Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:44 pm on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Michael Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Conservative, Mid Dorset and North Poole 2:44 pm, 4th December 2018

That also appears in the 17th edition of “Erskine May” from 1964, to which I will refer if Mr Speaker calls me. In the case to which the hon. Gentleman refers, in the middle of 19th century, the Minister voluntarily gave that advice, which was not demanded by the House.