S. BUXTON: The Governor of Newfoundland is still in communication with his Ministers on the subject of the Political Crisis that has arisen.
The Test act, which was not passed till eleven years after the Corporation act, was evidently intended to meet the dangers of a Political Crisis which threatened the subversion of the constitutional liberties of England.
The bill would, no doubt, have been passed in 1841, had it not been for the sudden adjournment of the House, occasioned by the Political Crisis which then stopped the progress of public business.
I think he was an honourable man—that he was doing his duty towards Spain, and being determined to obtain for it a constitutional government, he would not assume to himself powers at the time of a Political Crisis which the constitution forbad him to assume.
When the time shall come—when This Political Crisis shall have passed—I shall be prepared to state fully and unreservedly to your Lordships and to the country the whole substance of the advice which I tendered, and the course which, as a public man, as one honoured with the confidence of Her Majesty, and as a Privy Councillor, I felt it my duty to recommend.
In the first place, there was a Great Political Crisis, which political crisis was in the opinion of the Roman Catholic priesthood of Ireland a kind of religious crisis.
Three months have scarcely elapsed since we had a Political Crisis of, perhaps, the most extraordinary description that ever occurred in this country.
It was said that the abolition of this privilege might subject to pressure 688 Members of that House who had contracted pecuniary obligations when Any Political Crisis occurred, but he believed such an apprehension was purely chimerical; and, if there were in the House Members who were unable to face their creditors, they must be liable to continual pressure upon questions which were brought under discussion in Parliament.
Mr. Churchward then went with a tainted character to the hon. Gentlemen who represented those departments; and while he was disposed to hope and believe that there was no ground for the accusations of political corruption in this matter, which were freely launched against them, still there was unanswerable ground for charging them with the greatest incaution and indiscretion in having at a Political Crisis, and with a contest pending at Dovor, given a reversionary contract that could not come into operation till four years after the termination of the existing contract, to a man whose reputation had been blasted by the report of a Committee of that House as a most notorious briber.
Since this city was happily relieved from that detested domination in so difficult a period as must necessarily arise from a Great Political Crisis, no increase at all has to be stated in the average number of crimes and common offences, the good spirit and vigilance of the people themselves, as well as the moral strength of a national Government, working as a substitute for the arbitrary measures in which the Austrian Government so profusely indulged, and from which a constitutional one makes it a duty to abstain; so that also as regards personal security the state of this country and city has nothing to envy in that of any civilized people in Europe, Let it be enough to state that during the last solemn entry of His Majesty the King on the 15th instant, while all the streets and public places swarmed with a joyful and bustling crowd, only a single complaint was brought into the police-offices in the whole of the day, and that, too, for an almost insignificant offence—a fact which no overflowing metropolis in Europe is perhaps in case to boast of for many years.
I am not aware that in February, 1861, Any Political Crisis was impending which could have induced Lord Campbell to act as has been stated.
But where is the difference between such a man and a Government contractor seeking an extension of the contract, when there is no pretence of urgency as to time, when four years of his contract are yet to run, taking advantage of the pressure of a general election, in a Political Crisis on which the fate of the Administration depends, in order to effect the immediate settlement of his claim; and doing all he can, whether successfully or not, to enlist the influence of those Members of the Government who are at once watching over the contract and over the elections?
The Volunteer force had produced a powerful moral effect at a Great Political Crisis, and no more suitable force could be desired to whom to commit the liberties and safety of the country.
I will take, notably, the administration of Ireland, that being the country the proposed legislation respecting which has brought about the Present Political Crisis.
but the same inconvenience attached to Bank and India Stock, and even to Consols, and he believed he was not wrong in saying that in times of Political Crisis there was more fluctuation in all those stocks than in first-class railway debenture stocks, and the risk of loss in that way must be set against the loss of income, which was suffered when a 5 per cent debenture was paid off at a time, perhaps, when the Bank rate was at 2 per cent.
He hoped Her Majesty's Government would reconsider their answer, as every one on both sides of the House must feel that it was not expedient for the public interests that there should be a Grave Political Crisis whilst our relations with America were in so delicate a state.
He was in France during the whole of the late eventful struggle, and it was the first time he could remember that she had settled a Great Political Crisis, at the polling booths; and the one thing which preserved France from violent action, besides the intrepid and unbending honesty of her President—an honesty which would not swerve either from the right or the left —was that spreading and abiding belief of the whole people that whatever change they desired would be obtained at the polling-booths through the extended suffrage.
There was no reason why, in a great country like this, because there was a Political Crisis abroad, and England had found it necessary, in consequence, to spend a large sum of money, the Government was not to carry out certain recommendations made on the highest authority, and in the belief that they were necessary for the well-being of the Public Service and the dignity of the country.
A Political Crisis might be brought about, and months, or even Sessions, might pass before the necessary Orders could be given.
CAINE: Mr. Speaker, I should like to ask what course the Government intend to take in This Grave Political Crisis?
He believed, however, that the Prime Minister was not so conversant with the condition of things in Ireland as he might have been, and that a Great Political Crisis would come upon his Government before he was at all cognizant of the exact position of things.
The speech of the right hon. and learned Gentleman contained admirable arguments to address to the Court of Chancery; but it was hardly an admirable speech as addressed to a Government in a Great Political Crisis.
Now, they are the principal occasions of This Great Political Crisis.
We are in the midst of a Great Political Crisis.
I should not have risen at present to interfere in this debate after the change of Government if I did not feel, as we all must feel, that we are not at the end, but at the beginning of a Great Political Crisis.
It will be found impossible to carry on a system of persistent repression of public meeting in Ireland and persistent suppression of the right of free speech there without affording people in authority in this country the temptation to meet popular excitement here in times of Political Crisis by a similar evil action.
THE DUKE OF ARGYLL said, that before the Political Crisis he put on the Paper notices upon two subjects—one upon the question of the difficulties connected with money lending and usury in this country, and the other connected with the Highlands.
It might have been read a second time before the Political Crisis, but the order was postponed for some days at the request of noble Lords opposite.
That is a state of affairs accounted for by the Political Crisis which has existed in Italy, and the fact that this somewhat novel and unexpected occurrence has taken place does not impose on the Government any responsibility to explain to this House the Italian Ambassador's accounts of his own interviews with Lord Salisbury at the Foreign Office.
If such a time arrived it would be because they had some great commercial trouble or possibly a Political Crisis, and that would be just the time when they should suspend the operation of their Sinking Fund.
The result would be a Crisis in the Political, social, and economic situation, with a fall in employment wages.
For I cannot conceive anything more likely to produce a Terrible Political Crisis at home—indeed, I do not think I am going too far in saying I know of nothing that might more easily produce a democratic revolution—than for the proud and combative people of this country to find themselves in the vital matter of their defence sacrificed to the ignorance and the incompetence of the members of the self-styled patriotic Unionist Government, to whom, with so much liberality, Englishmen have entrusted the safety, and even the very existence, of the Empire of which they are so proud and of the country they love so 1489 well.
Those who have been talking about the supposed exceptional treatment which Ireland is going to receive, may be perfectly sure that whatever may be the fluctuations and vagaries of politics at an election, when the Treasury gets its pincers in its hands, and as soon as the Political Crisis is passed the people will not be spared.
Personally, I hope no Member will be led away to give his vote on this occasion by any fear of a Political Crisis.
Mr. FABER: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that any further delay in making a full and candid statement on this matter is likely to precipitate a very Grave Political Crisis?
There will be an examination of responsibility for what has occurred, but that is a matter for to-morrow and not for to-day, and none of us would assume to take any action which would 1991 be likely to lead to a Political Crisis now.
To deport the Nationalists after the Political Crisis was rather unfortunate.
Mr. SPOOR (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any information as to the truth or otherwise of the statement in the Press this morning regarding the Political Crisis that has arisen in Egypt, and whether the Government propose taking any action in the matter?
There was a very Grave Political Crisis at that time with a foreign Power and a railway strike, we were told, would threaten the stability of the Government and the safety of the Empire.
In these circumstances, for the reasons stated by my right hon. Friend the Member for Carnarvon Boroughs, we think that we are not really justified in creating, and that it is our duty not to endeavour to create at this juncture, a Grave Political Crisis.
On the whole I think that people are not anxious for a Political Crisis at this moment.
It happened to be about the time of the White-chapel by-election, and I sometimes wonder whether the letter of the hon. Member for West Fulham had something to do with the Political Crisis that was happening in Whitechapel at that moment.
We have to put the country through a Political Crisis to stop borrowing for the Unemployment Fund, that is to say, to stop borrowing to pay men for whom we cannot find work because the Government have no policy.
they will not offend the tenderest susceptibilities of any Member of the Cabinet, and will certainly not lead to Any Political Crisis.
The Miners' Federation would have to come together, their Executive would have to meet, the Mining Association would have to meet and, over in the Mines Department, instead of dealing with the subjects which have been submitted to us for consideration we should have to spend the last three or four of the ensuing 12 months in meeting what might be a purely Political Crisis just as we are doing now.
In the Political Crisis which gave rise to the change of Government in 1931, one of the very elements—I will not say the whole of it—in the dispute between the Prime Minister and his colleagues was, should the question of paying into the Sinking Fund be postponed so as to avoid mulct- 981 ing the unemployed in a cut in their benefit, or should the Government insist upon paying the Sinking Fund to the detriment of the unemployed?
In view of the Political Crisis it has been impossible to avoid a postponement.
The Prime Minister: I understand that M. van Zeeland was preparing a report on the economic mission entrusted to him when the Political Crisis occurred in Belgium which led to his resignation.
I understand that M. van Zeeland was preparing a report on the economic mission entrusted to him when the Political Crisis occurred in Belgium which led to his resignation.
The public has sustained the shock of a Political Crisis the suddenness of which has mystified them.
I agree that it would be a mistake to have a Serious Political Crisis at this time if it could be avoided, though I must say that when my hon. and gallant Friend talks as he has just been talking I wonder he did not use the same arguments as at the time of Narvik.
There are consternation and anger, such as I have never seen since the beginning of the war, being shown atmeetings I have attended, and I firmly believe that we are at the start of a Great Political Crisis.
Thus I read streamer headlines like this: "Commons demand Churchill return face accusers," or "Churchill returns to supreme Political Crisis".
Finally, an hon. Member opposite says that Political Crisis is round the corner, and there must be a break-up of the Governmentor of the unity in this Parliament and this nation.
There is no denying the fact that the Debate yesterday has brought on a Political Crisis.
The real truth is that Parliament is going away for seven weeks because every attempt to make this Coalition Government face a real issue results in a Political Crisis.
I can foresee that, if they do not do so, there might arise at some future crate a Serious Political Crisis which might affect our relations with our Allies.
I trust that in doing so I shall not precipitate Another Political Crisis.
Nor do I wish to be accused of precipitating a Political Crisis, but it is a point which I think is in Order because it arises out of a Government Amendment on this matter.
This question of the Political Crisis is so closely interconnected with events of the last 12 months that one cannot separate them.
In conclusion, I would only say that this is a moral rather than a Political Crisis.
We are not using, and do not wish to use, our position with regard to them as a political bargaining counter, at a time of Political Crisis and negotiation.
Moreover, I cannot deny that This Political Crisis has been solved with great speed and great thoroughness.
The first is a Political Crisis, caused by the shock political tactics of the Russians in Central Europe; and the second is an economic crisis, caused by the continuing economic collapse of Western Europe and the shortage of dollars.
For five years we have lurched from one Political Crisis to another, and have lost half Europe and the whole of China in the process.
I well remember that shortly after the financial-Political Crisis of 1931, the then Dean of Winchester, in a moment of excessive candour, wrote to "The Times" and said: "Recent events have shown that the banking system is, in the last resort, an effective second Chamber".
We have to bear in mind recent events in Kenya and the attitude of the Colonial Secretary when faced with a Political Crisis.
Suppose that we had a Political Crisis.
Would it be right to leave the handling of a Political Crisis to people of that type, who would have a certain bias?
He pointed out that a state of emergency has to be declared, not only to deal with a Political Crisis, but with such things as acts of God, which, unhappily, are out of our control.
It has been said by quite responsible people in Malta that the British Government are deliberately prolonging This Political Crisis precisely in order that this deal might go through.
These questions are important because - and this is all I shall say on the point, but I want to get the aircleared - there are people in Malta who have said that This Political Crisis, which we all deplore, was deliberately prolonged by the British Government in order to effect the transfer of the naval dockyard to a British private commercial firm.
These questions are important because - and this is all I shall say on the point, but I want to get the aircleared - there are people in Malta who have said that this Political Crisis, which we all deplore, was deliberately prolonged by the British Government in order to effect the transfer of the naval dockyard to a British private commercial firm.
Recent events in France, the Political Crisis, combined with the very large forces which France is employing in Algeria, I should have thought, make up one of the reasons and one of the necessities, though only one, for the rearming of Western Germany.
There are many hon. Members who have the support and care of their wives in their moments of Political Crisis and stress of work which those of the opposite sex hardly can have.
All we were saying then was, "This Political Crisis will grow and fester underground.
I am sorry that the right hon. Gentleman is not here, because I believe that sooner or later the economic arguments that he posed at the time of the Political Crisis when he resigned will again become valid.
If it was a Great Political Crisis, if it was a question of the whole nation, the country and the Government being at stake, why was not he here?
So there was no balanced consideration of policy but merely immediate hasty action in the way that we have seen to try to create a Political Crisis.
Accurate knowledge, in time, of what is going on may often enable the Government to control and influence a Political Crisis so as to ensure that fighting does not take place.
The case is that there is a greater degree of confidence because the Political Crisis is past and there is a greater degree of political confidence in this Government.
In view of the long-drawn-out Political Crisis, which is now satisfactorily resolved, I think that we should regard this, in itself, as quite a remarkable symptom of stability and commitment to democracy by the German people.
That is what, traditionally, Mr.Speaker's Conference is intended to do, namely, to find an acceptable solution to a problem of constitutional importance which will keep it out of bitter party controversy and avoid a Political Crisis.
What will happen if there is a Political Crisis there?
Mr. Wood: The Political Crisis interrupted discussions on the use of our contribution of £2 million to the reconstruction programme.
It is this more than anything else which has created the Political Crisis which lies behind the economic problems facing U.C.S. I wanted briefly in this context to refer to the Bill presented by my right hon. Friend the Member for Kilmarnock, myself and others.
It can succeed only if the Political Crisis engendered by the terrorists cripples our own Government or if the loyalty of the security forces is in doubt.
The Government cannot, without prolonging a Major Political Crisis, start negotiating on the matter of sovereignty to the extreme that many opponents of the EEC would wish.
The paragraphs say:Nevertheless, outside Northern Ireland, there has been little general disposition to question the maintenance of the union, particularly in times of Political Crisis and when the security of the United Kingdom has been threatened.
During the intense troubles in the early years of Our Political Crisis the housing programme remained at an encouragingly high rate and our record for new houses compared favourably with the rest of the United Kingdom, more than 50 per cent.
But we face a Political Crisis first and fore-most and an economic crisis only as a secondary matter.
We expect the result of this strategy, if successfully pursued, will be to break up the coalition of Right-wing trade union and Labour Party leaders and create a Political Crisis for the Right wing.
It might make matters worse, or even precipitate a Minor Political Crisis to the disadvantage of one political party or another.
We are on the eve of a Political Crisis.
The Government are facing a Great Political Crisis.
Let me first remind the House that the reason for This Political Crisis, for this debate, and for this strange compact about which we have been told is that the Labour Party was elected with a very small majority, by a very small proportion of the electorate, and that it has since suffered considerable defections.
It is sad that now that we are entering the third phase the Opposition should try to provoke a Political Crisis.
Are the Welsh nationalists engineering a Political Crisis so that we can go to the country because they believe that they will gain some political advantage in the return of a Tory Government?
That would produce a Political Crisis and the Community would be in a make-or-break situation.
the new kind of constitution that we were setting up could be so flawed that it would of itself precipitate the Political Crisis that would crack up Britain, and that the only way to deal with such a flaw was to have the general will behind the decision, to make the constitution work.
Secondly, it is dependent upon removing the kind of flaws which could precipitate the situation from a Political Crisis into a constitutional crisis.
I felt that some of the speakers had learned all about currency out of books and had never in their lives had to negotiate forward cover during a Political Crisis, or even handled a simple export or import contract across foreign exchange rates.
The quarrel between the Soviet Union and France on the one hand and other UN members on the other over whether the payments were a charge under the charter led to a Serious Political Crisis.
Even in the Present Political Crisis it is astonishing to find senior figures in the BBC saying, "Ah well, the problem is all those people with car radios.
It is certain that, in the course of this Parliament, we shall return again and again to the Scottish question and to how to resolve the Political Crisis caused by the general election result in Scotland.
He talked about whether it might be necessary to provoke a Political Crisis if things were not to go quite as he hoped they would.
It is a story straight out of the Arabian Nights - of a bank, a sheikh, a governor, a Political Crisis and a Prime Minister who claims to have known nothing.
We also face a growing Political Crisis, which derives partly from the recessionary pressures, with political instability, vicious nationalism and pernicious forms of racism on the march.
The reason for that was that if we had lost the case at the end of July, it would have needed an immediate and retrospective change to our social security legislation, the recall of Parliament to implement it immediately and a Political Crisis that could have severely jeopardised the ratification process in this country.
If that happens, his subsidy will look like a sham which solved a Political Crisis for the Conservative party but has not solved the jobs crisis in the coal industry.
We deeply regret the loss of life and very much hope that the Current Political Crisis can be resolved without further bloodshed.
Mr. Douglas Hogg: We fully support all the people of Yemen in their efforts to overcome the Political Crisis currently facing the country.
When the Leader of the House winds up, will he assure us that, not only will the process of government change, but that the Government will dump the unwanted, badly conceived proposals that lie at the heart of the Political Crisis facing the Government in Scotland?
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has managed to combine fiscal ineptitude with Political Crisis.
The Political Crisis has not seriously damaged the economy so far.
There is a Political Crisis - that may be an overworked word, but there is certainly political anxiety at the heart of the United Nations as we conduct this debate - about the future of the office of Secretary-General.
It is difficult to say with certainty that the procedures will ever be invoked, because every relevant situation that arises will in itself be a Political Crisis, and will have to be responded to according to the facts of the case, but I personally have no objection to article F.1.
We should have paid you this amount of money, but we are under pressure from the Welsh assembly, which is in hot water over the matter, not to create a Political Crisis.
To understand the economic crisis now befalling Russia, one must understand the Political Crisis.
In Macedonia, they are surrounded by barbed wire, with Macedonian soldiers pointing their guns towards the refugees to make certain that they do not come out and mingle with the Macedonians in the towns and villages - to prevent a Political Crisis overtaking Macedonia, which the Serb element in Macedonia would probably take as a coup.
However, I have no doubt that whatever position I take or whatever attitude the Governments take to the functioning of the Executive, the Executive would collapse itself - without my having to suspend it - if a Political Crisis were created as a result of decommissioning not taking place.
It is true that in the 1990s, prior to the election of President Pastrana in 1998, Colombia was subjected to a Great Political Crisis as a result of the use of drugs money in political campaigns, but drugs were not the cause of the political crisis in the country, which has persisted in civil unrest and violence almost continuously since around 1948.
If he is not, the sovereign is left stranded in the middle of a Political Crisis without being able to obtain the advice of her or his Prime Minister.
I noted the warning from our permanent representative in Brussels, Sir Stephen Wall, that a failure in those matters in Nice would cause a Serious Political Crisis.
We will continue to press the Tanzanian authorities to find a solution to the Political Crisis that respects the democratic and human rights of all Zanzibaris.
In October, the economic situation caused a Political Crisis.
Mr. Battle: We are pleased to see the Recent Political Crisis resolved peacefully, in accordance with the Philippines' democratic traditions.
The nub of the Political Crisis is the crisis of leadership and the corresponding crisis of confidence on both sides in each other's leaderships.
I am afraid that that is how the Political Crisis will be resolved: in an utter tragedy.
One possible hope for the future is that This Recent Political Crisis has not intensified the security crisis.
The military success, however, will not resolve the Political Crisis, only change it.
This is more than just a Political Crisis.
Sadly, the latest information that we have received from Church sources in Zimbabwe tells of Political Crisis, economic collapse, social disintegration and a state of near despair.
Let me be clear, however, that if the European Court of Justice sought to do that, there would be a Political Crisis that would affect our membership of the European Union and be a matter for concern for all Members on both sides of the House.
Does he agree that the worst thing for policing in Northern Ireland would for it to be devolved, only for control to revert to Westminster a couple of months later if the Assembly were to collapse again under Another Political Crisis?
Can she give us an indication whether the temporary implementation mechanism for assistance to the Palestinian people is likely to make any significant progress in the next few days, given the Acute Political Crisis, the crisis of violence and the humanitarian needs of the people in Palestine?
May we have an emergency debate on the Political Crisis that is gripping Leicester city council following the decision of the leader of the Conservative group to regard himself as a Liberal Democrat?
I welcome the specific mention of Darfur in the Gracious Speech; the Prime Minister will be acutely aware that what is happening there is a Political Crisis and a humanitarian disaster, which is now crossing international borders.
Indeed, the day before we arrived, five members of the Lebanese Cabinet walked out, bringing about a Political Crisis that was being dealt with as we were there.
However, as has already been said, serious questions have arisen regarding the impartiality of the election, and consequently Bangladesh is now facing a Grave Political Crisis.
For example, let us suppose that we had a wholly or mainly elected second Chamber of 500 or more Members elected by what the people thought to be a fairer system of election, that an election took place at a time of Great Political Crisis and that there was a large turn-out.
My questions relate to the test, which will take place not in the serene circumstances of 10 o'clock on a Tuesday night, but at moments of Political Crisis, when huge arguments are raging about the nature of the statistics that are being issued.
So I very much hope that my noble friend will, after all, be willing to accept this amendment, if only to save this Government and future Governments from the pressure and temptation which is always there to fudge and prevaricate and to pretend that there is not a problem until it is a little bit too late and the problem has manifested itself and then there is a Political Crisis and it is so much more difficult to deal with it.
Budget support for Ethiopia was withheld in response to the Political Crisis in 2005, but we do not want the poor to suffer in Ethiopia as a consequence of the actions of Government.
Members should be aware that, like us, China has urged and pressed the SPLM and President Bashir to end the Political Crisis and fully to implement the CPA.
Today, the far right British National party is engulfed in a Political Crisis that threatens to tear it apart.
It is therefore important that we deal with the Political Crisis and the humanitarian fallout from that.
It is, by common consent, the Worst Political Crisis since the civil war in the country ended in 1990.
Resolving the Current Political Crisis, combating extremism and supporting the Government of Lebanon in their efforts to promote security and stability are, and will remain, high priorities for the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom will continue to work strenuously with international partners for a resolution of the Current Political Crisis, as well as on the wider challenges that Lebanon faces.
Of course, the Lebanese must ultimately take responsibility for resolving Their Political Crisis, but it is crucial that Lebanon's international friends play a supportive role.
The United Kingdom will continue to work strenuously with international partners for a resolution of the current Political Crisis, as well as on the wider challenges that Lebanon faces.
If there was a Political Crisis, and it was agreed by all parties that the only way out of the deadlock was to have an election, a Bill could pass through the Houses smoothly.
If he does so, I hope that the focus of his visit will not be exclusively on humanitarian issues, but more broadly on the continuing Political Crisis afflicting the country.
One of our concerns is that the Political Crisis in Ukraine makes it more difficult for it to carry on with the excellent work that it is doing on economic and political reform.
These are dangerous times that could well lead to a Political Crisis and collapse in Pakistan - a country that possesses nuclear arms.
I find that quite extraordinary, not least because in the dim and distant past, when I was a spokesman on agriculture for my party, we seemed to talk about nothing else, but that was at a time of Major Political Crisis due to the existence of various cattle diseases.
Just as with the financial and economic crisis, if we do nothing about the Political Crisis, or just simply try to get away with the minimum, it could be disastrous.
In itself, it would constitute a sort of Political Crisis, as we are not used to handling hung Parliaments in this country and a lot of adapting to it would have to take place.
In conclusion, this is a Political Crisis.
Of course everyone agrees that the Political Crisis requires big changes in the way we do things, so I welcome this deathbed conversion to political reform from the man who has blocked change at almost every opportunity for the last 12 years.
Our Current Political Crisis may not be on the scale of that in revolutionary France, but it demands that we urgently address constitutional issues, such as the relationship of Parliament and the Executive, and recognise that constitutional questions are immediately being thrown up.
Perhaps Our Political Crisis highlights the need for a new constitutional settlement such as new Bill of Rights, but we should proceed with due caution.
If I am right that we are already in a constitutional moment - in a Serious Political Crisis - that is simply an inadequate response.
To come back to the point made bythe hon. Member for Shrewsbury and Atcham (Daniel Kawczynski), the current relevance of the debate lies in the fact that we are in a Political Crisis-a crisis of confidence in politics itself-and the existing electoral system is part of the crisis.
At the core of the Current Political Crisis are delays in implementing key benchmarks laid out in the CPA.
We do not want a Political Crisis on the back of the financial difficulty.
This is a Political Crisis, not just a humanitarian one.
I turn to what I described as the Political Crisis.
This enormous country seems permanently on the brink of a Political Crisis which could still topple this vital agreement.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has been in regular contact with senior political figures in the Maldives during a difficult summer there and, in particular, during the Recent Political Crisis; I last spoke to members of the Opposition and of the Government in the Maldives on16 August.
The formula that the Minister is using to allow the Northern Ireland Assembly to move its date might be an unachievable test: it might be impossible in the mixed-party circumstances of Northern Ireland ever to achieve a two-thirds majority, so we could be left with a Political Crisis and uncertainty.
He said that "This Political Crisis shows that big change is required.
The United Kingdom regards the Political Crisis and the long-standing economic- House adjourned without Question put ( Standing Order No.
I believe that the military action under Security Council resolution 1973 has saved many civilian lives in Benghazi and other rebel-held towns in eastern Libya, but I do not believe that military power will resolve Libya's deeper Political Crisis.
The Minister will know that for many years I have been visiting Zimbabwe, and have done so during the Current Serious Political Crisis.
Now we find that Peru is in the middle of a Political Crisis and is sliding back towards authoritarianism and political fascism.
We already have a Political Crisis that could well lead to civil war in Yemen, which we had before and which ended with the reunification of southern Yemen and northern Yemen to create the state that currently exists.
That is why This Political Crisis has become a military crisis and it is also a humanitarian crisis.
Does he agree that there are particular dangers for those involved when a humanitarian emergency results from a Political Crisis?
There would be a Political Crisis at that point.
At the time, I said that we had a banking crisis; that went on to become an economic crisis, which became a Political Crisis and a social crisis.
On the eurozone, the Chancellor said in mid-September: “'The eurozone has six weeks to resolve This Political Crisis.
The Political Crisis that we are seeing shows a central Government in Yemen who are weak, peaceful protests that are turned into violence and, since the start of this year, hundreds of people dead and thousands injured across this impoverished country.
The very fact that we are having this kind of debate on the Floor of the House - and, indeed, those we regularly see taking place in the Northern Ireland Assembly - dealing with matters to do with the economy and social affairs, and how to attract more people by celebrating the opportunities for increased tourism, stands in marked contrast, as the Secretary of State said, to the sort of debates we were having 10 years ago, when we lurched under previous dispensations of political leadership in Northern Ireland from Political Crisis to political crisis, when we were debating suspensions of devolution, round table talks and all the rest of it.
Let us suppose - unlikely though it is - that, as a result of, for instance, Political Crisis or institutional trauma, the work was not done.
CMAG's decisive and timely engagement with the Maldives during the Political Crisis last year was a demonstration of its commitment to implement a stronger mandate.
Although Magna Carta was forced upon King John as the result of a Political Crisis and drawn together in haste, it was underpinned by key principles that have shaped our legal and constitutional system.
This is the first Bill since the imposition of direct rule in 1972 which has not been enacted in haste, as a result of a Political Crisis or to implement a political agreement.
However, some of us with long political histories know that there is danger in having a group of people who may not participate all the time but who have the right and the power to participate in moments of Great Political Crisis.
After her recent visit to Burundi, Samantha Power said: “If you take a Political Crisis on the one hand and combine it with armaments on the other, those are precisely the ingredients for the kind of violence Burundi has managed to avoid now for a good few years”.
Andrew Bennett, Canada's ambassador for religious freedom, has warned of the persecution of Catholics as the Political Crisis grows in Ukraine.
My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Luce, on obtaining this debate, but I go further and thank him for his opening speech, which set out in clear and sympathetic terms the background to what has been described as Hong Kong's, “most challenging Political Crisis since the handover in 1997”.
However, the industry is not a social worker and it will not solve a Political Crisis.
There needs to be root-and-branch reform that is based on respect between the various nations of the UK, and a recognition of the seriousness of the Political Crisis that is facing politics across the UK.
The Current Political Crisis has re-energised those groups in the south who long to return to the days of an independent South Yemen.
Then a Political Crisis was manufactured over the welfare issue, even though it had been known about for four years.
In the weeks ahead, Northern Ireland will face a Political Crisis relating to welfare reform.
” That situation is now creating a Political Crisis.
A Political Crisis has been unfolding in the country over the past year, which has raised serious concerns about the rule of law and adherence to democratic principles.
He is hugely supportive of Northern Ireland matters and is taking a great interest in what is a very Serious Political Crisis.
A Political Crisis has been unfolding in the country in the past year, which has raised concerns about the rule of law and adherence to democratic principles.
We have the experience in recent times of a whole series of arrests by the PSNI which led to a Political Crisis we are still trying to find our way through in Northern Ireland, and all of those arrested have been released without charge.
The murders in the summer and the budgetary stalemate on the issue of welfare led to a Political Crisis with potentially massive consequences for future governance.
The murders of Gerard Davison and Kevin McGuigan in the summer and the budgetary stalemate around the issue of welfare led to a Political Crisis that required all the skill and commitment of those involved to get an agreement to break the stalemate and allow progress to be made.
Whenever the murders happened last year, a Political Crisis was created over issues that parties chose to ignore and then dramatically tried to advertise.
For example, last year in the aftermath of the two murders, when the Chief Constable made a assessment that shared publicly the police's working theories in relation to that murder, something of a Political Crisis was created and a panel was set up to look at those issues, including to say whether it accepted what the Chief Constable had said.
If this is a Political Crisis, it is one of the Chancellor's own making.
The murders of Gerard Davison and Kevin McGuigan in the summer and the budgetary stalemate over welfare led to a Political Crisis that required skill, commitment and determination from everyone to get an agreement, break the deadlock and thereby allow progress to be made.
It is an existential as well as a Political Crisis.
We need to fix that - otherwise we will have Political Crisis.