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Uk’S Withdrawal from the EU

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:26 pm on 27th February 2019.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Chair, Committee on Exiting the European Union 5:26 pm, 27th February 2019

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that a longer article-50 extension might encourage the EU to change its current approach and, since it needs a purpose during the 21 months—if that was the period—recognise that it could turn its attention to negotiating the future partnership?