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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:50 pm on 22nd October 2019.

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Photo of David Lammy David Lammy Labour, Tottenham 4:50 pm, 22nd October 2019

I am grateful to my hon. Friend, who brings me to the tenor of what I want to say.

On the Government’s own estimates, with a Canada-style free trade deal we would see in our country a reduction in GDP of 6.7%. When we use a figure like that, it almost does not mean anything, but in a constituency