Will MPs let the government ram through its Brexit deal in three days?

The DUP and ex-Tories have suggested they could oppose the government’s tight timetable for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. 

Ministers will attempt to ram the Withdrawal Agreement Bill through the Commons in just three days, Jacob Rees-Mogg announced at the despatch box this evening. With its second reading kicking off tomorrow, the government intends to have all Commons stages of the bill finished by Thursday night. But might MPs deny them their accelerated timetable?

Crucial to the passage of the government’s programme motion tomorrow will be the 10 votes of the DUP, whose objections to the deal...
source: New Statesman

2019-10-21 21:38
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