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Cabinet Minsters Join Tory Rebellion To Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament

4 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

Philip Hammond joined other Tory rebels in a successful attempt to block Boris Johnson from forcing a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament. Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister next week, has not ruled out proroguing parliament ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline. If he did so MPs would not be able to change the law to prevent a no-deal exit. But on Thursday the Commons voted 315 to 274 in favour of a cross-party amendment to the Northern Ireland Bill to stop prorogation - a majority of 41. May had ordered Tory MPs to vote against the move. But 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 Business Insider

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 Thursday...
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How Remainer Hammond knifed Boris in the back over Brexit amendment just days before sack

How Remainer Hammond knifed Boris in the back over Brexit amendment just days before sack

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has followed through on his threat to stop Boris Johnson suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit by abstaining in today's crunch vote on Dominic Grieve's amendment - with Mr Johnson's leadership rival Jeremy Hunt doing likewise.
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Brexit vote: MPs pass amendment to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament to force through no-deal

Brexit vote: MPs pass amendment to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament to force through no-deal

4 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Crucial vote will force the new prime minister to stage debates and votes in Parliament in the run-up to the Halloween deadline
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Brexit betrayal: Margot James resigns to block Boris plan to prorogue parliament

Brexit betrayal: Margot James resigns to block Boris plan to prorogue parliament

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

CULTURE minister Margot James has resigned after she voted in favour of a House of Commons amendment that makes it harder for the next Prime Minister to push through a no deal Brexit.
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MPs Back Plan To Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament To Force No-Deal Brexit

4 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

MPs have passed a plan to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit. In a show of strength by anti-no deal forces, the Commons passed an amendment promoted by Labour's Hilary Benn and Tory Alistair Burt by 315 votes to 274 - a majority of 41 - aimed at ensuring parliament sits during the run up to the October 31 Brexit deadline. It toughens up proposals passed by the House of Lords on Wednesday , also aimed at stopping Johnson proroguing - essentially dissolving - parliament in the weeks before Halloween so MPs cannot pass laws to stop no-deal. The...
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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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