22 September 2020 – the overnight press release

Liberal Democrats will continue to fight for the rule of law

Speaking after tonight’s votes on the Internal Market Bill, where 255 MPs voted against the Government breaking international law, Liberal Democrat Business Spokesperson Sarah Olney said:

Liberal Democrat and Alliance MPs took a clear stand for the rule of law and for stability in Northern Ireland against Boris Johnson’s tactics to violate the EU Withdrawal Agreement.

With members across the house joining to stand for what’s right and voting against the Government, Boris Johnson must take this as a clear message: there is no consensus in Parliament about his disregard for the rule of law and the UK’s international standing.

Liberal Democrats will continue to hold the Government to account and work across party lines to protect the UK’s interests.

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One Comment

  • Antony Watts 23rd Sep '20 - 9:35am

    What are they up to? There is a defined legal route for discussion and decision about changes to he WA. It’s called the Joint Committee, Gove is our side.

    Boris is simply trying to freeze out this committee, Gove and parliament and give himsefl the powers to overide the treaty

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