Brexit - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 10:00 pm on 25th March 2019.

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Photo of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour 10:00 pm, 25th March 2019

Why do the Government think it is a particular burden to undertake European elections? Is it not a positive exercise in democracy that the Minister should welcome for a number of reasons? Will he confirm that it would in fact be possible for Peers to participate in those elections?