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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 16th January 2019.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

The hon. Gentleman cannot ignore the fact that in the 2016 referendum the people of this country voted to leave the European Union. I believe it is a duty not just of the Government but of Parliament to ensure that we deliver on that. We will be speaking to parliamentarians in my own party, the Democratic Unionist party and across the House about finding a way forward that secures the support of the House, but I say to him again that a vote was taken in 2016 and I believe it is incumbent on this Parliament to deliver on that vote.