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No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government

Part of Business of the House (Today) – in the House of Commons at 3:20 pm on 16th January 2019.

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Photo of Chris Elmore Chris Elmore Opposition Whip (Commons) 3:20 pm, 16th January 2019

My hon. Friend is, as always, making an informed and detailed speech. Does she agree that it is only because of David Cameron’s botched legacy of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 that the Government are able to ignore the will of this House? In any other circumstances, after losing on the figures of last night’s vote, the Government would and should fall.