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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:40 pm on 25th March 2019.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Chair, Environmental Audit Committee 3:40 pm, 25th March 2019

The Prime Minister’s deal has been rejected twice and no deal has been rejected twice by this Parliament, yet she stands here today threatening that we leave with no deal on 12 April if her deal is not approved this week, and saying that she will whip her colleagues tonight to vote against the very process for which the EU has granted that extension. We are now in the levels of the theatre of the absurd. A million people stood in Parliament Square demanding their right to be heard. If MPs can have three votes in three months, why can the people not have two votes in three years?