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European Council

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

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 3:40 pm, 25th March 2019

The House votes many times on many different issues. It voted on whether to ask the people of this country whether we should leave the EU. The people made that decision. At the time, the Government said they would abide by it—that it was not an advisory decision but effectively an instruction to the House—and that it was the duty of the House to abide by it. That is what we should do.