Parliamentary oversight of negotiations

Part of Informal European Council – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 6th February 2017.

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Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Labour/Co-operative, Nottingham East 7:00 pm, 6th February 2017

Finally, we get some sign of life from Conservative Members. They are finally interested in the consequences of withdrawing from the European Union. This is an issue that the House should have the opportunity to discuss. Many firms, industries and producers, on both sides of this question, will either benefit or—probably—lose out, as a result of our exiting from the European Union in this way.