Britain heads for no deal as MPs gamble on Brexit

Nervous Labour and Conservative MPs believe they will get another chance to stop no deal – but they could be taking a big risk.

Jeremy Corbyn’s motion to prevent a no-deal Brexit has been defeated in the House of Commons by 309 votes to 298. Although a substantial number of Conservative MPs rebelled to vote for Corbyn’s motion, they were cancelled out by Labour MPs going the other way: at least three deliberately abstained, while several more voted with the government.

Are we headed for a no-deal exit? The coalition that defeated this bill looks very similar to the one that defeated Yvette Cooper’s...
source: New Statesman

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