Highlights from the Article 50 Debate

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster David Lidington opens the debate… . @DLidington “…seeking an extension to Article 50 is not something that the Government ever wanted to have to do… we negotiated a good deal for this country… that also respected the result of the referendum and would have allowed the UK to leave […]

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Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster David Lidington opens the debate…

Mike Wood intervened…

Sir John Hayes raised the importance of keeping the British public’s faith and trust…

And Neil Parish followed… 

The Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer then made his contribution…

Mark Francois MP loses a bet with Sir Keir Starmer…

And Sir Christopher Chope gave his speech…

Followed by David Jones MP…

Then Charlie Elphicke…

Chris Green made his observations…

Shadow Brexit Minister Paul Blomfield…

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay responds and closes the debate…

And finally, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to this evening’s votes, following the passing of the Government’s motion by 412 votes to 202…

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Highlights from the No-deal Brexit Debate

Environment Secretary Michael Gove kicks off the debate with a fiery exchange with former Tory MP Anna Soubry… WATCH: Fiery exchange between Environment Secretary @michaelgove and MP @Anna_Soubry at the No-deal Brexit Debate… pic.twitter.com/BQ7a6mywwJ — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) March 13, 2019 Vicky Ford MP followed… . @vickyford “Could he [Environment Secretary] give more clarity on how […]

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove kicks off the debate with a fiery exchange with former Tory MP Anna Soubry…

Vicky Ford MP followed…

Michael Gove then responds to calls for a second referendum…

Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer responds…

Crispin Blunt intervenes…

Andrew Percy makes a pointed remark…

Former DEFRA minister George Eustice makes his speech…

Iain Duncan Smith added his thoughts…

And John Redwood followed with his contribution…

Then Andrew Bridgen gave a timely reminder to the House…

Shadow Brexit Minister Matthew Pennycook responds…

Then International Trade Secretary Liam Fox close the debate…

The Prime Minister Theresa May responds to the Government’s No-deal Brexit Motion defeat (Ayes 321 – Noes 278)…

Then Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn gives his response…

Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom confirms that the vote on extending Article 50 will take place on Thursday 14th March…

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Highlights from the House of Commons latest UK Withdrawal from the EU Debate

Cabinet Minister David Lidington kicked off proceedings… Cabinet Minister @DLidington “…the Government’s political objectives remain to leave the European Union in accordance with the referendum decision of 2016. To do so in an orderly fashion that protects jobs, living standards and investment in this country.” pic.twitter.com/zkRXNO0Mz4 — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) February 27, 2019 Owen Paterson followed… […]

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Cabinet Minister David Lidington kicked off proceedings…

Owen Paterson followed…

Kate Hoey made her intervention…

And then John Baron…

Then Marcus Fysh…

Next up, Anne Main…

Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer responds…

Gregory Campbell intervened…

And then Sir Bill Cash…

John Baron made a further contribution…

And Richard Drax delivered his contribution…

Priti Patel followed…

Labour’s Owen Smith made an arguably offensive sweeping generalisation about Brexit…

Lee Rowley made a passionate speech…

 

 

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Highlights from the Leaving the EU Statement Debate

The Prime Minister delivered her statement to Parliament… Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responded… . @jeremycorbyn “The Prime Minister is promising to achieve something she knows is not achievable.” pic.twitter.com/DWorAWsKd9 — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) February 26, 2019 Iain Duncan Smith followed… Iain Duncan Smith MP seeks assurances from the Prime Minister that any alternative arrangements to the […]

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The Prime Minister delivered her statement to Parliament…

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responded…

Iain Duncan Smith followed…

Nigel Dodds raised his concerns…

And Owen Paterson sought legal assurances…

And Julian Lewis followed with some humour…

David Jones asked his question…

Then John Whittingdale…

Caroline Flint followed…

Up next, Peter Bone…

Nick Herbert spoke out against a second referendum…

Chris Philp gave his commitment to delivering Brexit…

Gareth Snell followed…

And last but not least, Giles Watling got a laugh from the PM…

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Highlights from the EU Withdrawal Motion Debate

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay kicks off the debate, including an early intervention from former Brexit Secretary David Davis MP… Brexit Secretary @SteveBarclay “This Parliament’s mandate must now be given the opportunity to achieve its end, and the Prime Minister the chance to do so… It is clear that the Government’s priority is to address the […]

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Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay kicks off the debate, including an early intervention from former Brexit Secretary David Davis MP…

John Baron MP intervened…

Nigel Dodds MP also made an intervention…

Owen Paterson MP followed…

Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer responds…

Ian Paisley MP made a humorous intervention…

And former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab MP, made his contribution…

Henry Smith MP makes his contribution… 

Sir John Redwood MP responds to Sir Bill Cash’ contribution…

Peter Bone MP follows with his contribution… 

And David T C Davies MP adds his thoughts…

Mark Harper MP followed…

Then Sammy Wilson MP delivered his speech…

Shadow Brexit Minister, Jenny Chapman gives her closing remarks…

And finally Brexit Minister Chris Heaton-Harris closes the debate with a touch of humour…

Jeremy Corbyn responds to the Government’s EU Withdrawal motion defeat…

And finally Steve Baker of the European Research Group reacts…

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Highlights from the EU Withdrawal Agreement Debate

Theresa May opens the debate… Theresa May: “This Amendment [Brady Amendment] will give the mandate I need to negotiate with Brussels… A significant and legally binding change to the Withdrawal Agreement… It will involve reopening the Withdrawal Agreement.” pic.twitter.com/BKRKTAO9ar — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) January 29, 2019 With the DUP’s Nigel Dodds intervening… . @NigelDoddsDUP “She [Theresa […]

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Theresa May opens the debate…

With the DUP’s Nigel Dodds intervening…

Jeremy Corbyn responds to the Prime Minister’s statement…

Iain Duncan Smith offers warm words to the Prime Minister…

Sir Graham Brady also spoke regarding his own amendment [Amendment N]…

Followed soon by Damian Green…

And then Priti Patel…

Charles Walker gave his speech…

Followed by Sir Edward Leigh…

Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer kicks off closing statements…

And Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay ends the debate…

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Highlights from the Meaningful Vote Debate II – Final Day

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC MP opens the final day of debate… Attorney General @Geoffrey_Cox “I support the Withdrawal Agreement. Not because I like every element of it… It is the necessary means to secure our orderly departure and unlock our future outside the European Union.” pic.twitter.com/10BajBOs9h — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) January 15, 2019 Nigel Dodds […]

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Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC MP opens the final day of debate…

Nigel Dodds MP made a strong intervention…

The Attorney General makes his final remarks to the House…

Shadow Solicitor General Nick Thomas-Symonds responded…

Nigel Evans MP intervened…

Followed by a statement from Sir Bill Cash MP…

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab made a passionate speech…

The DUP’s Chief Whip Jeffrey Donaldson followed…

And Owen Paterson MP made an impassioned speech…

Julian Lewis MP kept his contribution clear and concise…

Mark Pritchard MP eloquently summed up the Brexit vote… 

And Gregory Campbell MP made his contribution…

Robert Halfon MP followed…

Then Richard Bacon MP…

And Nigel Evans MP delivered his speech…

Followed by Damian Moore MP…

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn sums up his party’s position…

And the Prime Minister Theresa May closed the debate…

Then responds to the hefty defeat of the Government’s Withdrawal Agreement vote…

And Jeremy Corbyn tables a motion of no confidence in the Government… 

 

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Highlights from the Meaningful Vote Debate II – Day Four

“This country will do incredibly well… the people wanted change, they wanted to take back control of their country & that’s what I want to do too.” says Iain Duncan Smith pic.twitter.com/M7Oq6ItemH — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) January 14, 2019 “What the Europeans say & what they do is two different things… the way the European Union […]

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Highlights from the Meaningful Vote Debate II – Day Three

Home Secretary Sajid Javid kicked off today’s debate… Home Secretary @sajidjavid “I am clear that the deal on the table is the best option available for ensuring an orderly exit from the European Union, and the best option for delivering the Brexit that people voted for in the referendum.” pic.twitter.com/0H5B0tHZq9 — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) January 11, […]

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Home Secretary Sajid Javid kicked off today’s debate…

Mark Francois intervened regarding the Northern Ireland backstop arrangement…

Shadow Home Secretary followed…

And Sir Bernard Jenkin MP followed with his speech…

Mark Francois says the political declaration is the equivalent to ‘I promise to respect you in the morning’

Andrew Rosindell says our membership of the EU was ‘not to be’

Anne-Marie Trevelyan calls the Withdrawal Agreement ‘unacceptable’

 

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Highlights from the Meaningful Vote Debate II – Day Two

Environment Secretary Michael Gove opened Day 2 of the debate… Environment Secretary @michaelgove “The deal that we have concluded, everyone acknowledges is a compromise; those who are critical of it recognise that there are flaws, those of us who support it also recognise that it has its imperfections.” pic.twitter.com/Mn53itRd2K — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) January 10, 2019 […]

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove opened Day 2 of the debate…

Desmond Swayne MP was quick to intervene…

And John Redwood MP followed… 

Henry Smith MP raised the issue of live animal exports…

And the DUP’s Jim Shannon MP intervened regarding the backstop…

The Shadow Environment Secretary then gave her response…

And Priti Patel MP reminded the House why so many voted to Leave…

John Redwood MP followed with his passionate statement…

And Royston Smith MP gave a heartfelt speech…

Scott Mann MP brought some humour to the debate…

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