• MPs vote to block Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    The House of Commons votes by 315 to 274 to back an amendment designed to block Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit in October.
    Digital Minister Margot James resigns in order to back the vote.
    Johnson has insisted he will take the UK out of the EU on October 31 "do or die."
    One plan he has refused to rule out, would be to suspend parliament in the run-up to the UK's exit in order to prevent MPs from blocking a no-deal departure.
    However, the amendment to the Northern Ireland Bill will force MPs to sit in the days running up to the end of October, effectively blocking the...
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  • Minister Margot James quits to block Boris Johnson from shutting down parliament to force a no-deal Brexit

    Minister Margot James quits to block Boris Johnson from shutting down parliament to force a no-deal Brexit

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    UK Digital Minister Margot James has resigned from the government to vote to block a no-deal Brexit.
    Parliament approved a motion on Thursday which would prevent Boris Johnson from shutting down parliament to force a no-deal exit from the EU if he becomes prime minister next week.
    Six Cabinet ministers abstained from the vote, meaning Theresa May could be forced to sack them too.
    LONDON - A UK government minister has resigned in order to vote to prevent Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit.
    Margot James, minister for digital and creative industries, quit her role on...
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  • MPs vote to block Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit

    MPs vote to block Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The House of Commons votes by 315 to 274 to back an amendment designed to block Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit.
    Johnson has insisted he will take Britain out of the EU on October 31 "do or die."
    One plan he has refused to rule out, would be to suspend parliament in the run-up to Britain's exit in order to prevent MPs from blocking a no-deal exit.
    However, the amendment to the Northern Ireland Bill will force members of Parliament to sit in the days running up to the end of October.
    A number of ministers abstained on the vote.
    The House of Commons has voted to block Boris...
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