The Department stated two months ago that this was because figure would be announced in due course by Minister David Davis, however they refused to specify a timetable for such an announcement and no announcement has been forthcoming.
dls wrote:I appreciate it will have been extremely expensive, but in the context it is money which had to be spent.
dls wrote:Because going to Parliament is a waste of time.
A C Grayling wrote:“The Government’s action in rushing through a Bill to trigger Article 50, in advance of a White Paper objectively examining all the costs and consequences of a ‘Brexit’ and comparing them to remaining in the EU, is a contempt of Parliament, a contempt of the spirit of the Supreme Court judgment, and a contempt of the British people, only a quarter of whom voted to leave the EU. We are being subjected to a de facto coup against our Parliamentary democracy and this is wholly unacceptable. MPs can and should defuse this dangerous moment by voting against the Bill and demanding a full White Paper first.”
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