Guy Verhofstadt – 2019 Statement on Suspending Parliament

Below is the text of the Twitter comments made by Guy Verhofstadt, the Brexit Co-ordinator for the European Parliament, on 28 August 2019.

“Taking back control” has never looked so sinister. As a fellow parliamentarian, my solidarity with those fighting for their voices to be heard.

Suppressing debate on profound choices is unlikely to help deliver a stable future EU – UK relationship.