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Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:36 pm on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) 1:36 pm, 4th December 2018

The comparison was about the risk of cherry-picking, and I do not think anyone would argue. On the Iraq war, the position set out by Lord Goldsmith cherry-picked the advice to maximise the Government’s position and to press their case.