UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

Part of Business of the House (Today) – in the House of Commons at 3:07 pm on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Pat McFadden Pat McFadden Labour, Wolverhampton South East 3:07 pm, 14th February 2019

The problem with this “walk away” analogy is that in any other negotiation when someone walks away, the status quo applies. That is not the case here: when we walk away from this, a whole new and terribly damaging set of new things comes into force. That is why this analogy with a business deal is so fatuous, ridiculous and wrong.