Speaker’S Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:55 pm on 4th September 2019.

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Photo of Charlie Elphicke Charlie Elphicke Independent, Dover 2:55 pm, 4th September 2019

On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I simply seek your guidance. I am reading this Bill, which I have just received, as it has just come from the Vote Office, and I see that it directs the Prime Minister to seek from the European Council an extension to article 50. As I understand it, that is an exercise of prerogative powers. I just want—