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Theresa May has confirmed that she will vote to block a no-deal Brexit, as she faced renewed pressure from Jeremy Corbyn to abandon her "dead" departure plan and instead embrace Labour's customs union alternative.
As PM, she could call a vote to remove the Brexit date, and hence, no-deal exit, from the laws. Why doesn't she do so?
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 02:46:52 PM EST
uh, how's that?
Even T. May has been moved to state honestly:
May told Bone that this was not realistic: "The EU have made it clear there will be no transition period without a withdrawal agreement, and that includes what we have already negotiated on citizens' rights, a financial settlement and a Northern Ireland protocol."
Vote to request extension of the deadline from EU is the bill for tomorrow, and just about no one in EP or Council is contemplating a deadline anywhere near EP election dates.

What few people in UK understand is, the EU can and will enforce Brexit. The UK does not have the means to circumvent the whole of EU law enforcement.

The date is not UK's to choose.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 03:37:07 PM EST
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Once the law is repealed, May still has a few days to withdraw A50.....Normally this would mean that she wouldn't survive, but these days, who knows?
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 03:45:25 PM EST
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Because the date of 29th. March is baked in the cake by her A.50 notification. The only way the UK could change that unilaterally is by revoking the A.50 notification "in accordance with their own constitutional requirements" (ECJ) which in the UK's case means a of vote of Parliament. The hard Brexiteers will hardly agree an A.50 revocation, so without Corbyn's support (most unlikely) that is not going to happen. A hard, no deal Brexit is the DEFAULT unless the UK government & Parliament can agree on something else...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 03:54:47 PM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 04:20:44 PM EST
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"UK government & Parliament can agree on something else"

There is no "something else" beside revoking, which ECJ handed to them on a silver platter of sophistry.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 04:23:51 PM EST
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They can REQUEST an A.50 extension, but the European Council may put some conditions on granting it.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 04:58:34 PM EST
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well, yeah.
"Vote to REQUEST extension of the deadline from EU is the bill for tomorrow"

good lord, frank. work with me. I'm trying not to bust your balls...

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 05:15:32 PM EST
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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 07:51:58 PM EST
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