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Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Opinion - Hansard

Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Opinion as stated in the House of Commons on the 12th March 2019.
Source: Hansard, the official record of what is said in Parliament.

May's deal rejected for a second time

Tonight MPs voted against Theresa May’s deal (242 in favour versus 391 against).

The deal was voted on shortly after legally binding changes to the backstop arrangement were announced. The deal would have allowed the UK to leave the EU in a managed way on the 29th March.

MP's column

People’s frustration that I failed to take part in the Climate Change Debate in Parliament last Thursday is understandable. It is a debate I wanted to engage in because it is imperative that the Government support Cornwall’s carbon-free aspiration.