MPs left unimpressed by government’s handling of Urgent Question on impact papers
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David Davis sent his junior minister Robin Walker to answer Labour's Urgent Question over the Brexit impact papers this lunchtime.
MPs from across the political divide used the opportunity to turn on the government over its handling of the papers, with a number accusing Brexit ministers of being in 'contempt' of Parliament, while Ken Clarke said the government was treating the Commons like a debating society.
However, as reported earlier today, Conservative members of the committee appeared to back Mr Davis's decision to redact the documents.
Craig Mackinlay told the Today programme: 'It is really rather perverse now, as some Labour members are saying, that opening up our hand to the world is in the national interest when it patently must be the reverse is true.'
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Here's just a flavour of the comments that came from the response to the Urgent Question in the Commons this lunchtime.
- 1 Brexit regret: Meet the Leave voters who wish they hadn't voted Leave
- 2 Labour leader defends NHS after being kicked out of pub in Bath
- 3 Opposition parties push for probe into Boris Johnson's conduct following viral video
- 4 ‘I should not have listened to Cameron’ – Former European Commission president
- 5 Scottish Tory leader accused of 'nonsense' excuse for Boris Johnson avoiding Scotland
- 6 A chapter is over for Britain, for good or ill
- 7 Welsh government refused permission for legal challenge over post-Brexit bill
- 8 New research reveals half of Brexit supporters were not 'left behind' red-wall voters
- 9 Russell Kane: Why working class people like Boris Johnson
- 10 Annalena Baerbock: Can the Queen of Green seize the Bundestag?
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