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 Stephen Kinnock Stephen Kinnock Labour, Aberavon 12:50 pm, 29th March 2017

In her letter to Donald Tusk, the Prime Minister says:

“If…we leave the European Union without an agreement…we would have to trade on World Trade Organisation terms. In security terms a failure to reach agreement would mean our cooperation in the fight against crime and terrorism would be weakened.”

Is she really saying that the security of our country will be traded like a bargaining chip in these negotiations?