Archive for October, 2019

Brexit march: How many people are marching in the People’s Vote March today?



HUNDREDS of thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets of London today to march towards Parliament to demand a referendum on the final Brexit deal. But did the turnout meet expectations?

Johnson faces ambush as he pushes for Brexit vote

UK prime minister could send MPs home early if Letwin amendment delays exit process

Brexit vote: Letwin amendment to win by FIVE votes – Tory whips admit defeat to Peston



BORIS Johnson’s hopes of taking the UK out of the EU on October 31 look set to be dealt a huge blow with MPs tipped to an amendment tabled by Sir Oliver Letwin which will effectively force him to seek a delay to Article 50 from the bloc.

Remainers set off in their thousands for Westminster

Large numbers expected to gather for anti-Brexit rally at Parliament Square

Brexit: MPs meet to vote on Boris Johnson’s deal in ‘super Saturday’ Commons session – live news

PM addresses Commons as Speaker John Bercow allows debate on Letwin amendment that would postpone support for new Brexit deal

Iain Duncan Smith rises and says he will back the deal. He calls on Oliver Letwin to remove his amendment, in order to give the people “a meaningful vote”.

The PM responds by saying it would be a great shame if the opportunity to have a meaningful vote “were to be taken away from us”. He stresses that he thinks Letwin is motivated by the best of intentions.

Bizarrely, the PM begins his response to the SNP’s Westminster leader by congratulating the England rugby team for their victory over Australia in the World Cup quarter-final.

It’s a great deal for all four home nations, says Johnson. The Scots will enjoy the benefit of their “spectacular marine wealth”, says the PM.

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Britain’s Parliament set for knife-edge vote on Brexit’s ‘Super Saturday’


LONDON – British lawmakers are set to vote Saturday on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new withdrawal deal with the European Union, an important moment in the prolonged bid to end the Brexit stalemate ...

Jeremy Corbyn jeered by MPs for refusing to back UK leaving EU on October 31



LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn launched a stinging attack on Boris Johnson's deal, claiming it would be a "disaster" for working people as he demanded a second referendum - prompting loud jeers from the Government benches.
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