Review of powers in consequence of EU withdrawal

Part of Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 8th January 2019.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee 6:15 pm, 8th January 2019

With all due respect to my hon. Friend’s Department, is it not the case that it published a series of figures about the economic disaster that was allegedly going to occur if we voted to leave the European Union, although none of that has happened, and that what we have here is an attempt to blackmail the Government into not going ahead with a decision that was taken after a majority of the population voted to leave the European Union?