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David Davis [Image: Jack Taylor/Getty Images].

It seems the future of Brexit Secretary David Davis is in the hands of Hilary Benn and the members of the Commons Brexit Committee.

Mr Davis has repeatedly misled Parliament into believing that nearly 60 ‘sectoral impact assessments’ have been compiled into the effect of Brexit on the UK economy.

Now he has admitted that they do not exist – not one of them.

Today, David Lammy asked Commons Speaker John Bercow what action could be taken by MPs over this serious issue. Here is the exchange:

So it seems it is up to Brexit Committee chair Hilary Benn to demand proceedings against Mr Davis for contempt of Parliament.

But other MPs may also write to Mr Bercow.

Readers of This Site are strongly urged to ask constituency MPs to do so.

And any member of the public may write to Mr Bercow also, by emailing [email protected]


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