United Kingdom’S Withdrawal from the European Union

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:35 am on 29th March 2019.

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Photo of Geoffrey Cox Geoffrey Cox The Attorney-General 9:35 am, 29th March 2019

Plainly, that would be open to the House to do. The problem is that we would have lost the legal right to the extension, so we would apply to the discretion of the Union for it to be granted.

Let me come back to the political declaration, because it is important that I should say a few more words about it. The process that is—