Jeremy Corbyn's risk up to ten resignations from the first union team he's failing to press for a new referendum on Brexit & # 39;
- John McDonnell insisted that the option of a new Brexit poll remain on the table
- Corbyn faces conflicting views on the desirability of supporting the second referendum
- Anti-Brexit Labor MPs and some shadow ministers ask for a new vote
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Jeremy Corbyn risked up to 10 resignations from the Labor Party's first team when he failed to argue for a new referendum on Brexit, it was reported.
Phantom Chancellor John McDonnell insisted that the option of a new poll on Brexit remained on the agenda because he admitted that the preferred scenario of an election instantaneous generalization by Labor seemed unlikely.
Labor tabled an amendment to the government's motion asking Ms. May to submit a vote in the House of Commons before February 27, to allow Parliament to take charge of the process.
Mr Corbyn (photo) is concerned with differing opinions on the advisability of supporting a second referendum – some Vanguard MPs have made it clear that they will not support this one.
The news comes as Theresa May (photo of today) is facing the prospect of a new rebellion of conservative deputies at Brexit as part of a key vote in the House of Commons. on the withdrawal position of the European Prime Minister
And now, anti-Brexit Labor MPs, young shadow ministers and grassroots members told the Guardian that they were ready to resign if Mr. Corbyn did not support a pro-referendum amendment as well. later this month.
In January, the union leader introduced an amendment in the House of Commons that would require the government to allow Parliament time to legislate for a "public vote" on the final Brexit agreement.
Dutch Prime Minister says Britain is 'declining' because of Brexit
The Dutch Prime Minister said last night that Britain was a country "in decline" because of Brexit.
During a speech in Switzerland, Mark Rutte also warned that leaving the European Union without agreement would result in "insurmountable" consequences for the British economy.
During a speech in Switzerland, Mark Rutte (pictured) warned of the consequences of Brexit
Calling for a larger EU unit, Mr Rutte said: "We must remain united, more than ever, because if the chaos of Brexit teaches us something, it 's that' s why. there is no splendid isolation.
However, former conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith retorted: "Europe is bogged down in disorder and debt and the UK has taken the bold step of joining the rest of the world".
Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg added: "EU leaders are now resorting to simple abuses, their darling institution is collapsing.Luckily, we regain control and can allow ourselves to laugh at their weaknesses.
But Ms. May warned MPs that they had not thought enough about the damage that a second poll would do on public confidence.
Corbyn tackles differing views on whether a second referendum should be sponsored – some members of the vanguard have made it clear that they will not support it.
While others, including Keir Starmer, Secretary of Brexit Shadow, have noted that the option of a second public vote should be considered.
Labor's anger surfaced Wednesday night when Neil Coyle, MP, tweeted Jeremy Corbyn.
He said: "Members leave by the thousands after Brexit. Cllrs leave. The deputies will leave. Anti-Semitism continues on your behalf. Only you can change all that.
A Labor MP, Geraint Davies, has tabled an amendment calling for a referendum on Ms. May's agreement – which will be voted tomorrow.
Labor's leadership should back a proposal by spokeswoman Yvette Cooper, which is expected to be debated on February 27, which would require a vote in mid-March to delay Brexit.
The news comes as Theresa May faces the prospect of a new rebellion of Conservative Conservative MPs as part of Brexit during a key vote in the House of Commons on the European Prime Minister's withdrawal position .
While MEPs vote again on Brexit options on Thursday, Eurosceptic conservatives are threatening to oppose the government's motion.
Also today, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has expressed his frustration at the lack of progress in London.
He tweeted: "No news is not always good. The EU27 is still waiting for concrete and realistic proposals from London on how to get out of the Brexit stalemate. "
And Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told the Financial Times that the Netherlands was already taking advantage of the transfer of business from a "declining" Britain.
Eurosceptic MEPs ask Theresa May to take disciplinary action against Brexit negotiator
The Brexit Chief Minister-Negotiator for Theresa May was suspended by ministers yesterday after hinting that the UK's exit from the EU would be delayed unless MPs vote in favor of her agreement next month.
Olly Robbins angered eurosceptic deputies after he was heard by a Brussels bar, saying that Parliament would face a difficult choice at the end of next month between supporting May's agreement or extend a "long" extension of Article 50. challenged by No. 10.
The Eurosceptic MEPs have asked Ms. May to control Mr. Robbins, or even to fire him.
Former Brexit Minister Steve Baker said his comments were "very unfortunate," adding, "The prime minister is the supreme negotiator for the UK."
In an effort to keep the lines open with European leaders, Ms May met on Wednesday evening with French President Emmanuel Macron and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, will select the amendments that will be selected for a vote on Thursday.
Tory Kenneth Clarke, pro-European leader, tabled an amendment asking MEPs to rank Brexit options in order of preference on a ballot with an alternative voting system.
An amendment by Labor MP Roger Godsiff calls for an extension of the Brexit bargaining period to allow a second referendum.
A multi-stakeholder initiative supported by Tory Anna Soubry and Chuka Umunna from Labor is asking the government to release its latest official briefing on the implications of a Brexit without agreement for business and commerce.
And the SNP has put forward a motion asking the UK government to immediately begin negotiations with the European Council to extend Article 50 by at least three months.
The government suffered a heavy defeat by the Lords on Wednesday night, as its peers called for a "meaningful vote" on the Prime Minister's agreement on Brexit before the end of the month.
The opposition motion, backed by 155 votes to 69, with a majority of 86, also invited Ms. May to rule out the possibility of a split by way of non-agreement with Brussels.
Six trade agreements between the EU and the UK were concluded before the planned departure of Britain.
Only six existing EU trade agreements – necessary in case of "no agreement" – were concluded in anticipation of Brexit.
Trade Secretary Liam Fox is committed to ratifying 40 agreements signed by the EU with 70 different countries to ensure that they will continue to apply in the UK after the March 29th.
But a document, leaked to the Sun, revealed that six deals of this type had been concluded so far.
He gave amber warnings to nine countries, including the major economies of South Korea and Canada.
US Secretary of Commerce Liam Fox (photo) has pledged to postpone 40 EU-signed agreements with 70 different countries to ensure they will still apply in the UK after March 29
Red and black warnings were given to 23 other deals, including Japan, Turkey and Mexico. This means that they have no chance of being signed in time. The United Kingdom benefits from the agreements, which cover 11% of total trade and rely for the most part on the rules of the World Trade Organization, thanks to EU membership.
Fox said that if an agreement were reached with the EU, these agreements would be maintained until the end of the "transition" period in 2020.
Yesterday, he told the Commons that the talks would inevitably "fail" because "it is the way countries do business".
But union spokesman Barry Gardiner said the government's "inadequate" resources were "focused on the wrong priorities".
This took place when the US automaker Ford warned that a Brexit No Deal would be "catastrophic" for its British operations. Earlier this week, it was announced that the company, which employs 13,000 Britons, is preparing alternative sites overseas to avoid No Deal disturbances.