Brexit

Jonathan voted for the UK to leave the EU back in 2016, in the belief that with control of our own borders, the ability to forge new trade deals with global partners, and the freedom to legislate free from Brussels, Britain can look forward to a prosperous future.

He voted against the Withdrawal Agreement on both 15th January and 12th March, and voted with the Government in the Vote of No Confidence on 16th January.

The reasons why he voted against the Withdrawal Agreement are shared by a large number of his fellow MPs, and can be summarised succintly in the following article:

https://brexitcentral.com/brexiteers-right-tuesday-reject-deal-leave-br…

 

 

Attachments

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The Prime Minister's letter to the Nation (November 2018) 135.71 KB
The Political Declaration 107.73 KB
Government Presentation on the Withdrawal Agreement 1.21 MB
The Withdrawal Agreement 1.37 MB
Attorney General's Legal Advice 228.34 KB

News

Jonathan submits parliamentary question about Brexit to the Treasury

Treasury has provided the following answer to Jonathan's parliamentary question (185033):

Question:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps he has taken to ensure the preparedness of HMRC for the UK leaving the EU. (185033)

Tabled on: 29 October 2018

Jonathan raises topic of UK tariff rates in the event of a 'no-deal'

Import Duties: Written question - 181234

Question asked by Mr. Jonathan Lord

Asked on: 18 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the timetable is for the publication of the tariff schedule for the possibility of a no-deal scenario.

Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

The Government has released details of legislation to take back control of our agricultural policy from the EU.

Click the below link for more details of the Agriculture Bill envisaged to deliver on a Green Brexit.

Negotiations Update

The Government have released a presentation which offers a detailed update on the future UK-EU relationship.