Brexit: Preparations and Negotiations - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:32 pm on 23rd July 2018.

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Photo of Lord Kerr of Kinlochard Lord Kerr of Kinlochard Crossbench 9:32 pm, 23rd July 2018

The own-resources decision, in which the British rebate is embedded, can be amended only by unanimity. If we did not leave, we presumably would not vote the amendment that would kill our rebate. If we do not leave, we do not lose the rebate, unless we are accepting enough to vote to lose it, which I do not think we are likely to do.