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Immigration White Paper

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 5th February 2018.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Chair, Finance Committee (Commons) 3:42 pm, 5th February 2018

The Minister seemed to suggest that there is no need to deal with this matter before the transition period because we will have the whole transition period—some two years—in which to sort out new arrangements. Does that mean that we will be retaining freedom of movement during the transition period, in which case why do we not stay in the single market?