Withdrawal Agreement: Proposed Changes

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:39 pm on 7th October 2019.

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Photo of Jo Stevens Jo Stevens Labour, Cardiff Central 3:39 pm, 7th October 2019

This morning, a Cabinet source was quoted as saying that the reason the Prime Minister is removing the level playing field protections on consumer, workers’ and environmental rights is that the Government know they would

“seriously restrict our ability to deregulate and do trade with other countries.”

That is the real aim of the Government’s Brexit proposals, is it not—to deregulate our economy and cut back rights?