Leaving the EU: No Deal

Part of Leaving the Eu: No Deal – in the House of Commons at 4:24 pm on 19th December 2018.

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Photo of Seema Malhotra Seema Malhotra Labour/Co-operative, Feltham and Heston 4:24 pm, 19th December 2018

Indeed, we have heard evidence in the Exiting the EU Committee that we could see a delay of two to three years in new medicines coming to the UK if the Government proceed as they intend. Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that while the cost to businesses is now being talked about far more openly, there is a real cost to our citizens, with a leaked Department for Work and Pensions report suggesting that the Government are planning a strategy to deal with potential rising homelessness, poverty and suicide? Is this not a horrific place for our country to have reached, and far removed from what people thought they were voting for?