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House of Commons vote on Brady amendment shows disregard for the GFA and the Irish people

After 24 hours of drama, Graham Brady's amendment calling for the backstop to be replaced has been approved by the Commons by 317 to 301. Majority of 16...

It is a fair majority of MPs on an amendment which expresses conditional approval for a deal, providing legally binding changes are made to the backstop. The EU's photocopiers are already going into overdrive recycling old statements about the deal being non-negotiable, the reality is that they cannot ignore this vote. MPs have given May a powerful mandate, it's time she used it and stood up to the EU...

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by Oui on Wed Jan 30th, 2019 at 09:56:06 AM EST
Even if the EU was inclined to pursue more negotiations, the margin of 16 votes is not enough to instill confidence that any results would be approved by the UK.
by asdf on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 01:57:11 AM EST
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