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Tory MPs Block Release Of Official Advice On Brexit Customs Arrangements

The Government has blocked an attempt to get details of its plans for the UK’s post-Brexit customs deal released to Parliament.Labour tried to use an obscure piece of Parliamentary procedure to access papers being looked at by Cabinet Ministers, as they weigh up which of two customs models the UK should adopt after leaving the EU.MPs voted 301 to 269 against the documents being released, a majority of 32.The ‘humble address’ procedure was successfully used by Labour in November last year to secure the release of the Government’s Brexit studies...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 16 May