UK parliament rejects May’s “last chance” revised Brexit deal

British MPs vote on Wednesday, March 13, on a “no deal” withdrawal from the European Union the day after defeating PM Theresa May’s amended agreement. A British parliamentary majority rejected Theresa May’s amended agreement for withdrawing from the European Union Tuesday night by a vote of 391 to 242. The last -minute amendments she extracted from the EU in Brussels did not win the lawmakers around after they rejected the original deal.

PM May responded that the government motion rejected on Tuesday was the only deal on offer. Parliament votes on Wednesday to withdraw from the European Union on the March 29 deadline without an agreement, which everyone agrees would be disastrous. While the opposition leader Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn called for a general election to remove the May government – which the prime minister has no intention of heeding . Other members proposed asking the Europeans for an extension of the withdrawal date, although May warned that “this would not solve the problems we face.” They suggested that this delay would make possible a general election or a second referendum. The first referendum ended in a majority in favor of the UK quitting the EU.

The response from European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to the government’s defeat on Tuesday was regret and a warning that the EU will only examine an extension if “credible justification” is presented and approved by the other 27 members.

Sources in Brussels predict the breakout of economic warfare between London and Brussels in the aftermath of the rejection, with the EU confronting the UK with an uncompromising “hard Brexit” takeit-or-leave it deal

Before the vote, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox gave MPs this warning: “Let me make it clear – the legal risk as I set it out in my letter on Nove. 13 remains unchanged. Britain will not be able to discuss in two years the future of the Northern Ireland’s role in Brexit , in line with the prime minister’s proposals or indeed the “backstop.” Cox’s words were seen to have sealed the fate of the government’s motion. Soon after he spoke, sterling began sliding against the euro and the dollar.

The revisions May negotiated in Brussels this week were an attempt to overcome the hefty Ireland sticking point – known as the “backstop.”

Note: There is no current “hard border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, i.e., no restrictions on the crossings of people and goods in keeping with the historic UK-Irish peace treaty. The Irish backstop was designed to try and ensure that the open borders continue after the UK leaves the EU while keeping Britain inside the EU’s customs union. This paradoxical option is now history.

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12 thoughts on “UK parliament rejects May’s “last chance” revised Brexit deal

  • Mar 12, 2019 @ 23:25 at 23:25

    We are Quoran Ostra, we had princess Diana by the as, we will have UK too.
    UK is bought already, in our portfolio!

    • Mar 13, 2019 @ 1:21 at 1:21

      Criminey! Another idiot speaks…

    • Mar 13, 2019 @ 11:01 at 11:01

      so, and you will leave in your pants.

  • Mar 13, 2019 @ 1:41 at 1:41

    The UK People: Leave the EU

    The Politicians: F.U. We will squabble and fritter away the days and da*n the consequences.

    • Mar 13, 2019 @ 1:49 at 1:49

      No leaving, UK is in the hands of Arab money, and Quora Nostra will enforce the status.

      • Mar 13, 2019 @ 10:58 at 10:58

        under ENGLISH law, you can’t successfully purchase stolen property. Caveat emptor. Look it up.

    • Mar 13, 2019 @ 10:32 at 10:32

      exactly. pin the ‘brexit’ so dubbed, on the Theresa may donkey and chuck it off the cliff. So juish.

    • Mar 18, 2019 @ 5:17 at 5:17

      they sound like obamer, obamer did what he wanted not what the people wanted.

  • Mar 13, 2019 @ 4:34 at 4:34

    Soon UK to be in the hands of Corbyn, jewxit out of Labor,and from there the way of Venezuela…….
    The post post-war era is unraveling

  • Mar 13, 2019 @ 5:41 at 5:41

    Christadelphians have taught since mid-XIX century that Britain will NOT be part of the United Europe – the last beast of Rev. 17 & 18 warring against the returned Christ and ultimately defeated by him. Just one of the many references to the outcome runs like this:

    “Therefore, the present affiliation of Britain with the European Common Market must be only temporary, and before the “beast of the sea” is again formed in its latter-day manefistation as required by the prophecy of Revelation 17, SHE MUST WITHDRAW OR BE EXCLUDED THEREFROM” (Editor’s note, July 1992, Eureka vol. 4, page 199).

    You can watch it all on You-Tube here:

    So when LEAVE triumphed in the summer of 2016, the Christadelphians didn’t move a muscle on their collective face.

    • Mar 13, 2019 @ 8:03 at 8:03

      I agree with your interpretation of Scripture concerning UK’s withdrawal from EU, but who do you think the other two departures will be?

  • Mar 18, 2019 @ 15:45 at 15:45

    The same powerful world group is fighting Brexit as they are fighting Trump. Its really the same fight. They are powerful, so I suspect they might win in both courts in time.

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