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Posts Tagged: European Court of Justice
Peter Bone: I helped move Cameron’s Government to deliver the referendum. This deal doesn’t deliver on the result.
It is certainly not the Brexit that people voted for. As Bill Clinton might have said about the main issue: It’s the Sovereignty, Stupid!
Other options being floated are designed to hold us in the EU’s orbit in the hope that we may be sucked back in.
Kieron O’Hara: No more referendums, please – they don’t work. A second would be no better than the first.
Indeed, it would be best to pause Brexit altogether until the parties have worked out what they want – and put it to voters in a general election.
There are four steps she must take, successfully and in short order, to be in with any chance of seeing it fly.
Were it not for the backstop, May’s deal would get over the line – with support from an overwhelming majority of Conservatives, including us.
Is she chickening out on Brexit? Or playing chicken with Commons and Party over her deal? Or merely a headless chicken herself – bent on daily survival?
Chris Grayling: Here at Transport, we’re getting ready for Brexit – whatever happens. But here’s why I’m backing May’s deal.
If I had been offered this before the referendum in 2016, I would have seen it as a much better alternative to the status quo inside the EU.
“The backstop would endure indefinitely, and it would tie us to the Customs Union with no escape.”
Robert Halfon: My constituents are against us shelling out £39 billion for nothing. Anyway, are we really obliged to pay?
If all this is correct, the EEA route seems to me a sensible way forward if Parliament can’t agree on a deal.
I, like many colleagues, react badly to the Party’s decision to try and strong-arm me into voting for this deal.
George Bridges: The Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. The choice facing Parliament is compromise or chaos.
If you want to be sure that Brexit happens, however much you might dislike this plan, there is only one course of action – vote for it.
“What I saw, over the last week and a half to two weeks, makes it very, very difficult for someone like me to support this deal.”
For nothing in return, by way of a guaranteed free trade deal, the Prime Minister is willing to hand over at least £40 billion, potentially £60 billion.
May’s Deal 2) Rebecca Ryan – It endangers Leave. Now the 51 MPs who have pledged to Stand Up for Brexit must keep their promise
I am deeply disappointed by the path that the Prime Minister has chosen. It seems to be the very opposite of what the British people voted for.