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Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Act – in the House of Commons at 3:26 pm on 15th January 2019.

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Photo of Nigel Evans Nigel Evans Conservative, Ribble Valley 3:26 pm, 15th January 2019

We hear it said a lot that neither the EU nor the UK wants to implement the backstop and that it would be temporary. If that is the case, why does the right hon. Gentleman believe that the European Union will not budge on at least making the backstop time-limited?