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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 Jason McCartney Jason McCartney Conservative, Colne Valley 12:50 pm, 29th March 2017

This is indeed a momentous day. On behalf of the whole House, may I pass on our congratulations to our hon. Friend Andrea Jenkyns on the birth of a baby boy this morning, Clifford George?

The Prime Minister has spoken of more decision-making powers for the devolved Assemblies. With that in mind, does she agree that now is the time to turbo-charge devolved powers to Yorkshire and the north, and to give real backing to the northern powerhouse?