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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:43 pm on 11th April 2019.

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Photo of Vincent Cable Vincent Cable Leader of the Liberal Democrats 1:43 pm, 11th April 2019

As the Prime Minister has again acknowledged, notwithstanding her own personal objections the House could choose to attach a referendum amendment to the withdrawal Bill. Bearing in mind the constitutional advice that we shared in cross-party talks a few weeks ago, will she now ask her officials to prepare a timetable, to be completed before the end of October, in which such a hypothetical poll could be conducted if the House willed it?