Prison » Labour MPs Confident Brexit Can Be Voted Down and Blocked

February 23, 2018

Labour MPs believe the negotiated terms of leaving the European Union will be voted down in Parliament, forcing the government to attempt a rapid renegotiation or “reconsider” Brexit altogether.

All but a handful of the party’s MPs voted to remain in the bloc, and some are now plotting to work alongside Scottish Nationalists and the Liberal Democrats to thwart the will of the people at the last minute.

Thanks to a Tory rebellion of EU loyalists led by Dominic Grieve, MPs will be given a “meaningful vote” on a final withdrawal deal, and Labour Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer has already promised to vote against a ‘no deal’ situation.

Now, Labour MPs and Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have boasted that there is a commonly held view in Westminster that any form of deal will be rejected by parliament.

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This article was posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:07 am

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