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Leaving the Eu: Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:01 pm on 12th June 2019.

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Photo of Philippa Whitford Philippa Whitford Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health and Social Care) 4:01 pm, 12th June 2019

The hon. Gentleman has just said that he has no idea what a future Prime Minister will propose, which is exactly the point of this motion. A future Prime Minister could prorogue Parliament or, as Sir Oliver Letwin pointed out, simply tie us up and do nothing. This motion would simply prevent either of those options.