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 Davies of Stamford Lord Davies of Stamford Labour 12:02 pm, 15th November 2018

My Lords, in the referendum campaign the most prominent leader of the Brexit side, Mr Boris Johnson, famously said that we can have our cake and eat it too. Another prominent leader, Michael Gove, said during that campaign that, the day we leave, all the cards will be in our hands. In the light of events, does the Minister feel the British public were given honest and responsible advice on that occasion?