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Opposition Debate on Article 50 and Leaving the EU

Today in Parliament, yet another attempt will be made to debate the merits of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. The media are making this out to be some form of referendum by MPs on our status with the EU.

Time for MPs to start delivering Brexit

Last week I had to return home early from my Council of Europe meetings in Strasbourg to attend the weekly Opposition Day Debate in the House of Commons. The debate was about whether we should have a future debate about leaving Europe.

EU Referendum Result

Yesterday voters decided that the future of the United Kingdom would be best served outside of the EU. Having not campaigned for either side, I opted to cast my own vote to Remain. Now we are leaving, I will be working hard to ensure that we put the UK on a firm footing outside of the EU. Our United Kingdom is the fifth largest economy in the world. I am confident that we will remain a great nation and that we will build a new deal which makes us even stronger