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Boris Johnson ready to refuse to implement any call for a fresh referendum.
Labour MPs revive plans for "Kyle-Wilson" amendment for a "confirmatory" referendum, setting up a parliamentary showdown in October.
‘If we have a populist in government who is flouting convention and acting in a way that bypasses the sovereignty of parliament, parliament will respond accordingly’
Rebel MPs are working on a plan to thwart Boris Johnson pursuing a no-deal Brexit on 31 October that involves forcing parliament to sit through the autumn recess, amid growing outrage about the power and influence of his controversial aide, Dominic Cummings.
John McDonnell has said Labour is “moving towards” backing a second referendum and said a backbench plan to secure one “could be a solution”.
Cross-party move likely to be put forward as amendment to EU withdrawal bill.
"Not one of those things he promised us has been delivered. So I have seen no evidence that that man is capable of negotiating his way out of the tea room in the House of Commons, let alone us into the biggest market in the world." - Peter Kyle