He says that beef and sheep farmers would face tariffs of “at least 40 per cent, in some cases more than 100 per cent.”
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“On this side, we’ve been insistent on saying that No Deal is not a viable option.”
Only one of those selected this evening, that tabled in the name of Damian Green (“the Malthouse amendment”) does so.
A functioning Government would whip for Malthouse Two – the plan backed by Steve Baker, Nicky Morgan, Iain Duncan Smith, Damian Green, Simon Hart and others.
Robert Halfon: If you don’t like the backstop and you want a Brexit deal done quickly, there’s only one answer: Common Market 2.0
I voted for the Prime Minister’s deal today. But the Commons didn’t – and we now all need a positive alternative.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
“I…passionately believe that the best way to do that is to leave in an orderly way with a deal.” Which indicates she will vote against No Deal.
A rasp-voiced Prime Minister sets out the details whereby the Commons will vote on No Deal and if necessary on extension.
Last time round, the Government lost by 230. There will now a free vote tomorrow on No Deal. And if that falls, a Thursday vote on extension.
“The Government hasn’t kept its side of the promise…that has not happened,” he says, adding that the DUP has kept its own.
“There is no unilateral exit mechanism. There is no time limit. There are no alternative arrangements.”
And it’s a thumbs-down for the revised deal from Cash, Raab and the committee of eight lawyers. No surprises there.
Which presumably means, since Dodds is one of the eight, that the DUP takes the same view.
“Yesterday’s documents considered individually and collectively do not deliver “legally binding changes” to the WA or to the Protocol.”
“The United Kingdom would have…no internationally lawful means of exiting the Protocol’s arrangements, save by agreement.”