Speeches in Parliament

Backing Our Veterans

Today, in the House of Commons, I asked the Minister for Defence Veterans, Reserves and Personnel, Mark Lancaster, for assurances that our servicemen and women are not punished over alleged historical – and vexatious – allegations of crimes taking place during ‘The Troubles’ in Northern Ireland.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Asks About Whaling

Last week, I raised the issue of commercial whaling on the floor of the UK House of Commons. As Founder of the APPG for Endangered Species, I believe it is our duty to protect threatened species across the world, whether they be on land or in the sea.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Backs Our Servicemen and Women

Member of Parliament for North East Hampshire, Ranil Jayawardena MP, today presented to the House of Commons his petition calling for a Statute of Limitation on spurious and vexatious prosecutions of Servicemen and Women .

Local MP Says Police Need More Powers

Member of Parliament for North East Hampshire, Ranil Jayawardena MP, presented his petition on unauthorised traveller encampments to the House of Commons on Wednesday 13th June 2018.

Almost two thousand residents of North East Hampshire and the wider United Kingdom signed his petition.