European Council

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 17th December 2018.

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Photo of Richard Graham Richard Graham Conservative, Gloucester 3:43 pm, 17th December 2018

I very much hope that the Prime Minister can agree with the EU a legally binding annex to the withdrawal agreement on any intended use of the backstop as that could unite many Members of this House. Given that they too, like us, were elected on a manifesto of respecting the referendum result, should not any further reassurances be the moment for Labour Members to join us in supporting a practical compromise and in ending uncertainty?