Only 13 of the more than 100 colleagues who are publicly opposed have said that their position is solely based on that aspect of the plan.
Posts Tagged: Second EU Referendum
Jim Fitzpatrick acknowledges that May has run down the clock, but argues that alternatives to the deal are increasingly impractical regardless.
Our guide to how the Government can deliver its Brexit deal in Parliament. Or No Deal. And whether MPs can block the latter.
Short of backing Labour in a no-confidence vote, rebels can only make such a departure more chaotic and hope the Prime Minister buckles.
If May’s deal goes down, three words from John Kerr last year will highlight a choice for this new one.
“Surely the correct response to a poll with a rigged franchise would be to refuse to sanction it with our participation.”
Also: possible breakthrough for devoscepticism as ‘Abolish the Assembly’ projected to win seats; and Scottish Tories embroiled in EU referendum row.
She must so less from desire than prudence, since No Deal is the default position – and could happen despite Parliamentary moves to block it.
Profile: David Lidington – the Tory loyalist diverging from his leader over Brexit. And now tipped as her successor.
At the heart of May’s operation, this staunch Conservative is now mulling potential ways to a second referendum with Labour MPs.
At the heart of the disagreement between “People’s Vote” campaigners and the Norway Plus supporters is whether the 2016 result is accepted or not.
Tony Connelly describes in painful detail the success of Irish negotiators in aligning themselves with the EU27, while leaving the Brits to flounder.
The Labour leader is under mounting pressure to support a second referendum – but time is against one, and he knows it.
“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.”
The leading Remainer rebel doesn’t believe it to be an option that can realistically be offered to the electorate.
Over half of party members favour ‘No Deal’ as their first preference, and more than seven in ten believe defeat on Tuesday means it time to go.
It would be even more irresponsible than David Cameron putting an undefined “Leave the EU” option on the 2016 ballot paper.