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Emergency debate on no-deal Brexit

19 December 2018

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Following an application from the Shadow Brexit Secretary, Keir Starmer, the Speaker granted an emergency debate on a no-deal Brexit.

Emergency debates

An emergency debate is a debate called at short notice in the House of Commons on a matter that should have urgent consideration. An MP may apply to the Speaker for an emergency debate under the rules of Standing Order No. 24.

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