Leaving the Eu: Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:49 pm on 12th June 2019.

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Photo of Oliver Letwin Oliver Letwin Conservative, West Dorset 3:49 pm, 12th June 2019

I will not give way. I am sorry.

The point I am trying to make is that it is not necessary to prorogue to prevent a vote. The incoming Prime Minister would simply need to avoid taking any action. In those circumstances, we would leave on 31 October, and only after that would we need emergency legislation to catch up with the fact that we had left—