Cabinet to Abstain on Indicative Votes

Whips have confirmed to MPs that this evening’s votes will not be whipped, and the Cabinet will abstaining. A strong hint for non-Cabinet MPs themselves to abstain…

Meanwhile Labour have announced they will whip to support Margaret Beckett’s pro-second referendum amendment and Gareth Snell’s pro-customs union amendment, although they have hinted rebel frontbenchers won’t face sanctions. Brexiteer MPs should boycott this whole farce…

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Expelled Tory MP, Richard Benyon, on the short three-day Programme Motion for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill:

“Whether you had three days, three weeks or three months debating this, you would not hear one original argument that we hadn’t otherwise heard in this process…”


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