Exiting the European Union: Meaningful Vote

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:45 pm on 11th December 2018.

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Photo of Bob Seely Bob Seely Conservative, Isle of Wight 3:45 pm, 11th December 2018

My right hon. and learned Friend makes eloquent points, as ever, but is not the fundamental issue here that we have a Brexit nation and a remain Parliament? However eloquent his points are, there is an emotional desire on the part of him and other Members not to respect the mandate of the British people, and that mandate is a critical one if we live in a democracy.