Leaving the Eu: Economic Impact of Proposed Deal

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:44 pm on 20th February 2019.

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Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General 12:44 pm, 20th February 2019

We have made it clear that our ambition is to strike an amended deal with the European Union, so that we put beyond doubt the issue of how permanent or otherwise the backstop arrangements might be. I am not in a position to comment on the specifics of the ongoing negotiations because I am not intimately involved with them.