Hilary Benn (@hilarybennmp )

Hilary Benn

Bio Labour MP for Leeds Central and Chair of the Brexit Select Committee
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iPhone : Full Story #brexitforensics
Govt privately acknowledges no space for checks at key borders.
No Deal scenario discussed under NDAs involves not enforcing checks on as ‘pragmatic approach’, expecting reciprocity from EU.
Industry says its not happening:


iPhone : He continued "we have already made certain commitments—to our agricultural community, for example—to maintain spending at EU levels until the end of this Parliament." So where is the supposed Brexit dividend?

iPhone : The Chancellor told Parliament on Tuesday that the OBR has "assumed that any saving from a lower contribution to the European Union will be recycled to fund things that would have been funded by the EU, but will no longer be so."

iPhone : Brenda Dean was a pioneering woman trade union leader. I greatly admired her. She was steely strong but never hard. She was totally Labour but never sectarian. Her judgement was sharp & commitment huge. 360 degree progressive sister. Such a loss.

iPhone : It has been 4 years since we lost Tony Benn. He wanted to be remembered for encouraging others. He certainly encouraged me as he did so many others.

iPhone : The Government should now ask the OPCW to carry out an investigation into the use of a banned nerve agent in Salisbury in an attempt to kill, including by inspecting facilities in Russia where in all likelihood it was produced.