Article 50

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:39 pm on 24th January 2017.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North 12:39 pm, 24th January 2017

The Secretary of State has mentioned a few times that this is a massive exercise in democracy. I put it to him that a useful tool in a participatory democracy is issuing White Papers. I do not understand why he has set his face against doing that, given that we are about to make the most important decision for many generations and trigger article 50.