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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:55 pm on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of Charlie Elphicke Charlie Elphicke Conservative, Dover 1:55 pm, 3rd April 2019

I am listening very carefully. My right hon. Friend said that the emergency legislation process is necessary but, as the whole House knows, the reality is that the Prime Minister has already said that she is minded to seek an article 50 extension. I fail to see what the emergency he is claiming is, considering that his Bill is completely and utterly unnecessary.