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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th October 2017.

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Photo of Ian Blackford Ian Blackford SNP Westminster Leader 12:00 am, 18th October 2017

May I point out to the Prime Minister what her Home Secretary said yesterday—that a no deal scenario is “unthinkable”? I agree with the Home Secretary. Brexit has contributed to a fall in the pound and a subsequent rise in inflation, squeezing household budgets. Folk are getting poorer in Britain today. It has been reported that Government analysis shows that Scotland and the north-east of England would lose out from breakfast—I mean Brexit—but the Government responded to an FOI by saying that such analysis—[Interruption.] Well, there is hilarity on the Government Benches—