UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union

Part of Business of the House (Today) – in the House of Commons at 3:33 pm on 14th March 2019.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings 3:33 pm, 14th March 2019

The hon. Lady must understand that once you have agreed to have a referendum, which is what this House did by an overwhelming majority, and once you have stood on a manifesto that pledged—as both Labour Members and she did, by the way—to honour the result of that referendum, if you then choose to delay, defer, obfuscate or dilute that commitment, you will be seen to have breached the trust in which people deserve to hold those they choose to speak for them in this mother of Parliaments.