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Extension of Article 50 - Private Notice Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:14 pm on 25th September 2019.

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Photo of Lord Harris of Haringey Lord Harris of Haringey Labour 3:14 pm, 25th September 2019

My Lords, I am not sure that the Minister has answered the question asked by my noble friend Lady Hayter. We assume, of course, that the Government will abide by the law, but her question was whether a second letter will be sent to the EU saying, “Please don’t accept our request”. Can he give a categorical assurance that the Government will not do that and that they will not seek to go around the wording of the law which was passed by this House?