Customs duties

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:15 pm on 20th December 2017.

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Photo of Ian Murray Ian Murray Labour, Edinburgh South 7:15 pm, 20th December 2017

That is the key. We will have had 64 hours of debate in this Committee by the time we vote at 10 minutes past nine this evening. If we distil all our debates over those 64 hours, we get to the conclusion that we should stay in the single market and the customs union. I cannot understand why the Government have decided to throw that entire strategy out the window, probably for ideological reasons.