Axar.az
UP
19 September 2019


MPs reject Labour plan for no-deal vote - Video

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

MPs have rejected a Labour-led effort to take control of Parliament's timetable, blocking the latest attempt to stop a no-deal Brexit.

Axar.az reports citing Foreign media.

The Commons opposed the move by 309 votes to 298.

If passed, it would have given opponents of a no-deal Brexit the chance to table legislation to thwart the UK leaving without any agreement on the 31 October deadline.

The result of the vote was greeted with cheers from the Tory benches.

But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn responded by shouting "you won't be cheering in September".

Ten Tory MPs, mostly pro-Europeans, rebelled against the government by backing Labour's motion. Conversely, eight Labour MPs - mostly Eurosceptics or MPs in constituencies which voted Leave at the referendum - defied party instructions and voted against it.

A key factor for the government was the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists, who have voted against Theresa May during previous Brexit votes.

No deal would mean the UK leaving the EU without any agreement about the "divorce" process.

Overnight, the country would be out of the single market, customs union and institutions such as the European Court of Justice and Europol.

There are fears about widespread disruption in such an event - to trade, travel and the functioning of the Irish border, in particular.

Date
2019.06.13 / 11:06
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

UN sends experts Saudi Arabia investigate Saudi Aramco attacks

Mike Pompeo says Saudi oil attacks 'act of war'

UN envoy for South Sudan calls for maintaining peace momentum

Trump announces new National Security Advisor

Zelensky plans disengagement of forces along contact line

Putin says hopes to meet with China’s Xi at BRICS, APEC summits

Johnson confronts by furious dad in hospital - Video

Lightning strikes stadium injured 2 players - Video

9 PKK/YPG suspects arrested in Afrin

Putin demands resolve housing issues in Russia’s flooded regions

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla