The Scottish National Party (SNP) on Wednesday accused the British prime minister of having "hidden the facts" about Brexit by trying to avoid the full publication of the Attorney General's legal opinion on the proposed agreement for the departure of the European Union (EU), reported to "Sky News".
"The prime minister has hidden the facts about her Brexit agreement to deputies. Will you take responsibility for that? "Scottish MP Ian Blackford in Parliament said. "We have been promised political stability, and instead we have a Government in crisis," he said.
"We were promised strong and stable, what we have a government in crisis" – SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford calls for Theresa May to take responsibility for Brexit legal advice.
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The accusation was made during a weekly debate in the House of Commons, shortly after the document was published. This was only after Parliament had voted on an unprecedented motion in which the government was accused of "disrespect" before the House, something that had never happened before in the history of the United Kingdom.
"The prime minister has been deceiving this House, inadvertently or not," the deputy concluded. The commentary even led House Speaker John Bercow to ask him to clarify whether he was accusing the Executive of deliberately misleading Parliament, which would be a serious charge. "I used the word 'inadvertently' and I repeat it. Maybe that's the case, "said Blackford.