So all other things being equal, Britain will have left the EU by the end of March 2019.
Posts Tagged: David Davis MP
James Dobson: Leaving the EU – but not Europe – must include remaining a proud signatory of the ECHR
The European Convention on Human Rights is critical to holding the UK together.
Davis defied the Lords by carrying the Commons, but could not talk round Clegg.
The Brexit Secretary urges MPs to keep the Bill clear and straightforward.
Whatever the outcome, MPs and peers must be able to have their say in the lobbies.
“The British people decided to leave. This is going to happen.”
Nick Boles: I backed Remain. But I hope other MPs who did so too reject these Lords amendments to the Article 50 bill.
They will be considered in the Commons this week – and would have the effect of undermining the Prime Minister’s negotiation.
The Prime Minister records her second-best ever result in our table, whilst the Communities Secretary becomes the first to record a negative score.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
Theresa May and David Davis hold their ground whilst their colleagues nearly all suffer falling scores, and the Chancellor knocks Ruth Davidson out of the top three!
“I hope… they will accept that, as an unelected chamber, they should agree that the will of the British electorate as a whole, and the view of the House of Commons overwhelmingly, should go.”
“Trust the people,” he urges his colleagues.
Davis and Starmer said the EU referendum result must be respected, but Clarke upheld MPs’ right to defy it.
Not, admittedly, the kind of manoeuvre with which the Brexit Secretary is associated. But there are sound reasons for it.
The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union’s full Commons statement.