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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 20th January 2020.

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Photo of Matt Rodda Matt Rodda Shadow Minister (Transport) (Buses) 6:30 pm, 20th January 2020

My hon. Friend is making an outstanding speech about the importance of so many things. Over the weekend, the Chancellor made some controversial comments about the possible lack of alignment between Britain and the rest of the EU after Brexit. Does my hon. Friend—like me, the Confederation of British Industry and many major British trade unions—have deep concerns about the Chancellor’s rather rash statement?