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 Lilian Greenwood Lilian Greenwood Labour, Nottingham South 12:39 pm, 24th January 2017

The country voted to leave the EU, but my constituents did not vote for a cut in their living standards. There are genuine and serious concerns about the impact on our economy, manufacturing, higher education and research if the UK leaves the EU without a deal and falls back under World Trade Organisation rules. What assessment has the Secretary of State made of the risks of leaving with no deal in place, and will he publish that assessment so that it can be subjected to proper scrutiny?