Brexit bill: Tory Rebellion (Rebellion by 11 Tory MPs (vote to give…
Brexit bill: Tory Rebellion
Rebellion by 11 Tory MPs
vote to give Parliament a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with Brussels.
an amendment to the bill was backed by 309 to 305
would not prevent the UK leaving the EU in 2019
8 former ministers
What does it mean?
Disappointing but not really important
Bad for the brexit, worried about behavior
First defeat for Theresa May in the Commons
Hard to make front in Brussels after that
Conservative MPs clash
opposition parties + conservaties rebels
Critics: trying to "frustrate" Brexit + tying the government's hands
Angry reaction: rebels should be deselected
Tory rebels: Mr Grieve, Heidi Allen, Ken Clarke, Jonathan Djanogly, Stephen Hammond, Sir Oliver Heald, Nicky Morgan, Bob Neill, Antoinette Sandbach, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston.
What the vote was about
Ending of the supremacy of EU law
Copying existing EU law into UK law
Same rules/regulations apply on Brexit day
hundreds of attempts to change its wording
Guarantee of a "meaningful vote" before the deal is agreed
"citizen's interest forward"
"No delay on the Brexit process"