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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:11 am on 26th January 2017.

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Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 11:11 am, 26th January 2017

As hon. Members will see when they have studied the Bill, it is a short Bill which empowers the Prime Minister formally to trigger article 50 and commence the negotiation. That is all that the Bill is about.