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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 Callanan Lord Callanan Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union) 3:07 pm, 16th January 2019

I thank the noble Lord for his comments but it is not a question of taking a softer or harder tone. I was merely quoting what the law passed by this Parliament, and the Article 50 process, says: that we will leave on 29 March. If that were to change, it would need to change by statute.