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European Union (Withdrawal) Acts

Part of Prime Minister’s Statement – in the House of Commons at 11:25 am on 19th October 2019.

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Photo of Kate Hoey Kate Hoey Labour, Vauxhall 11:25 am, 19th October 2019

The right hon. Gentleman will know that many of us have long campaigned to leave the European Union. Will he tell me now why this agreement does not give an opportunity for the people of Northern Ireland to opt in and consent to what has been decided? That would have made a crucial difference to people on the pro-Union side in Northern Ireland who, like me, genuinely feel that, somehow, the United Kingdom Government are letting them down and giving in to others.