MPs BLOCK Boris Johnson's Brexit timetable — how MPs voted and live updates

MPs BLOCK Boris Johnson’s Brexit timetable — how MPs voted and live updates

The Leader of the Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg, a firm Leaver, had indicated he didn’t think it would now be possible to get the Brexit bill through the Commons by the proposed deadline of October 31, after the Government lost the key vote. Speaking in the House, Conservative MP Peter Bone asked: “Leader of the House, […]

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Boris Johnson to call general election if MPs don't back Brexit deal — live updates and news

Boris Johnson to call general election if MPs don’t back Brexit deal — live updates and news

BREXIT DELAY Boris Johnson is prepared to ask the EU for a two-week Brexit extension to allow MPs to scrutinise his Brexit deal bill, sources claim. However, No10 believes that the EU will not accept such a short period of time and offer an “unacceptable” three month delay, the Daily Mail reports. A source told […]

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UK PM says he’ll abandon Brexit if MPs vote against timetable

UK PM says he’ll abandon Brexit if MPs vote against timetable

By AFPMore by this Author British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned MPs that if they vote on Tuesday against the timetable to push his EU divorce deal through parliament this week he will abandon the legislation and try to hold a snap election. “If parliament refuses to allow Brexit to happen and instead gets its […]

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Brexit: 6 lies and half-truths as Boris Johnson begged MPs to back rushed deal

Brexit: 6 lies and half-truths as Boris Johnson begged MPs to back rushed deal

Boris Johnson is racing to get MPs to pass his Brexit deal in three days so he isn’t forced to break his vow to leave by Halloween . Opening debate on his 110-page Withdrawal Agreement Bill, the PM said MPs should vote for his agreement to avoid a no-deal departure and “move our country on”. […]

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EU 'have done all in our power' for orderly Brexit: Juncker

EU ‘have done all in our power’ for orderly Brexit: Juncker

By AFPMore by this Author European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker insisted Tuesday the EU had done “all in our power” to ensure an orderly Brexit, but said the bloc would await British parliamentary approval for a new divorce deal before ratifying it. Expressing regret that Britain planned to leave the EU on October 31, Juncker […]

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Barrage of Brexit red tape exposed for British firms selling to Northern Ireland

Barrage of Brexit red tape exposed for British firms selling to Northern Ireland

British firms selling into Northern Ireland will be hit with a barrage of red tape and higher costs under Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, government documents confirm. Analysis slipped online late tonight confirms British firms will have to fill out at least two customs forms for goods traded west across the Irish Sea. This will lead […]

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If Johnson adds a customs union, remainers should finally accept his deal | Simon Jenkins | Opinion

Those still fighting to keep the United Kingdom in the EU are doing themselves no favours. Despite Saturday’s protests for a second referendum and Commons manoeuvring, a significant portion of the public backs the UK’s vote to leave the EU – and democracy requires it to do so. The terms of exit previously negotiated by […]

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Brexit: Oliver Letwin defends delaying date in pact with Remainers' QC

Brexit: Oliver Letwin defends delaying date in pact with Remainers’ QC

Sir Oliver Letwin today defended his successful bid to delay Brexit in concert with Remain campaigner Gina Miller’s QC. The ousted Tory MP spoke out after he led an amendment forcing Boris Johnson to ask for a delay Brexit, even if he gets a deal. Sir Oliver has been widely attacked in Sunday newspapers for […]

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Super Saturday timetable - when did MPs vote down Boris Johnson's Brexit deal?

Super Saturday timetable – when did MPs vote down Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal?

BORIS Johnson’s bid to get his Brexit deal passed was scuppered today in a ‘super Saturday’ historic vote. MPs voted for Sir Oliver Letwin’s amendment, which means the PM now has to write to the EU asking to delay Brexit again. Here’s what happened. 3 Voting on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is expected to start […]

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