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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:11 pm on 9th September 2019.

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Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean Conservative, Redditch 6:11 pm, 9th September 2019

I wish to speak briefly on two points, as I was not given a chance to intervene on Keir Starmer. He mentioned the issue of irony, and there is an irony at the heart of this debate: every Opposition Member who has stood up to warn of the risks of a no-deal Brexit had the opportunity to vote for a deal three times in this House. I did not hear a single one of them, including the right hon. and learned Gentleman, make any kind of convincing argument for why they did not vote for the deal negotiated by the former Prime Minister, except for the fact it was negotiated by a Conservative.