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Mr Nigel EVANS

Speeches since 2019

03/10/2019 | 15:41:27 Thank you very much, Madame President.  Can I just start today, though, by saying, on behalf of the British delegation, how deeply saddened we are by the news coming out of Paris today, with the murder of four police officers. I know that every parliamentarian here at the Council of Europe will stand shoulder to shoulder with the police force of France, the people of Paris, and the people of France, today, as they grieve their loss. Can I say that I support the vast majority of what Mr... 24/06/2019 | 19:40:54 Thank you very much, Madam President. I've been a member of this organisation for a few years, but rarely have I heard such a powerful debate from so many people from all over the Council of Europe countries - particularly those who've experienced some of the aggression from Russia. And they speak with authority and they speak with experience and they speak with passion. Those who've had parts of their country partitioned or occupied, those who reflect on the shooting down of MH17 with almost... 11/04/2019 | 17:45:04 I thank the rapporteur for her excellent report. It must have been quite stressful to visit the camps and see the appalling conditions in which thousands of people – innocent people – are living. I will take up the message of Mr Pierre-Alain FRIDEZ from Switzerland: unless we get to the root causes of these problems, they will simply continue and indeed get worse. That seems to be the situation on the particular Greek islands that we are talking about, specifically Lesbos, on which Moria is...