Five Labour MPs quit roles to oppose new referendum vote

Five Labour MPs have quit party roles to defy orders and vote against holding a fresh Brexit referendum.

Five Labour MPs have quit party roles to defy orders and vote against holding a fresh Brexit referendum.

Labour ordered its MPs to abstain on a cross-party bid to delay Brexit to allow a referendum on backing whatever deal is agreed or remaining in the EU.

But 41 of its MPs rebelled, with 24 supporting a referendum and 17 voting to oppose one.

Stephanie Peacock quit as a whip, saying she had been elected to honour the 2016 referendum result.

In her letter to Jeremy...
source: BBC

2019-03-15 02:11
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