Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:45 pm on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of James Heappey James Heappey Conservative, Wells 1:45 pm, 4th December 2018

The right hon. Gentleman is a patriot, and he therefore understands national security and the national interest. Does he agree that it is quite probable that in the legal advice that the Attorney General gave to the Government would have been an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the Irish Government’s position and that to publish that in full would hand to the Irish Government an advantage in any subsequent negotiation?