Statement on October EU Council

22 October 2018

Theresa May, the Prime Minister, made a statement in the House of Commons on the October EU Council.

Following a meeting of the EU Council in October, Theresa May gave a statement to the House of Commons updating them on the progress of negotiations to leave the European Union.

The Prime Minister opened the statement, saying "the shape of the deal, across the vast majority of the withdrawal agreement, is now clear. Since Salzburg we have agreed the broad scope of provisions that set out the governance and dispute resolutions arrangements for our withdrawal agreement."

Responding, the Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn said, "Instead of taking back control, they are giving away our say and paying for the privilege".

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