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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:35 pm on 22nd October 2019.

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Photo of Alex Chalk Alex Chalk Conservative, Cheltenham 4:35 pm, 22nd October 2019

But should the right hon. Gentleman not also weigh into the balance the fact that a widget maker in Northern Ireland would not only have access over the border into the Republic, but would also be able to take advantage of any trade deals that the United Kingdom as a whole was able to secure with third countries? Is that not an advantage that he should weigh into the balance?