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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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'Stand up and be counted': Conservative rebels prepare to block Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit

'Stand up and be counted': Conservative rebels prepare to block Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The House of Commons will vote on Thursday on whether to neutralise Boris Johnson's power to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Members of Parliament will vote on a measure which aims to prevent the next prime minister, likely to be Johnson, from shutting down parliament in October to force a no-deal exit.
The vote is expected to be very close.
One rebel Conservative MP told Business Insider: "If he doesn't feel he can get away with it, he won't go for it... You can change the way he calculates his options by showing strength."
LONDON - Parliament could dramatically remove Boris Johnson's...
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