Engagements

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 30th January 2019.

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

Absolutely. Last night, the House set a clear direction on the way in which it could agree a deal, and that, as the right hon. Gentleman says, is about dealing with the issue of the backstop. As I said yesterday, there are a number of proposals for how that could be done. We are engaging positively with proposals that have been put forward by my right hon. Friend Nicky Morgan and my hon. Friends the Members for North West Hampshire (Kit Malthouse), for Wycombe (Mr Baker) and for North East Somerset (Mr Rees-Mogg). Others, including my hon. Friend Sir Graham Brady, have put forward different proposals, such as a unilateral exit mechanism—