2nd Day

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 3:39 pm on 11th September 2017.

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Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller Chair, Women and Equalities Committee 3:39 pm, 11th September 2017

This is a necessary Bill; 52% of the population voted to leave the EU, and each of us who have been voted here by our communities to represent them in this debate need to respect democracy, which is why we need to get on with the job of ensuring a smooth exit from the EU. This Bill is a necessary part of that overall process. For the Labour party to vote against the Bill at this early stage—[Interruption.]