Speeches in Parliament

EU Withdrawal Bill

It is great to have the opportunity to speak in this important debate. Yesterday’s was very entertaining and we did make a piece of fudge, and I am pleased to say that my side of the House got the biggest piece—I just want to put things beyond any doubt.

Customs Union Debate

Ed spoke in the debate on Britain's membership of the Customs Union today. You can watch his full speech here.


Mr Edward Vaizey (Wantage) (Con)

Surgical Mesh

Ed intervened in a debate on surgical mesh in Parliament today, after being contacted by several constituents who had experienced severe complications as a result of its use. 

Watch Ed's intervention here.

Watch the full debate here.

Brexit and the Creative Industries

Ed spoke in Parliament today on the impact of Brexit on our world-leading creative industries.You can watch the speech here. 

Nuclear Safeguards Bill

Ed spoke in parliament today in the debate on the Nuclear Safeguards Bill in support of the Bill and to highlight the importance of Euratom.

Ed Vaizey:

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill

Ed intervened in a debate on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill today to highlight the work done to crackdown on cold-calling.

Ed Vaizey:

Space Industry Bill

Ed spoke today during the debate on the Space Industry Bill, highlighting the work done by Harwell Campus.

Watch the speech here.


Euratom Debate

Today my amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill was debated by MPs in the House of Commons.

Local Healthcare

Last week I spoke in Parliament alongside my fellow Oxfordshire MPs about the future of healthcare in the county. Specifically, I focused on the impacts on our local community of the delayed consultation by the county’s clinical commissioning group.

Arts and Health

Ed secured a debate in Parliament today on arts and health. You can watch his speech here. The debate was well attended by MPs on all sides of the house and all were in agreement that the arts can have a strong impact on wellbeing.