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This has a strong whiff of the 1930s about it – it is a right wing, nationalist government’s attempt to suppress dissent.
Speaker rules it would be ‘repetitive and disorderly’ for MPs to vote again on deal.
When I worked on the Vote Leave campaign we all thought getting a deal would be much simpler. But now the fundamentalists are pretending the fault lies anywhere but with them.
Recorded on the evening of Wednesday 3 April, Steve and Chris discuss the failure of Meaningful Vote 3.0, Indicative Votes 2.0, and Theresa May's Road to Damascus moment (spoiler: it's not). How will the EU27 respond to her plan for a further short extension?
As MV3 turns out to be DOA we hotfoot it into febrile Soho to read the steaming entrails of the May Deal.
The Withdrawal Agreement gets rejected again, this time only in double figures. So what now? RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Fiona Mitchell & Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin discuss the prelude and the fallout.
Commons votes 344 to 286 against the PM. / Theresa May has suffered another significant defeat to her Brexit plan, after MPs voted on Friday to reject her withdrawal agreement by a majority of 58.
PM faces calls to quit after Commons votes down her agreement for third time.
Theresa May’s Brexit plans have been defeated for a third time in parliament despite a large number of Tory rebels finally backing it. The Commons voted against the deal by 344 votes to 286 - a majority of 58.
MPs reject Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement by 344 votes to 286, a majority of 58, throwing UK’s Brexit plans into more confusion.
Despairing minister castigates prime minister's 'inability to engage in the most basic human interaction'.
Commons Speaker Bercow said 'No' to Meaningful Vote 3, the EU said No to a June 30th Brexit deadline extension, the UK Prime Minister now has to find enough British MP's to say 'Yes'.
Amid calls to ‘fall on her sword’, PM writes to Tory MPs saying deal will return if there is sufficient support
Meaningful votes, Article 50 Extension, EU Elections, The Frauderendum, TIG, The ERG, Dictator May, Useless Corbyn, yet ANOTHER fine for Vote Leave... seriously, what the hell is going on?!!?!?! / Mike Galsworthy (Scientists for EU), Paul Somerville (OFOC) and I have been working furiously over the last few months to get #ProjectHope up and running.
With Brexit literally hours away, we convene Leaver-turned-Article-50-Revoker ROLAND SMITH and law and policy expert DAVID ALLEN GREEN to stare into the abyss. / May blames Parliament... / Why John Bercow’s Eskine Mayhem isn’t a constitutional crisis... / David discusses the Meaningful Vote in terms of Thanos’s Infinity Stones. The fooling of Arron Banks. Chained to a radiator with Seumas Milne.
Two government sources suggest the Meaningful Vote “take 3” might happen on Thursday of next week.
The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn’t keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same deal they have already rejected twice.
Speaker says PM cannot bring back deal to parliament without substantial changes.
MPs told a further ‘meaningful vote’ will be ruled out of order if the motion is 'the same or substantially the same’
The booming baritones of Cox and Bercow bookended a busy week in Westminster, Brussels and Dublin (with a bit of Washington DC in there too). It saw the sinking of MV2, the vote against no-deal and a UK Government whipping against its own motion.
So the government has lost the meaningful vote on the Withdrawal Agreement by a massive margin - AGAIN - and now what? Should we celebrate? How will Brussels react? What are the options for and chances of extending the Article 50 two year deadline?
Last night’s Brexit negotiations were a charade and will ensure the prime minister is defeated in tonight’s vote
Theresa May returns to parliament today after a last ditch dash to Strasbourg to win fresh concessions on her deal. So will the deadlock finally be broken this week? Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Sonia Sodha in London explain how the process could now pan out.
Theresa May is battling to save her Brexit strategy amid warnings that she is heading for another crushing defeat in Tuesday’s crunch Commons vote.