My speech on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
This week in Parliament I outlined why I could not support the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill at its Second reading in its current form.
Neither the people of Birmingham Northfield, nor anyone anywhere else in the country, were ever asked about, or voted for, the kind of ministerial power grab that the contents of the Bill represent. We must not allow Ministers to grab powers to avoid scrutiny by Parliament.
You can see watch my speech here: