European Union (Withdrawal)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:51 pm on 3rd September 2019.

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Photo of Oliver Letwin Oliver Letwin Conservative, West Dorset 6:51 pm, 3rd September 2019

Uncertainty does create difficulty for business. A no-deal exit will create a great deal more difficulty for business, in my judgment.

The purpose of the extension, which will no doubt be debated extensively if this motion is passed and there is a debate on the Bill tomorrow, is very clear. It is to provide the Government with the time to seek to solve this problem and to enable Parliament to help to resolve an issue that has proved very difficult.