Brexit: Article 50 Period Extension Procedure - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:59 pm on 18th March 2019.

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Photo of Lord Tugendhat Lord Tugendhat Conservative 6:59 pm, 18th March 2019

My Lords, the Minister is of course quite right to say that a majority of people voted to leave the European Union. Does he not therefore think it rather ironic that it is, by and large, Members of Parliament who are strongly in favour of leave who are doing so much to undermine the Prime Minister’s plans to get us out of the European Union on the date that the Government promised and now look as though they cannot deliver?