Labour front bench likely to support amendment to Theresa May’s deal, but MPs in leave areas voice concerns

A backbench plan to ward off a no-deal Brexit by extending article 50 is in the balance amid concerns from Labour MPs in leave-voting seats, who fear it could be seen as an attempt to frustrate Britain’s departure from the EU.

It appears likely that the Labour front bench will support the amendment to the government’s Brexit deal tabled by Yvette Cooper. Cooper’s amendment has already won the backing of more than 70 cross-party MPs, among them a number of Conservatives.

Continue reading…

Read More Yvette Cooper’s plan to see off no-deal Brexit hangs in the balance

Facebook Comments