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Part of Debate on the Address – in the House of Commons at 4:57 pm on 21st June 2017.

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Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham 4:57 pm, 21st June 2017

I just want to reassure my right hon. and learned Friend that when partners split up and there are extant treaties, they novate to both sides so we will be able to inherit the treaty, as well as the rest of the EU will, unless the other side objects. I know of no other country that is going to object—they would want to keep the free trade agreement with the UK.