MPs have rejected Theresa May's proposed EU withdrawal deal - for the second time. Mrs May was asking MPs to back her proposed Brexit withdrawal deal - after claiming to win a major concession from the European Union at the last minute. But the deal was reject by 242 votes to 391 The historic vote took place om Tuesday just after 7pm. It come a day after Mrs May dramatically flew to Strasbourg for last-ditch talks with EU Commission president Jean Claude Juncker. And at 10m on Monday night, the Government said it had made a breakthrough which aimed to reassure sceptical MPs. Mrs May said: "Now is the time to come together, to back this improved Brexit deal, and to deliver on the instruction of the British people." Last time Mrs May asked MPs to approve her deal, in January, it was resoundingly rejected by a 230-vote majority. The question now was whether the changes she appeared to have negotiated would be enough to convince MPs to make a different decision this time. But once again it … [Read more...] about Brexit vote decision LIVE: MPs vote AGAINST Theresa May’s deal
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Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western was among hundreds who voted against Theresa May's Brexit deal at the House of Commons last night. And the Labour MP has criticised the Prime Minister for how she handled the negotiations which led to the deal.He took to Twitter last night to say the result of 432 to 202 in favour of those voting no was "seismic",He added: "Truth is the PM got the whole negotiation wrong."That’s why so many Conservatives voted against their Prime Minister."It is a record defeat."The government faces a vote of no confidence instigated by a motion from the Labour Party after the Prime Minister's huge parliamentary defeat.But it is expected to survive this with backing from Tory Brexiteers and the Democratic Unionist Party.This will be debated in the House of Commons from about 1pm today with the vote on the motion due to take place at 7pm. Meanwhile, European leaders have given no indication they are willing to make any concessions on the Brexit deal. … [Read more...] about Warwick and Leamington MP votes against Brexit deal
Voting against Brexit deal could lead to united Ireland, warns PM May BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Theresa May has warned MPs that voting against her Brexit deal could lead to a united Ireland in a last ditch attempt to push it through parliament. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/voting-against-brexit-deal-could-lead-to-united-ireland-warns-pm-may-37713412.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37713409.ece/f380b/AUTOCROP/h342/3_TOPSHOT-BELGIUM-E.jpg Email Theresa May has warned MPs that voting against her Brexit deal could lead to a united Ireland in a last ditch attempt to push it through parliament. The warning comes as MPs prepare for one of the most historic and significant votes in British history, when the PM's Withdrawal Agreement goes before the House of Commons on Tuesday night. Many commentators have already predicted Theresa May's deal will be voted down, with Labour, scores of Tory Brexiteers and her partners in government, the DUP, already … [Read more...] about Voting against Brexit deal could lead to united Ireland, warns PM May
Dominic Raab has become the first of Theresa May's ex-cabinet ministers to confirm he tried to oust her from Downing Street, as Brexiteers kept up their pressure on the prime minister. The former Brexit secretary revealed he voted against Mrs May "very much in sorrow, not in anger" during Wednesday night's confidence vote.Despite their failure to remove the prime minister, who secured 200 votes in her favour compared to 117 against, those opposed to Mrs May returned to their efforts on Thursday.Mr Raab, who quit Mrs May's government in anger at her Brexit deal last month, made the most significant intervention as he cast doubt on the prime minister's chances of continuing on, despite her victory. "We'll have to make the best of it, but I think that my biggest fear now is that if she continues in place, we have a greater risk of a Jeremy Corbyn government," he said."We will have to back her as best we can but problem is that both in relation to Brexit and wider sustainability of the … [Read more...] about Which MPs voted against Theresa May? And what is the Brexiteers’ plan now?
THERESA May is pinning her hopes on her Chequers deal to pave the way for a smooth exit from the European Union. But the Prime Minister faces substantial opposition, with Labour planning to vote against her proposal. Here's what you need to know. What is Theresa May's proposal? After a marathon session of talks at Chequers on July 6, Theresa May managed to secure a Brexit plan which will be assessed by the EU. Her Brexit plan will see the UK remain closely tied to Brussels. It also includes the creation of a new UK-EU free trade area for goods with a "common rulebook". This rulebook could limit the UK's ability to strike trade deals with countries such as the US — for whom securing market access for American farmers would be a big prize. When will it be voted on? May hopes to get an agreement hammered out at a series of summits with EU leaders this autumn, and bring it back to Parliament for approval. But her plans were dealt a blow at crunch talks in Salzburg with other EU … [Read more...] about Chequers Brexit plan explained – what is Theresa May’s EU proposal and will MPs vote against it?