Brexit haggling needs to stop, says MP Dominic Raab

'Haggling over the Brexit process needs to stop', says MP Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab discussed the Brexit bill

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Haggling over the Brexit process needs to stop and those who don't want to trigger Article 50 are showing rank hypocrisy, says MP Dominic Raab.

The Government has published a bill on Article 50 which is widely expected to pass into law, thus triggering the Brexit process.

However, a number of MPs have said they will rebel against their party and vote against the legislation.

Raab, a Tory MP, told Julia Hartley-Brewer that lawmakers voted for the original EU referendum last summer "on a clear basis we’d accept the verdict."

He believes that the "haggling on [the Brexit] process needs to stop and people need to have their cards called."

Raab also said he is "reasonably confident" it is possible to trigger Article 50 by the Government's end of March deadline. He believes many of the amendments put forward for the Article 50 bill "will not be selected because they’re outside the scope of the bill."

The fact there are people who don't want to trigger Article 50, according to Raab, just shows "rank hypocrisy from those who don’t like the fact that they lost."

Listen to the full interview above