Exiting the European Union: Meaningful Vote

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:23 pm on 11th December 2018.

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Photo of Julian Lewis Julian Lewis Chair, Defence Committee 3:23 pm, 11th December 2018

Is part of the problem not that a lot of the people in charge of these negotiations do not accept the result of the referendum? Michel Barnier has been heard recently to say that negotiating with the British is like negotiating not with a country that is trying to leave the EU but with one that is applying to join it. I wonder why he feels like that.