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Mr Benn said : "It is extraordinary that imports into the UK are being favoured over UK exports to the EU and this just highlights the barriers to trade that have been put in place by their threadbare Brexit deal," External link

express Thursday, April 28, 2022 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about Melvin Benn ) : "It is 57 days from today until the opening of the campsite gates. This will be a massive 1,092 days between Tool closing on June 16, 2019 and Heriot playing the first guitar chords on June 10. The festival is also looking to improve its green credentials. Recycling and composting rates rose from 46% in 2018 to 59% in 2019 with zero waste going to landfill. All water bottles will be 100% recyclable and a litre bottle of water can be refilled in three seconds thanks to high flow technology in the arena. The Download Dog pictured alongside managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn (left) and Download Festival booker Andy Copping (right) at the entrance to the Tarmac Lake at Donington Park. The Tarmac Lake section of Donington Park is set to be used as part of the festival site, improving accessibility for festival goers. (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post) Last year, a pilot festival was allowed to take place with just 10,000 fans but many people still have tickets they purchased for the full 2020 festival which was cancelled because of the covid pandemic. Tickets are still on sale here for this year's festival, which is expected to attract up to 85,000 people, when the main headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro with more than 90 other bands over the three days. Andy Copping, who leads the team responsible for booking the acts, said: " External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, April 12, 2022 7:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “The UK’s long term exports appear to be lagging behind our European neighbours,” “The key difference between us and them is the mountain of red tape that has been imposed on UK businesses post-Brexit” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, April 12, 2022 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about Melvin Benn ) : "It is 57 days from today until the opening of the campsite gates. This will be a massive 1,092 days between Tool closing on June 16, 2019 and Heriot playing the first guitar chords on June 10. The festival is also looking to improve its green credentials. Recycling and composting rates rose from 46% in 2018 to 59% in 2019 with zero waste going to landfill. All water bottles will be 100% recyclable and a litre bottle of water can be refilled in three seconds thanks to high flow technology in the arena. The Download Dog pictured alongside managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn (left) and Download Festival booker Andy Copping (right) at the entrance to the Tarmac Lake at Donington Park. The Tarmac Lake section of Donington Park is set to be used as part of the festival site, improving accessibility for festival goers. (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post) Last year, a pilot festival was allowed to take place with just 10,000 fans but many people still have tickets they purchased for the full 2020 festival which was cancelled because of the covid pandemic. Tickets are still on sale here for this year's festival, which is expected to attract up to 85,000 people, when the main headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro with more than 90 other bands over the three days. Andy Copping, who leads the team responsible for booking the acts, said: " External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about Melvin Benn ) : "It is 57 days from today until the opening of the campsite gates. This will be a massive 1,092 days between Tool closing on June 16, 2019 and Heriot playing the first guitar chords on June 10. The festival is also looking to improve its green credentials. Recycling and composting rates rose from 46% in 2018 to 59% in 2019 with zero waste going to landfill. All water bottles will be 100% recyclable and a litre bottle of water can be refilled in three seconds thanks to high flow technology in the arena. The Download Dog pictured alongside managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn (left) and Download Festival booker Andy Copping (right) at the entrance to the Tarmac Lake at Donington Park. The Tarmac Lake section of Donington Park is set to be used as part of the festival site, improving accessibility for festival goers. (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post) Last year, a pilot festival was allowed to take place with just 10,000 fans but many people still have tickets they purchased for the full 2020 festival which was cancelled because of the covid pandemic. Tickets are still on sale here for this year's festival, which is expected to attract up to 85,000 people, when the main headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro with more than 90 other bands over the three days. Andy Copping, who leads the team responsible for booking the acts, said: " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

bordermail Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about On Thursday ) : "On Thursday, we will discover that the Government didn't have a bold vision and they weren't prepared to keep the promise they made and that's why the first word I used was it's a betrayal" External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We have had a camera stolen because it has collected some evidence, so we need to look at covert capability,” External link

thetelegraphandargus Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If it didn’t happen, we wouldn’t have to deal with it,” External link

thetelegraphandargus Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I believe it was a massive success and demonstrated there is a way to produce festivals in a Covid-safe manner" External link

bbc Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "It would be remarkably similar. The event in Liverpool was extraordinarily similar. It felt like you were in 2019 pre Covid, it felt normal. Of course there was additional hand sanitiser etcetera, but in the knowledge that everybody had been tested everybody was super comfortable," "It felt incredibly safe, incredibly normal. You were able to chat to people, you were able to hug them. It proved that there was this phenomonal appetite for people to enjoy live music again," External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "It would be remarkably similar. The event in Liverpool was extraordinarily similar. It felt like you were in 2019 pre Covid, it felt normal. Of course there was additional hand sanitiser etcetera, but in the knowledge that everybody had been tested everybody was super comfortable," "It felt incredibly safe, incredibly normal. You were able to chat to people, you were able to hug them. It proved that there was this phenomonal appetite for people to enjoy live music again," External link

leinsterexpress Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “In fact it feels like it’s safe to produce an event where everybody is tested. Literally everybody. The staff, the workers, the security, the bar staff, the food traders, as well as the festival goers themselves,” “And that the event can be safe. And it proved also that there was this phenomenal appetite for people to enjoy live music again. And I think that’s unquestionable to be honest” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The sugarcane in those days was a gold mine, now 1935, farmers in the El Arish area got 17 pounds 10 shillings a ton for their cane, and here's the farmers today still trying to struggle on $36 to $40 a tonne," External link

abc-au Friday, April 23, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Most other ducks would have said, 'Nup, I'm over it no,' but he was happy to go along," "He knows he's good; he's a show-off" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We were nervous, but he stood up and showed himself off for the judges," "We couldn't be near him, but he knew we were there; he was well aware of what was going on" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "He was held up like Simba on the back of the ute," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "For his breed, he could be a touch leaner if we were picky on him," "They're not a robust style of duck; they're bred to lay eggs and help with crops by eating bugs" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "From day one, they get used to seeing you, or else they tend to be pretty crazy," "Then you get them comfortable in the pen once or twice a week, then putting your hand in and getting them to stand alert. We use food for positive reinforcement, like a dog" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “He quipped, I trust with a smile on his face, ‘that's about the right number, we have 650 and most of them are a complete bloody waste of time’,” External link

YorkshirePost Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “We’ve been able to rent in areas where we otherwise couldn’t buy and generally the quality of the schools and amenities in those areas are much higher and so being able to rent in those areas means you’re exposed to a lot more options for your children to experience when it comes to schooling,” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn asked : “Is it Article 16, which allows the UK to unilaterally take appropriate safeguard measures? And, if not, which other article is he citing?” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “I applaud him for that, and I am going to hold his feet to the fire on it. And I think there’s going to be 200,000 young people holding his feet to the fire on that position as well,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “I applaud him for that, and I am going to hold his feet to the fire on it. And I think there’s going to be 200,000 young people holding his feet to the fire on that position as well,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “I’m just a simple guy, selling cheese,” “It just went crazy. When you get that delivery, and it’s me with my cheese, it’s exciting, I suppose. "The only complaint is there’s too much to choose from” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, January 18, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about British ) : “In the end there has to be a deal, because how could either side in these negotiations contemplate adding the cost of no deal, which would be really damaging above all to the British economy, on top of the economic effects of the worst recession in 300 years because of Covid?” External link

chroniclelive Thursday, December 24, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think is the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think it's the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "it is not that he wasn't aware of the consequences. The country will not forgive this Government if it imposes no-deal upon us" External link

thesun Tuesday, December 8, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "it is not that he wasn't aware of the consequences. The country will not forgive this Government if it imposes no-deal upon us" External link

thesun Tuesday, December 8, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

kilkennypeople Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, July 17, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

longfordleader Friday, July 17, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

leinsterleader Friday, July 17, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

offalyexpress Friday, July 17, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

leinsterexpress Friday, July 17, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "China wants to keep Belt and Road countries divided, as they are stronger than each country individually," External link

straitstimesSG Friday, May 22, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “It seems increasingly likely that part of what will be required to tackle this virus in future will be the wearing of masks by members of the public in certain situations,” External link

thanetgazette Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We've had an arrangement, the best trade deal we've got with any group of countries in the world, and that is going in the bin,” “We're going to have to replace it with something else, which is going to be less good than what we've just thrown away” External link

YorkshirePost Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “This is our ultimate luxury television. It is a major statement piece that people with style and wealth can enjoy. ​We believe it is the most stunning and unique television ever produced in the world” External link

themirror Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You are either going to make a long-term investment for the next 150 years or we are not,” “HS2 is a vote of confidence in the future, that is why businesses are so keen on it. It is a really big test for the Government” External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied : "That's helpful that you have confirmed that he will send that letter" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “We have to face up to the possibility that all we’ll get out of the summit this week is the EU leaders noting some progress has been made and looking forward to further talks” External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied ( about Mr Benn ) : "No, I don't accept that, because the Act (the so-called Benn Act) was very carefully structured to give the Prime Minister the opportunity to negotiate a deal with the European Union if he could. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied : "No, I don't accept that, because the Act (the so-called Benn Act) was very carefully structured to give the Prime Minister the opportunity to negotiate a deal with the European Union if he could. " External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn wrote : "I would be grateful if you could explain why the document we received is entitled the 'Reasonable Worst Case Scenario', whereas it has been reported that a very similar if not identical version obtained by the Sunday Times was entitled the 'Base Scenario'. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn wrote : "I would be grateful if you could confirm when you intend to publish your proposals for an alternative to the backstop so that they can be scrutinised by the Select Committee, MPs and the public. The piece of legislation Mr Benn authored - known as the Benn Act - passed by Parliament after MPs seized control of Commons business requires the PM to seek an extension to the Brexit process if a deal has not been reached by October 19. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab suggested earlier today the Government was still examining the implications of the legislation. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Monday, September 16, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn wrote : "I would be grateful if you could confirm when you intend to publish your proposals for an alternative to the backstop so that they can be scrutinised by the Select Committee, MPs and the public. The piece of legislation Mr Benn authored - known as the Benn Act - passed by Parliament after MPs seized control of Commons business requires the PM to seek an extension to the Brexit process if a deal has not been reached by October 19. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab suggested earlier today the Government was still examining the implications of the legislation. " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, September 16, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I am gravely concerned by India’s unilateral decision to withdraw the region’s autonomy – by revoking Article 370 of India’s constitution – and to put the area into what is, in effect, military lockdown. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I am gravely concerned by India’s unilateral decision to withdraw the region’s autonomy – by revoking Article 370 of India’s constitution – and to put the area into what is, in effect, military lockdown. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Friday, September 13, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I wouldn't want for a minute to challenge your decision, not least because you would rule me out of order, but I have to say that I regret and respect it. " External link

independent-ie Monday, September 9, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "He's his own man, he's very hard-working, very well respected" External link

bbc Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "He's his own man, he's very hard-working, very well respected" External link

bbc Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The Prime Minister's made it absolutely clear that he is prepared to leave on 31st October without a deal, and those of us who I hope will support the Bill today do not wish that to happen" External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

yorkshireeveningpost Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The Prime Minister's made it absolutely clear that he is prepared to leave on 31st October without a deal, and those of us who I hope will support the Bill today do not wish that to happen" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

YorkshirePost Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

birminghammail Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

tamworthherald Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The purpose of the Bill is to ensure that the UK does not leave the European Union on the 31 October without an agreement, unless Parliaments consents. " External link

themirror Monday, September 2, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "It's there loud and clear, take your tent home is on t-shirts. It does feel like the message of the earth running out of time is beginning to resonate with people. People say to me it's Aldi's fault or Lidl's fault, it's Tesco's fault selling us these cheap tents. Its not because tents can be reused. There's absolutely no question that tents can be reused. It's up to the individual putting the tent up to take it down, take it home and reuse it," External link

leinsterexpress Monday, September 2, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “Take your tent home; the message is loud and clear,” “It feels like the message is beginning to resonate with people. People say it’s the retailers’ fault for selling cheap tents, but really, it’s up to the individual to take their tent home and reuse it again” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "This is a very significant amendment because it sends a very significant message to the prime minister - if you think you can lock the doors on that chamber and tell us to go away until the 31st October, Parliament will not allow that to happen" External link

bbc Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Liberal Democrata ) : “The unions seem to have moved to a position to support Liberal Democrat policy to stop a Tory Brexit,” External link

independent-UK Monday, July 8, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “On Saturday, we will come together to send a message that it would be a democratic outrage for a new prime minister to try and impose a destructive no-deal Brexit on the people of the north and the rest of the UK without us having the chance to be heard through a final say referendum. Going back to the people is the right thing to do and the only way to break the deadlock” External link

independent-UK Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The one that everyone should be talking about is Let's Eat Grandma" External link

edp24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "They performed here two years ago on one of the smaller stages, but they are on the way up I believe. They are an incredible young band" External link

edp24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The one that everyone should be talking about is Let's Eat Grandma" External link

greatyarmouthmercury Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "They performed here two years ago on one of the smaller stages, but they are on the way up I believe. They are an incredible young band" External link

greatyarmouthmercury Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Cressida Dick ) : “Yet we could be just 11 days away from a no deal Brexit which the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (Cressida Dick) has described as potentially putting people at risk, is she right?” External link

themirror Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Since it took two and three-quarter years for the Government to get what it had negotiated defeated three times, it's a little bit harsh on Parliament, when it started the process last Wednesday, for not having immediately solved the problem in 24 hours," "So I think a little bit more time is a perfectly reasonable thing to provide as we try and find a way forward" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Since it took 2 3/4 years for the government to get what it had negotiated defeated three times, it's a little bit harsh on Parliament, when it started the process last Wednesday, for not having immediately solved the problem in 24 hours," "So I think a little bit more time is a perfectly reasonable thing to provide as we try and find a way forward" External link

thenational Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If you cannot get rid of the people who govern you, you do not live in a democratic system” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio," External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio," External link

clactonandfrintongazette Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio," External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

itv Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "Our principal message is that a no-deal Brexit cannot be the policy of any responsible government," External link

skynews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “Despite the resounding defeat of the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, the EU Withdrawal Act specifies that the UK’s ‘exit day’ will be 29 March at 11pm - deal or no deal. Having taken a wide range of evidence on the implications of a no-deal Brexit, the committee is clear this cannot be allowed to happen” External link

TheScotsman Monday, January 28, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "Our principal message is that a no-deal Brexit cannot be the policy of any responsible government," External link

heart Monday, January 28, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "Our principal message is that a no-deal Brexit cannot be the policy of any responsible government," External link

skynews Monday, January 28, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We made it very clear that the Government has to rule out no-deal that is the first step they have to take. " External link

itv Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We made it very clear that the Government has to rule out no-deal that is the first step they have to take. " External link

itv Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “The really important question is, there’s an open door, is there an open mind to a change?” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If the Prime Minister loses tonight the Government must reach out across the House to try and find a way forward,” “If this doesn’t happen, then Parliament will have to take the lead” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If the Prime Minister loses tonight the Government must reach out across the House to try and find a way forward,” “If this doesn’t happen, then Parliament will have to take the lead” External link

standard Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to it, you can’t send them back to re-negotiate, can you?” External link

express Sunday, October 29, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn states ( about Commission ) : “I have several times pointed out to Dr Surujbally that the Commission was bi-partisan in nature, as a result of the tedious and deliberate formulation of the ‘Carter Formula’ which was one the key adoptions in constitutional reform which allowed for a more democratic constitution and freer and fairer election in 1992” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn added : "Securing the rights of EU citizens will help secure the rights of Brits abroad" External link

express Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn responded : "When we took representations of those living abroad, they might have said, please don’t secure the position of EU nationals until you’ve sorted us out. But, no, they told us to secure the rights of the three million here. I think it’s about leading by example" External link

express Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “We’re not asking the Government to give away its red lines or negotiating fall back positions, but we do want clarity on its broad aims” External link

independent-ie Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We’re not asking the Government to give away its red lines or negotiating fall back positions, but we do want clarity on its broad aims given the significance and complexity of the negotiating task. This white paper must be published by mid-February to give Parliament and the devolved governments time to scrutinise it” External link

icWales Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : “These lots are not the usual lots you would get from the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA). These are one acre lots. This would allow you to do your farming and live on the land. We are doing it because we recognise the hardships that people in the community face for many years and could not properly utilise their lands and make a living from it over the years. We have given it at a minimal fee for the prospective leaseholders. Anyone who receives the permissions today will be required to pay a minuscule amount,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, January 6, 2017 7:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about British ) : "This is a time for continuity and experience, because this going to be a very complex, a very challenging, a very difficult negotiation," "It's an absolutely vital job - both conveying the British government's view to the other 27 members states, but also honestly reporting back what he was picking up about the attitude of the other 27 toward the forthcoming negotiations" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, January 4, 2017 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "This is a time for continuity and experience because this going to be a very complex, a very challenging, a very difficult negotiation," External link

smh Tuesday, January 3, 2017 8:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn told : "This is a time for continuity and experience because this going to be a very complex, a very challenging, a very difficult negotiation," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 3, 2017 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “We’re saying to them that we’re not prepared to perpetually grant licence to them to be on the reserve. In fact, the licence is very clear that whenever government is ready for use of the reserve, they will have to vacate. So it is very clear to anyone who may have had a licence in the past… Some people have begun to believe that this is a right, and so without even getting approval from Lands and Surveys, they go on to the parapets, they go on to the reserves; and so we’re trying to discontinue that practice,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We’re saying to them that we’re not prepared to perpetually grant license to them to be on the reserve. In fact the licence is very clear that whenever government is ready for use of the reserve that they will have to vacate. So it is very clear to anyone, who may have had a licence in the past… some people have begun to believe that this is a right and so without even getting approval from Lands and Surveys, they go on to the parapets, they go on to the reserves and so we’re trying to discontinue that practice.,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, November 5, 2016 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about The UK ) : "It depends. The Government might need to come back and say 'all right, well we've had a think about it and we are going to change this or do that'" External link

wandsworthguardian Sunday, October 23, 2016 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about The UK ) : "It depends. The Government might need to come back and say 'all right, well we've had a think about it and we are going to change this or do that'" External link

wandsworthguardian Sunday, October 23, 2016 2:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Parliament will definitely want to have the final say on the agreement that is negotiated by the Government at the end of this process whenever that comes" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about British ) : "The real task is to give the British people a sense of hope about the future. " External link

ibtimes-uk Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about British ) : "The real task is to give the British people a sense of hope about the future" External link

themirror Sunday, September 25, 2016 5:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "A couple of years ago King Island was in the doldrums because we lost our abattoir. People were feeling pretty glum," "A couple of golfers came over and said they were going to develop a couple of courses and we said, 'This is wonderful, but we'll believe it when we see it'" External link

abc-au Friday, July 15, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The golf courses said when they started up that they needed at least 8,000 rounds a year to be viable, but they expected, going on the experience of the courses on northern Tasmania, that they would probably end up running about 20,000 rounds a year per course," "That's going to increase our tourist numbers from about 6,000 to around 25,000 visitors annually" External link

abc-au Friday, July 15, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT



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chairman7.14%EN10/23/201623/10/2016
cooper14.29%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
mp for leeds28.57%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
shadow foreign secretary21.43%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
mp7.14%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
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Grant Shapps replied ( about Mr Benn ) : "I actually agree with (Mr Benn). It probably would have been sensible to start the entire project from the north-south in the first place. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think is the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think it's the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Anil Nandlall disclosed ( about Mr Benn ) : “That Commissioner only has the powers that would have been delegated to him by the President. Now, when one examines Mr. Benn’s instrument, he was never given the power to issue titles for lands. And he has issued titles for various pieces of lands throughout Georgetown and right across the country. So all those transactions are illegal and unlawful,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

David McKee said ( about Mr Benn ) : “I set it in the street where I lived – I wanted it to come out of the reality of my life. And I put Mr Benn in the house next to mine, in Festing Road in Putney. Mr Benn was probably me looking for an escape, and the escape became the costume shop,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Perry writes ( about Mr Benn ) : "There are so many TV memories that I have growing up. I remember watching the pre-school cartoon called Mr Benn, and used to love seeing him emerge from a dressing room dressed in one of his costumes ready for a new adventure. " External link

eadt Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied ( about Mr Benn ) : "No, I don't accept that, because the Act (the so-called Benn Act) was very carefully structured to give the Prime Minister the opportunity to negotiate a deal with the European Union if he could. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Rogers said ( about Mr Benn ) : "The defendant started to draw the knife which had a 12 inch serrated blade and Mr Benn ran but as he got to the door the defendant was behind him. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

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Mr Benn said : "It is extraordinary that imports into the UK are being favoured over UK exports to the EU and this just highlights the barriers to trade that have been put in place by their threadbare Brexit deal," External link

express Thursday, April 28, 2022 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about Melvin Benn ) : "It is 57 days from today until the opening of the campsite gates. This will be a massive 1,092 days between Tool closing on June 16, 2019 and Heriot playing the first guitar chords on June 10. The festival is also looking to improve its green credentials. Recycling and composting rates rose from 46% in 2018 to 59% in 2019 with zero waste going to landfill. All water bottles will be 100% recyclable and a litre bottle of water can be refilled in three seconds thanks to high flow technology in the arena. The Download Dog pictured alongside managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn (left) and Download Festival booker Andy Copping (right) at the entrance to the Tarmac Lake at Donington Park. The Tarmac Lake section of Donington Park is set to be used as part of the festival site, improving accessibility for festival goers. (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post) Last year, a pilot festival was allowed to take place with just 10,000 fans but many people still have tickets they purchased for the full 2020 festival which was cancelled because of the covid pandemic. Tickets are still on sale here for this year's festival, which is expected to attract up to 85,000 people, when the main headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro with more than 90 other bands over the three days. Andy Copping, who leads the team responsible for booking the acts, said: " External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, April 12, 2022 7:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “The UK’s long term exports appear to be lagging behind our European neighbours,” “The key difference between us and them is the mountain of red tape that has been imposed on UK businesses post-Brexit” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, April 12, 2022 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about Melvin Benn ) : "It is 57 days from today until the opening of the campsite gates. This will be a massive 1,092 days between Tool closing on June 16, 2019 and Heriot playing the first guitar chords on June 10. The festival is also looking to improve its green credentials. Recycling and composting rates rose from 46% in 2018 to 59% in 2019 with zero waste going to landfill. All water bottles will be 100% recyclable and a litre bottle of water can be refilled in three seconds thanks to high flow technology in the arena. The Download Dog pictured alongside managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn (left) and Download Festival booker Andy Copping (right) at the entrance to the Tarmac Lake at Donington Park. The Tarmac Lake section of Donington Park is set to be used as part of the festival site, improving accessibility for festival goers. (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post) Last year, a pilot festival was allowed to take place with just 10,000 fans but many people still have tickets they purchased for the full 2020 festival which was cancelled because of the covid pandemic. Tickets are still on sale here for this year's festival, which is expected to attract up to 85,000 people, when the main headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro with more than 90 other bands over the three days. Andy Copping, who leads the team responsible for booking the acts, said: " External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about Melvin Benn ) : "It is 57 days from today until the opening of the campsite gates. This will be a massive 1,092 days between Tool closing on June 16, 2019 and Heriot playing the first guitar chords on June 10. The festival is also looking to improve its green credentials. Recycling and composting rates rose from 46% in 2018 to 59% in 2019 with zero waste going to landfill. All water bottles will be 100% recyclable and a litre bottle of water can be refilled in three seconds thanks to high flow technology in the arena. The Download Dog pictured alongside managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn (left) and Download Festival booker Andy Copping (right) at the entrance to the Tarmac Lake at Donington Park. The Tarmac Lake section of Donington Park is set to be used as part of the festival site, improving accessibility for festival goers. (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post) Last year, a pilot festival was allowed to take place with just 10,000 fans but many people still have tickets they purchased for the full 2020 festival which was cancelled because of the covid pandemic. Tickets are still on sale here for this year's festival, which is expected to attract up to 85,000 people, when the main headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro with more than 90 other bands over the three days. Andy Copping, who leads the team responsible for booking the acts, said: " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I'd love to see the 84 done but the odds are getting smaller and smaller," External link

bordermail Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about On Thursday ) : "On Thursday, we will discover that the Government didn't have a bold vision and they weren't prepared to keep the promise they made and that's why the first word I used was it's a betrayal" External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We have had a camera stolen because it has collected some evidence, so we need to look at covert capability,” External link

thetelegraphandargus Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If it didn’t happen, we wouldn’t have to deal with it,” External link

thetelegraphandargus Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I believe it was a massive success and demonstrated there is a way to produce festivals in a Covid-safe manner" External link

bbc Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "It would be remarkably similar. The event in Liverpool was extraordinarily similar. It felt like you were in 2019 pre Covid, it felt normal. Of course there was additional hand sanitiser etcetera, but in the knowledge that everybody had been tested everybody was super comfortable," "It felt incredibly safe, incredibly normal. You were able to chat to people, you were able to hug them. It proved that there was this phenomonal appetite for people to enjoy live music again," External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "It would be remarkably similar. The event in Liverpool was extraordinarily similar. It felt like you were in 2019 pre Covid, it felt normal. Of course there was additional hand sanitiser etcetera, but in the knowledge that everybody had been tested everybody was super comfortable," "It felt incredibly safe, incredibly normal. You were able to chat to people, you were able to hug them. It proved that there was this phenomonal appetite for people to enjoy live music again," External link

leinsterexpress Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “In fact it feels like it’s safe to produce an event where everybody is tested. Literally everybody. The staff, the workers, the security, the bar staff, the food traders, as well as the festival goers themselves,” “And that the event can be safe. And it proved also that there was this phenomenal appetite for people to enjoy live music again. And I think that’s unquestionable to be honest” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The sugarcane in those days was a gold mine, now 1935, farmers in the El Arish area got 17 pounds 10 shillings a ton for their cane, and here's the farmers today still trying to struggle on $36 to $40 a tonne," External link

abc-au Friday, April 23, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Most other ducks would have said, 'Nup, I'm over it no,' but he was happy to go along," "He knows he's good; he's a show-off" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We were nervous, but he stood up and showed himself off for the judges," "We couldn't be near him, but he knew we were there; he was well aware of what was going on" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "He was held up like Simba on the back of the ute," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "For his breed, he could be a touch leaner if we were picky on him," "They're not a robust style of duck; they're bred to lay eggs and help with crops by eating bugs" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "From day one, they get used to seeing you, or else they tend to be pretty crazy," "Then you get them comfortable in the pen once or twice a week, then putting your hand in and getting them to stand alert. We use food for positive reinforcement, like a dog" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “He quipped, I trust with a smile on his face, ‘that's about the right number, we have 650 and most of them are a complete bloody waste of time’,” External link

YorkshirePost Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We knew it may happen one day but we didn't expect it so soon, to beat the chooks was a big, big thing for us," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “We’ve been able to rent in areas where we otherwise couldn’t buy and generally the quality of the schools and amenities in those areas are much higher and so being able to rent in those areas means you’re exposed to a lot more options for your children to experience when it comes to schooling,” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn asked : “Is it Article 16, which allows the UK to unilaterally take appropriate safeguard measures? And, if not, which other article is he citing?” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “I applaud him for that, and I am going to hold his feet to the fire on it. And I think there’s going to be 200,000 young people holding his feet to the fire on that position as well,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “I applaud him for that, and I am going to hold his feet to the fire on it. And I think there’s going to be 200,000 young people holding his feet to the fire on that position as well,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “I’m just a simple guy, selling cheese,” “It just went crazy. When you get that delivery, and it’s me with my cheese, it’s exciting, I suppose. "The only complaint is there’s too much to choose from” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, January 18, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about British ) : “In the end there has to be a deal, because how could either side in these negotiations contemplate adding the cost of no deal, which would be really damaging above all to the British economy, on top of the economic effects of the worst recession in 300 years because of Covid?” External link

chroniclelive Thursday, December 24, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think is the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think it's the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "it is not that he wasn't aware of the consequences. The country will not forgive this Government if it imposes no-deal upon us" External link

thesun Tuesday, December 8, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "it is not that he wasn't aware of the consequences. The country will not forgive this Government if it imposes no-deal upon us" External link

thesun Tuesday, December 8, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

kilkennypeople Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, July 17, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

longfordleader Friday, July 17, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

leinsterleader Friday, July 17, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

offalyexpress Friday, July 17, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “I take great confidence in the fact that test and trace is a plan B for me,” External link

leinsterexpress Friday, July 17, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "China wants to keep Belt and Road countries divided, as they are stronger than each country individually," External link

straitstimesSG Friday, May 22, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “It seems increasingly likely that part of what will be required to tackle this virus in future will be the wearing of masks by members of the public in certain situations,” External link

thanetgazette Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We've had an arrangement, the best trade deal we've got with any group of countries in the world, and that is going in the bin,” “We're going to have to replace it with something else, which is going to be less good than what we've just thrown away” External link

YorkshirePost Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “This is our ultimate luxury television. It is a major statement piece that people with style and wealth can enjoy. ​We believe it is the most stunning and unique television ever produced in the world” External link

themirror Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You are either going to make a long-term investment for the next 150 years or we are not,” “HS2 is a vote of confidence in the future, that is why businesses are so keen on it. It is a really big test for the Government” External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied : "That's helpful that you have confirmed that he will send that letter" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “We have to face up to the possibility that all we’ll get out of the summit this week is the EU leaders noting some progress has been made and looking forward to further talks” External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied ( about Mr Benn ) : "No, I don't accept that, because the Act (the so-called Benn Act) was very carefully structured to give the Prime Minister the opportunity to negotiate a deal with the European Union if he could. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied : "No, I don't accept that, because the Act (the so-called Benn Act) was very carefully structured to give the Prime Minister the opportunity to negotiate a deal with the European Union if he could. " External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn wrote : "I would be grateful if you could explain why the document we received is entitled the 'Reasonable Worst Case Scenario', whereas it has been reported that a very similar if not identical version obtained by the Sunday Times was entitled the 'Base Scenario'. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn wrote : "I would be grateful if you could confirm when you intend to publish your proposals for an alternative to the backstop so that they can be scrutinised by the Select Committee, MPs and the public. The piece of legislation Mr Benn authored - known as the Benn Act - passed by Parliament after MPs seized control of Commons business requires the PM to seek an extension to the Brexit process if a deal has not been reached by October 19. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab suggested earlier today the Government was still examining the implications of the legislation. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Monday, September 16, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn wrote : "I would be grateful if you could confirm when you intend to publish your proposals for an alternative to the backstop so that they can be scrutinised by the Select Committee, MPs and the public. The piece of legislation Mr Benn authored - known as the Benn Act - passed by Parliament after MPs seized control of Commons business requires the PM to seek an extension to the Brexit process if a deal has not been reached by October 19. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab suggested earlier today the Government was still examining the implications of the legislation. " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, September 16, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I am gravely concerned by India’s unilateral decision to withdraw the region’s autonomy – by revoking Article 370 of India’s constitution – and to put the area into what is, in effect, military lockdown. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I am gravely concerned by India’s unilateral decision to withdraw the region’s autonomy – by revoking Article 370 of India’s constitution – and to put the area into what is, in effect, military lockdown. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Friday, September 13, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "I wouldn't want for a minute to challenge your decision, not least because you would rule me out of order, but I have to say that I regret and respect it. " External link

independent-ie Monday, September 9, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "He's his own man, he's very hard-working, very well respected" External link

bbc Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "He's his own man, he's very hard-working, very well respected" External link

bbc Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The Prime Minister's made it absolutely clear that he is prepared to leave on 31st October without a deal, and those of us who I hope will support the Bill today do not wish that to happen" External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

yorkshireeveningpost Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The Prime Minister's made it absolutely clear that he is prepared to leave on 31st October without a deal, and those of us who I hope will support the Bill today do not wish that to happen" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

YorkshirePost Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

birminghammail Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

tamworthherald Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : "You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging" External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “You could describe it as a somewhat unlikely alliance, but what unites us is a conviction that there is no mandate for no-deal, and that the consequences for the economy and for our country would be highly damaging” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The purpose of the Bill is to ensure that the UK does not leave the European Union on the 31 October without an agreement, unless Parliaments consents. " External link

themirror Monday, September 2, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "It's there loud and clear, take your tent home is on t-shirts. It does feel like the message of the earth running out of time is beginning to resonate with people. People say to me it's Aldi's fault or Lidl's fault, it's Tesco's fault selling us these cheap tents. Its not because tents can be reused. There's absolutely no question that tents can be reused. It's up to the individual putting the tent up to take it down, take it home and reuse it," External link

leinsterexpress Monday, September 2, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “Take your tent home; the message is loud and clear,” “It feels like the message is beginning to resonate with people. People say it’s the retailers’ fault for selling cheap tents, but really, it’s up to the individual to take their tent home and reuse it again” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "This is a very significant amendment because it sends a very significant message to the prime minister - if you think you can lock the doors on that chamber and tell us to go away until the 31st October, Parliament will not allow that to happen" External link

bbc Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Liberal Democrata ) : “The unions seem to have moved to a position to support Liberal Democrat policy to stop a Tory Brexit,” External link

independent-UK Monday, July 8, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “On Saturday, we will come together to send a message that it would be a democratic outrage for a new prime minister to try and impose a destructive no-deal Brexit on the people of the north and the rest of the UK without us having the chance to be heard through a final say referendum. Going back to the people is the right thing to do and the only way to break the deadlock” External link

independent-UK Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The one that everyone should be talking about is Let's Eat Grandma" External link

edp24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "They performed here two years ago on one of the smaller stages, but they are on the way up I believe. They are an incredible young band" External link

edp24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The one that everyone should be talking about is Let's Eat Grandma" External link

greatyarmouthmercury Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "They performed here two years ago on one of the smaller stages, but they are on the way up I believe. They are an incredible young band" External link

greatyarmouthmercury Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Cressida Dick ) : “Yet we could be just 11 days away from a no deal Brexit which the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (Cressida Dick) has described as potentially putting people at risk, is she right?” External link

themirror Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Since it took two and three-quarter years for the Government to get what it had negotiated defeated three times, it's a little bit harsh on Parliament, when it started the process last Wednesday, for not having immediately solved the problem in 24 hours," "So I think a little bit more time is a perfectly reasonable thing to provide as we try and find a way forward" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Since it took 2 3/4 years for the government to get what it had negotiated defeated three times, it's a little bit harsh on Parliament, when it started the process last Wednesday, for not having immediately solved the problem in 24 hours," "So I think a little bit more time is a perfectly reasonable thing to provide as we try and find a way forward" External link

thenational Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If you cannot get rid of the people who govern you, you do not live in a democratic system” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio," External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio," External link

clactonandfrintongazette Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio," External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “As I was sitting listening myself, Carol came down and beckoned me away and so I went upstairs and discovered that Joshua was picking up my telephone call to Frances on his radio,” External link

itv Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "Our principal message is that a no-deal Brexit cannot be the policy of any responsible government," External link

skynews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “Despite the resounding defeat of the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, the EU Withdrawal Act specifies that the UK’s ‘exit day’ will be 29 March at 11pm - deal or no deal. Having taken a wide range of evidence on the implications of a no-deal Brexit, the committee is clear this cannot be allowed to happen” External link

TheScotsman Monday, January 28, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "Our principal message is that a no-deal Brexit cannot be the policy of any responsible government," External link

heart Monday, January 28, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "Our principal message is that a no-deal Brexit cannot be the policy of any responsible government," External link

skynews Monday, January 28, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We made it very clear that the Government has to rule out no-deal that is the first step they have to take. " External link

itv Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "We made it very clear that the Government has to rule out no-deal that is the first step they have to take. " External link

itv Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “The really important question is, there’s an open door, is there an open mind to a change?” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If the Prime Minister loses tonight the Government must reach out across the House to try and find a way forward,” “If this doesn’t happen, then Parliament will have to take the lead” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “If the Prime Minister loses tonight the Government must reach out across the House to try and find a way forward,” “If this doesn’t happen, then Parliament will have to take the lead” External link

standard Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “You say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to it, you can’t send them back to re-negotiate, can you?” External link

express Sunday, October 29, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn states ( about Commission ) : “I have several times pointed out to Dr Surujbally that the Commission was bi-partisan in nature, as a result of the tedious and deliberate formulation of the ‘Carter Formula’ which was one the key adoptions in constitutional reform which allowed for a more democratic constitution and freer and fairer election in 1992” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn added : "Securing the rights of EU citizens will help secure the rights of Brits abroad" External link

express Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn responded : "When we took representations of those living abroad, they might have said, please don’t secure the position of EU nationals until you’ve sorted us out. But, no, they told us to secure the rights of the three million here. I think it’s about leading by example" External link

express Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added : “We’re not asking the Government to give away its red lines or negotiating fall back positions, but we do want clarity on its broad aims” External link

independent-ie Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We’re not asking the Government to give away its red lines or negotiating fall back positions, but we do want clarity on its broad aims given the significance and complexity of the negotiating task. This white paper must be published by mid-February to give Parliament and the devolved governments time to scrutinise it” External link

icWales Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : “These lots are not the usual lots you would get from the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA). These are one acre lots. This would allow you to do your farming and live on the land. We are doing it because we recognise the hardships that people in the community face for many years and could not properly utilise their lands and make a living from it over the years. We have given it at a minimal fee for the prospective leaseholders. Anyone who receives the permissions today will be required to pay a minuscule amount,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, January 6, 2017 7:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about British ) : "This is a time for continuity and experience, because this going to be a very complex, a very challenging, a very difficult negotiation," "It's an absolutely vital job - both conveying the British government's view to the other 27 members states, but also honestly reporting back what he was picking up about the attitude of the other 27 toward the forthcoming negotiations" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, January 4, 2017 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn told : "This is a time for continuity and experience because this going to be a very complex, a very challenging, a very difficult negotiation," External link

smh Tuesday, January 3, 2017 8:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn told : "This is a time for continuity and experience because this going to be a very complex, a very challenging, a very difficult negotiation," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 3, 2017 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn explained : “We’re saying to them that we’re not prepared to perpetually grant licence to them to be on the reserve. In fact, the licence is very clear that whenever government is ready for use of the reserve, they will have to vacate. So it is very clear to anyone who may have had a licence in the past… Some people have begun to believe that this is a right, and so without even getting approval from Lands and Surveys, they go on to the parapets, they go on to the reserves; and so we’re trying to discontinue that practice,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : “We’re saying to them that we’re not prepared to perpetually grant license to them to be on the reserve. In fact the licence is very clear that whenever government is ready for use of the reserve that they will have to vacate. So it is very clear to anyone, who may have had a licence in the past… some people have begun to believe that this is a right and so without even getting approval from Lands and Surveys, they go on to the parapets, they go on to the reserves and so we’re trying to discontinue that practice.,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, November 5, 2016 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about The UK ) : "It depends. The Government might need to come back and say 'all right, well we've had a think about it and we are going to change this or do that'" External link

wandsworthguardian Sunday, October 23, 2016 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about The UK ) : "It depends. The Government might need to come back and say 'all right, well we've had a think about it and we are going to change this or do that'" External link

wandsworthguardian Sunday, October 23, 2016 2:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "Parliament will definitely want to have the final say on the agreement that is negotiated by the Government at the end of this process whenever that comes" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about British ) : "The real task is to give the British people a sense of hope about the future. " External link

ibtimes-uk Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn added ( about British ) : "The real task is to give the British people a sense of hope about the future" External link

themirror Sunday, September 25, 2016 5:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said : "A couple of years ago King Island was in the doldrums because we lost our abattoir. People were feeling pretty glum," "A couple of golfers came over and said they were going to develop a couple of courses and we said, 'This is wonderful, but we'll believe it when we see it'" External link

abc-au Friday, July 15, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Benn said : "The golf courses said when they started up that they needed at least 8,000 rounds a year to be viable, but they expected, going on the experience of the courses on northern Tasmania, that they would probably end up running about 20,000 rounds a year per course," "That's going to increase our tourist numbers from about 6,000 to around 25,000 visitors annually" External link

abc-au Friday, July 15, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
opposition labour mp14.29%EN01/14/201714/01/2017
chairman7.14%EN10/23/201623/10/2016
cooper14.29%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
mp for leeds28.57%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
shadow foreign secretary21.43%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
mp7.14%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
deputy7.14%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Mr BennEN100.00%


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Grant Shapps replied ( about Mr Benn ) : "I actually agree with (Mr Benn). It probably would have been sensible to start the entire project from the north-south in the first place. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think is the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn said ( about Mr Benn ) : "It's taken a long time to deliver a deal, and here we are with a few days to go and we still don't have an agreement and that I think it's the biggest problem given that we left the European Union at the beginning of the year. Mr Benn said the government " External link

piratefm Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Anil Nandlall disclosed ( about Mr Benn ) : “That Commissioner only has the powers that would have been delegated to him by the President. Now, when one examines Mr. Benn’s instrument, he was never given the power to issue titles for lands. And he has issued titles for various pieces of lands throughout Georgetown and right across the country. So all those transactions are illegal and unlawful,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

David McKee said ( about Mr Benn ) : “I set it in the street where I lived – I wanted it to come out of the reality of my life. And I put Mr Benn in the house next to mine, in Festing Road in Putney. Mr Benn was probably me looking for an escape, and the escape became the costume shop,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Perry writes ( about Mr Benn ) : "There are so many TV memories that I have growing up. I remember watching the pre-school cartoon called Mr Benn, and used to love seeing him emerge from a dressing room dressed in one of his costumes ready for a new adventure. " External link

eadt Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Benn replied ( about Mr Benn ) : "No, I don't accept that, because the Act (the so-called Benn Act) was very carefully structured to give the Prime Minister the opportunity to negotiate a deal with the European Union if he could. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Rogers said ( about Mr Benn ) : "The defendant started to draw the knife which had a 12 inch serrated blade and Mr Benn ran but as he got to the door the defendant was behind him. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT