Leaving the EU: Parliamentary Vote — [Ian Austin in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 6:07 pm on 11th June 2018.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) 6:07 pm, 11th June 2018

The Minister is of course right that the Government’s amendment does not remove Parliament’s power to have a vote. However, will she not accept, addressing her remarks to those behind the petition as well, that the Government’s amendment takes all meaning out of the word “meaningful”? It simply provides for Parliament to have a take it or leave it, like it or lump it, no real choice vote.