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

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Photo of Rupa Huq Rupa Huq Labour, Ealing Central and Acton 3:43 pm, 17th December 2018

The Prime Minister is not interested in the will of the people apart from on one day in 2016, and given that her minority Government were the first ever to be found in contempt and that she pulled the plug on the meaningful vote at the last minute last week, she clearly has little regard for the sovereignty of Parliament either. She has returned from her latest travels empty-handed due to her own red lines, so why will she not allow MPs to vote on her deal this week and consider extending article 50? It is the season of miracles and good will, but no one—no one at all—believes that this is all going to be neatly concluded by the end of March.