Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:54 pm on 27th March 2019.

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Photo of Wes Streeting Wes Streeting Labour, Ilford North 2:54 pm, 27th March 2019

There is one reason and one reason alone why we are debating this business of the House motion, and that is the vacuum created by the Government through their total lack of leadership in this process. There was a very simple way for the Government to defeat the proposal put forward by Sir Oliver Letwin, but the Government, who were given the opportunity again and again to set out their own path and their own plan for indicative votes, rejected it at every single point.