the review of the modern slavery act and we took on the majority of recommendations from the independent review including independent guardians the we hope created the concept we created looking at the issues he references of criminalization forced to undertake elective it is addressed in the modern slavery act to look at what we can do bringing the end to this crime. >> due to extreme pressure and services, leaders of health and human services, an incident where the pressure has impacted one hospital in particular. this is worrisome for all families.
will my right honorable friend assure me she will do what she can to enable health benefits to resolve the situation as soon as possible? >> can i say to my honorable friend it is an important issue for her and her constituents and we are aware of the issues. we know the hospital is taking steps to rectify. formal council took 2 million pounds of additional funding, how to alleviate pressures on the nhs trust. i assure my honorable friend the secretary of state will meet mps to discuss this matter recognizing the importance of this issue for constituents. >> in the run up to the 2010 general election the conservatives in my constituency claim, and within a matter of months, we are closing demand downgrading them.
they are proposing half of those that remain leaving for full-time children after the original 9. will prime minister tell us what sort of guarantee the government can give for any future policy they want -- people to believe? >> prime minister. >> we recognize the importance of ensuring children have access to high-quality care. we are putting extra money in social care including children but also the sort of services that are delivered. it is important for us that we have taken a number of steps to improve the facilities that are available when looking after children in communities where children require that. the standards we set for social workers, we do see the number of children services rated outstanding growing across the country. that is important, the government looking at issues that matter to parents and children.
>> my right honorable friend may be aware that live animal exports, shamefully in full swing with a further shipment out tomorrow. does my right honorable friend agree that long-distance live animal experts particularly across the channel to an unknown future should not form part of any future post brexit policy when we can be free of single market strictures which treat animals as mere goods. >> i say to my honorable friend he has raised issues that concern a lot of people and we are committing to maintaining high standards of animal welfare and food standards. we will be replacing the eu cultural policy is what we will be doing is by being outside the european union to make decisions for ourselves so we will be able to do that. it is the first step towards
the future of farming but it is important for us to do that and maintain high quality standards for which we have a good reputation across the world. >> the school funding is impacting significantly on children with special educational needs. the prime minister's potential successes acknowledged respondents and promised more money. would she agree with me this new funding should be targeted to our most vulnerable children? >> the honorable lady knows we are putting money in our schools and we are putting more funding into special educational needs. i recognize the importance of ensuring special educational needs, the needs of those children can be properly supported.
that is why i am proud of the fact we've put more money into the school. what is important is also what standards of education are provided within those schools was the honorable lady talked about teaching, teaching is an important element in special educational schools for the work they do day in and day out. we are seeing improved standards in our schools and more young people in mainstream schools are special educational needs to go far in life. >> they are profound and the economic impact of civil unrest. can the honorable friend dispel the myth peddled by some in the house that we can go back to the way things were because of what the government made of these risks? >> prime minister? >> i absolutely agree with him that it is imperative this house to deliver on the vote in
2016 and elsewhere, it is important we do that. we could already have done that had we supported the deal. it is up to my successes to find a way through this to get a majority in this parliament. it is important that we do deliver trust in politics by saying we have the choice, we will now deliver on it. >> in my constituency, a future if we can avoid flushing out the eu about the deal but my constituents are concerned to hear about potential successes in recent weeks talking about prospect of a new deal brexit. will she tell them both in no uncertain terms that they will consign thousands of jobs in my constituency to history. >> the honorable gentlemen
could have voted to save jobs in his constituency. it is no good. labor mp trying to deny this. he had the opportunity to vote for the deal and 3 times they rejected it. >> many of my constituents are opposed to the mayor of london's plans for central. will she urge the man to drop these which would only make life harder for non-suffering committees who want to get to work and provide for their families. >> i'm sure she appreciates the government has put on more homes being built. it is a top priority for us in london is a crucial part of achieving that ambition. and it is properly assessed, when the decisions are made.
we want to see more homes the need to be built in the right place and local concerns need to be taken into account. >> the app on electoral transparency is fairly new, it is clear that something is run in the state of the uk. will she commit, is a truly dignified legacy leaving office. and will she before she leaves change and start a new era where elections and referendums can't these so easily rigged. >> i say to the honorable lady it has been answered.
and hurt by the appropriate minister. elections in this country is not rigged. and the views of the british people who go to those ballot boxes, put their vote for word. if the lady is so interested, seeing democracy being respected, she needs to vote for a deal to deliver on the 2016 referendum. >> across the whitney and constituencies. will the prime minister join me in celebrating their successes such as in her constituency and outstanding primary school in my constituency in which he further agree this is a real example how things can work in
royal constituencies like ours? >> can i say to my honorable friend i'm happy and congratulating the schools and happy to congratulate primary schools in the recognition they perceived. and to recognize my honorable friend's constituency rated outstanding. this does show smaller schools in rural areas can provide excellent quality of education and the academy movement can provide for those, and they are receiving first-class education. >> income and education were the driving factors of poverty. i sent the prime minister a
copy to read it. looking at funding schools and further education, and group forms of poverty. >> can i say to the honorable gentlemen he raised a number of issues, universal credit is better than the legacy system we inherited from the last labor government that ensures they earn more and repeat that money and on the issue of education funding i have indicated on the back of the other review which looks at post 18 education, important that further education is funded and able to provide an alternative route through education for those who matter right. >> vinny harrison. >> what my right honorable friend joined with me in
commending the hard work and dedication of west cumberland hospital, working together for innovation and commitment, over 100 million pounds of investment means that will be staying open for generations. >> prime minister. >> can i pay tribute to my honorable friend, this is an issue i know she has been campaigning long and hard on behalf of her constituents and we welcome the decision to retain this. the personalized care means safer care and greater choice should be available to accessing modernity services and they should make decisions about that, where they prefer to give birth and a good decision has been taken once again. i congratulate my honorable friend's campaign.
>> government has once more locked into a public sector union all the tension and in this case the government penalized all public sector workers by suspending tension valuations meaning civil servants, many in the pcs union not only denied money but also making monthly pension or payment of 2%. when will the premise to give loyal workers money that is rightfully theirs? >> can i say to the honorable lady that she made clear there has been a case in the courts in relation to public-sector pension we look at the implications of that judgment across public-sector pension and it is right that we take our time and government make
its decisions based on that consideration. >> i'm extremely proud to represent a constituency with world leading defense manufacturers as an ally and strategic partner. as we contemplate our fantastic future for sovereign nation, the uk must be a credible partner and ally in an increasingly dangerous world and does she agree with me that her successor should commit the country to a fully funded defense budget so we can remain a chair one military power. >> first of all can i commend our world leaning defense manufacturers? they are an important industry not only providing for us in the united kingdom but also in terms of significant exports and jobs they created in the united kingdom. it is important that as
independent self-governing sovereign nation we are a good partner and ally in an uncertain world, we always have been that and we will continue to be that. we continue to spend 2% of gdp on defense, one of the few nato countries that does that, the biggest european contributors to nato, the second biggest contributor to nato. we are a leading military power and we will remain a military power. >> during prime minister should we remarked since the great war 100 years of women's suffrage, 70 years of nhs treaty of rome and universal declaration, 20 years of declaration, a week from saturday will mark 50 years since the moon landings, one of the greatest human endeavors ever accomplished. and 50 or 100 years time, the legacy will be one giant leap backwards for the people of these islands. >> know. >> sorry i didn't hear the first time.
what is to come to the north of england, the prime minister to talk about in the northwest. >> i was not aware they wanted to come, i'm happy to arrange suitable compensation to make that case. >> due to these contracts, residents with a gun sales, these services in the world's most deprived countries, the values of a society that does not provide free health care to all of its systems. when will she keep her promises
to guarantee wherever they live they can access cash when they need it? >> my understanding was they had a responsibility of ensuring the provision of dental care in those areas but for the specific case she read. >> mister speaker, i commend the premise on her leadership ensuring this government, net 0 carbon emissions in 2050. the primaries to i'm sure would agree the next step is to make sure we approve our economy and improve our living standards and not destroy it. i'm hosting a conference in my constituency to talk about this issue. will she agreed to be the guest speaker? >> prime minister. >> i absolutely agree initiative such as he showed at the local level are very
important part of the wider work we are doing in relation to climate change and making sure we leave the environment in a better state for the next generation. i thank him for his invitation and i would indeed look to see that. this is an important issue and i commend the fact that he's taking this at a local level and encouraging and raising awareness of climate change at the local level is important to all of us. >> it is an innovative approach to the invitation upon which the gentleman established to become limited. >> prime minister, the dog attacks, and in this campaign, the prime minister will -- this
campaign recognizing the process. and launching an independent review. >> a number of steps have been taken in relation to legislating relations, we all recognize problems some postal workers face when they experience attacks when they are going about their jobs and a job which is the benefit of the people of our constituencies. >> this is a game changer, devolved issues and the fact
that this inquiry, investigating the right prime minister and sexual abuse of thousands of the most vulnerable children in northern ireland from 1922-1995. would the prime minister commit to legislation, compensation to give the justice -- >> obviously can i say to my honorable friend i would like to pass my condolences to family and friends who include an excellent job in the inquiry shining a light on horrific incidents that took place in northern ireland. this was an issue last night as the bill was going forward and as the bill goes through, the government will carefully at these issues. >> the prime minister's last major duty will be to recommend
her successor. how does she plan to satisfy the next leader of the conservative party will command a majority in the house of commons? >> can i say to the right honorable gentlemen the neck leader of the conservative party will be an excellent primer as to whichever of the candidates win and they will ensure that they take this country through brexit, deliver on the 2016 referendum, ignore attempts by the right honorable gentlemen it is his honorable friends to go back on the democratic vote of the british people and look forward to a brighter future. >> it is key to further improvements and are they aware of the change in campaign by the it -- will she join me in congratulating this excellent
initiative particularly when she goes through her own breast cancer journey herself? >> i say to my honorable friend he raised an important issue and i recognize the work he has done on this issue. and respond to him. >> the woman imprisoned for her attempted murder, with a lesson from her lawyers demanding 100,000 pounds of the settlement. she would have to sell her family home, it is simply wrong, to remove automatic entitlement of joint assets in cases like that. >> before the courts, determined through the justice system. i think we have careful legislation in relation to
divorce and the arrangements on that and it is right that this is the case. >> predominately negative cultural constituency. will my right honorable friend agree with me that leaving on wto terms, likely to be for british agriculture? >> can i say to my honorable friend it is important on all of us come incumbent on all of us as we look to the future to ensure that we are taking to account all parts of the country of all industries and all sectors of employment. and in the agricultural sector is the right way forward. what we will be able to do is establish our own rules in relation to the industry in the
united kingdom which will be to our benefit. >> patricia gibson. >> my constituent who has made her home on an island with her husband was told by the home office she must leave the uk by friday, 12 july. residents are understandably angry and upset about the prospect of losing a valued member of their community and the petition over a few days has garnered over 16,000 signatures. with a prime minister meet with me to ensure she can continue living, working and contributing to the island? >> the home office must enforce immigration rules. i will ensure the immigration minister response to the honorable lady on a particular case. >> thank you. order. [inaudible conversations]
>> you've been watching prime minister's questions from the british house of commons. you can see it live wednesday at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span to onwatch it live at 9:00 p.m. sunday night. on tuesday, itv hosted a debate british foreign secretary boris johnson enda curran foreign secretary -- foreign secretary jeremy hunt. debate,portion of the the candidates discussed their plans for britain to leave the european union. >> i am as keen as boris and as you to leave by october 31, but, you know, we've had a breach of trust in politics by not leaving at the end of march as we promised we would do.
and no politician should make a promise unless they absolutely know they can deliver it. parliament took no deal off the table at the end of march. it's trying to do that again. the way we get out by the end of october is send to brussels someone who can negotiate a deal with the european union. willmeans someone they talk to, someone they will engage with and then we can get a deal that gets to parliament. i'm the person who can do that. >> thank you very much. i think it's absolutely vital we come out on october 31. otherwise, we will continue to , not just inust the party but in politics generally. that's why i have a four-point plan. we should make sure we look after the 39 billion. we need to solve the problems of
in the contextr of the free trade agreement that we will do after we come out of october 31. to make our friends and partners across the channel concentrate and to understand our seriousness, we must simultaneously prepare to come out without a deal, and i think everybody understands the business sense of doing that. if we can do that, we will be ready and come out october 31. >> thank you, mr. johnson. [applause] mr. johnson warned in his opening statement against can kicking. people may think that is what you are doing. >> i think it's far more likely to get us out of the european union by the first of october. i just want to test because
boris has mentioned this date. i just want to know how solid that commitment is. if you don't get us out of the eu by october 31, will you resign? >> we will come out by october 31 and anyone who goes into his negotiation proposing yet again to kick the can down the road will i think run the risk of forfeiting trust with the electorate and also undermining on key negotiation positions in brussels. delay does not deliver a deal. >> i think it is a no. is someone who says it is do or die -- >> i'm sorry, i think what we have -- >> know, i asked if you would resign -- will you resign -- [crosstalk] >> mike opponent is clearly not committed to coming out of the eu by october 31. >> excuse me, gentlemen, it will not help if you speak over one
another. please, could you respond to the question mr. hunt has put to you ? >> i think it is important not to envisage any circumstance in which we would fail to come out by october 31. i don't want to hold out to the eu the prospect they might encourage my resignation by refusing to agree to a deal and i think it is extraordinary we should be seriously telling the british electorate we could propose to kick the can down the road. i would like to know how much further, how many more days bectly what my opponent willing to delay. --this matters to be because this matters to me because my birthday is on the first of november and nothing would be a better birthday present. i asked straightforward and he said very clearly before that it
was leaving on october 31 do or die, and i think it is a do or die for the country but not a prime minister who put his own net on the line. that is not leadership. >> could you respond to mr. johnson's question about when, if not the 31st, how much longer? days, weeks, by christmas? >> the reality is if you have a prime minister who has gratuitously insulted the other then there will not be engagement, and my worry, frankly, is that you are setting a fake deadline because we will end up with an election before we have brexit, and the great irony about the whole debate is if you think about the most ,rexit supporting conservatives they are actually more likely to get brexit with me than with boris. to delivered.an >> let mr. johnson respond.
>> let me make a point about why i think this strategy is so fatal. we were only going to delay to april 8. that became a further six months. for a new deal brexit sacked again. business was left in a state of deep confusion about what happened. if we go into these negotiations from the beginning with a plan , i'm afraid the eu will not take us seriously, nor will business understand that they must prepare for no deal. >> conservative party members will pick the next prime minister. their ballots are to be mailed in with the winner to be expected to be announced early in the week of july 22. here is a look at our live coverage monday. on c-span, the house is back at noon eastern for general speeches with legislative business at 2:00. on the agenda, several foreign
policy bills related to saudi and centraln, - america. on c-span two, at 9:00, the discussion on combating estimate is him. in the afternoon on c-span3, the carnegie endowment for looknational peace takes a at nuclear deterrence efforts. later in the day, the house rules committee needs to consider a resolution that would hold attorney general william barr and commerce secretary wilbur ross in criminal contempt of congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas related to the 2020 census. >> this month marks the 50th anniversary of apollo 11, man's first landing on the moon, and a new c-span poll shows there's still widespread interest in the
event. neil armstrong and buzz aldrin both continue to enjoy broad name recognition, greater, even, than more recent famous astronauts like sally ride and mark kelly. nearly three quarters of americans say they either watched the event on tv or saw footage of it later, but the poll also shows there's little interest to return to the moon. todayke with florida space reporter rachel joy about the findings. >> does it surprise you?
>> it feels especially low, especially on the eve of the apollo 11 anniversary, especially since months ago, president trump charged nasa with returning to the moon within five years. there is a lot of talk, and a lot of press about this excitement and mission, and yet, polls are coming out showing very little in terms of support. what was interesting was when they phrased the question in the presence of a competition, somewhat similar to what we had going on in the apollo era -- you know, it was really the space race between the united states and russia -- when that is presented now as a space race israel, support shoots up to 49%. if that kind of thinking gets our competitive juices going, and then we see that competition spirit happening, but not right now. >> you can find all the results c-span.org, including