European Union (Withdrawal) Act

Part of Business of the House (Today) – in the House of Commons at 5:42 pm on 25th March 2019.

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Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry Independent, Broxtowe 5:42 pm, 25th March 2019

The right hon. Gentleman is being very generous with his time, but can he help us with this? Is it the Government’s plan that those votes will relate to the withdrawal agreement, or will they deal only with the political declaration? As he knows, there is a profound difference between the two: if the former, the withdrawal agreement, passes it will be a treaty and go into international law, but the political declaration is non-binding.