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Brexit: Support for Remaining in the EU - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 16th January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Hannay of Chiswick Lord Hannay of Chiswick Crossbench 3:07 pm, 16th January 2019

My Lords, does the Minister recognise that in the situation we are now in, there is no realistic possibility of settling this matter before 29 March other than by a default departure, which this House categorically rejected by a majority of 169? Could he not take a slightly softer tone about the need for a prolongation, which is now quite obvious to everyone?