Article 50

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:50 pm on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Nicky Morgan Nicky Morgan Conservative, Loughborough 12:50 pm, 29th March 2017

In her letter to President Tusk, the Prime Minister, as she did in January, said:

“We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving Europe”.

She will know that 16.1 million people voted to do neither last June, but the result is as it is and needs to be honoured. Will my right hon. Friend say how she will keep this Parliament fully engaged throughout the process, and will she do her utmost to secure a trade deal that we can all support rather than listen to the siren voices that seem to think no deal is a good option?