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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:41 pm on 8th January 2019.

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Photo of Philip Hollobone Philip Hollobone Conservative, Kettering 1:41 pm, 8th January 2019

I commend the Secretary of State for recognising that it is absolutely in the national interest to make preparations for a no-deal Brexit, not least because it strengthens our negotiating hand, even at this late stage. Will he tell the House what the common transit convention is, not only for the benefit of the House but in particular for the benefit of those on the Opposition Front Bench, and explain how it will mitigate the worst effects of impeded traffic flows in the event of no deal?