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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 Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion 1:43 pm, 11th April 2019

A six-month delay is just 74 sitting days and to waste that on a Tory leadership contest would be an unforgiveable act of self-indulgence—for once, the Prime Minister might agree with me. She has wasted the last two years. Will she undertake not to waste one day further by supporting the immediate establishment of a House business committee so that we might have a chance of having a process that is in the interests of the country rather than of the Tory party, with more votes being pulled at the last minute and more game playing?