European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:15 pm on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Chair, Home Affairs Committee 4:15 pm, 29th January 2019

That is certainly not my intention with the Bill. It is about giving the House the opportunity to extend article 50 if we need more time, and to be able to decide the length of the extension. The whole point is that the motion put to the House would be amendable and those amendments would be binding.