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Topical Questions

Part of Exiting the European Union – in the House of Commons on 9th January 2020.

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Photo of Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

I am disappointed by the Secretary of State’s reply. Labour will continue to fight to protect the most vulnerable. We may not win many votes in Parliament just now, but we can win the moral argument. I urge everyone who cares about the issue to put pressure on the Government, and urge Ministers to rethink this disgraceful decision. A legal obligation on the Government has been converted into reliance on the Prime Minister’s word. Surely the Secretary of State can see why that gives rise to anxiety among Labour Members.