Cooper-Letwin Amendment Pulled After May’s Brexit Extension Commitment mdi-fullscreen

The Tories behind the proposed Parliamentary coup to force an extension of Article 50 appear to have backed down, with Oliver Letwin welcoming the Prime Minister’s commitments to offer a vote on extending Article 50 today, announcing that there is “now no need for a Cooper-Letwin Bill.”

Nick Boles has agreed – hinting that, provided ministers back up the new commitments made by the Prime Minister, amendments laid today will be pulled tomorrow. This is a major soft Brexit victory that demolishes the Tory TIGgers’ absurd assertion that the ERG are dictating Government policy…

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