Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:22 pm on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Geraint Davies Geraint Davies Labour/Co-operative, Swansea West 2:22 pm, 4th December 2018

Yes, that is precisely right. What the House wants is the complete legal arguments on either side of the debate on the EU withdrawal agreement. These are difficult issues; we all accept that, and we are all grown up. They might say, “Well, there are all these things about national interest, negotiation and security,” but people are not interested in that. We want the full facts. I have made some simple legal points that show the full debate has not occurred.