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The national interest lies in MPs on all sides working to stop no deal | Keir Starmer

The national interest lies in MPs on all sides working to stop no deal | Keir Starmer

20.7.2019

The national interest lies in MPs on all sides working to stop no deal | Keir Starmer

It is time for rebel Tories to join the responsible majority and block Boris Johnson ’s ‘do or die’ pledge

Johnson has boxed himself in. He does not want to work with parliament to break the impasse, he wants to silence it. In a rallying cry to the extreme Brexiteers in his party, he vows to leave the EU on 31 October “do or die”. That means, by Wednesday afternoon, no deal is likely to be official government policy for the first time.

The government’s own economic watchdog has warned that crashing out of the EU would tip the economy into recession. I have spent the past three years travelling across the country talking to businesses and all of them have warned me about the dangers of rupturing our trading relationship with the EU overnight.

Every tool in our armoury must be deployed: amending legislation, forcing emergency debates and triggering no-confidence votes. The majority in parliament must act – and that will involve coordinated work across all political parties.

On Tuesday morning, some ministers will sit around the cabinet table for the last time. They know very well the dangers of no deal. They will have been briefed about what it would mean for jobs, the economy, our public services and the union. They will have seen the advice and read the evidence.

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Why would you want to sabotage Brexit again? Not had enough of it yet? There are plenty of deals to be had with those willing to negotiate on trade only Give it a rest with ya pro EU bull shit Brexit does not clearly make sense to me here in the United States. If the UK was a founding nation that created the EU, please explain why it makes sense to break away from it?

if some kind of deal isn’t found we’ll be heading for the tories propped up by the DUP and the Brexit penalty after the next general election then the nightmares begins 🤔 Keir_Starmer RemainAlliance

Facial recognition trials should stop, MPs sayGovernment's failure to create legal basis for the tests 'unacceptable', says technology committee report Particularly in parliament! Checking on voting and presence of second jobs

MPs pave way for Bercow to face official investigation over bullying claimsMPs last night paved the way for John Berow to finally face an official probe over serious bullying allegations made against him by former staff. The House of Commons backed a change of rules to al… Good. About time this arrogant fool is dealt with. Hopefully ,severely.

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Schools 'desperately need' cash injection, MPs saySchools and colleges urgently need billions more in funding, a committee of MPs says. Austerity has crippled this country in every sector Still struggling from last Labour government big give away and cost of a pointless war What’s happening to all our taxes? We’re paying more and more and falling deeper into debt and poverty. Why? What on Earth is happening to all the income tax, VAT, council tax, national insurance etc... where the hell is it all going

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MPs pass amendment to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament and forcing through no-deal BrexitMinister Margot James quit the government to vote against 'prorogation', while four Cabinet ministers abstained When in doubt. Fall back on what you know best. Link: brexit Duplicitous scumbags

Crossrail costs will continue to climb, MPs sayCommuters have been 'let down by a programme that is well behind schedule', a committee of MPs says. Not good. Money for this means less money for the NHS, schools etc. Reply: 07/19/19 09:10:42

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