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European Union (Withdrawal) Acts

Part of Prime Minister’s Statement – in the House of Commons at 2:19 pm on 19th October 2019.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2:19 pm, 19th October 2019

No.

What we can do is be prepared to put aside our perfect for the sake of the common good, and that is what the public want us to do.

Keir Starmer laid out some of his concerns about the political declaration, but he knows and we know that if we vote today for the deal—if we vote for this withdrawal agreement—we can then move on to ensure that the future economic partnership we all want can be framed in the best interests of the British people.