Brexit: Negotiations - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:02 pm on 15th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Lea of Crondall Lord Lea of Crondall Labour 12:02 pm, 15th November 2018

The Minister lays great stress on what might be summarised as “There is no alternative”—a phrase that we have heard somewhere before. This slogan is patently inaccurate. I know that the Minister would like it to be the case, but is she not obliged to consider alternatives as they are presented?