Another step on the road to a no-deal Brexit.

There was a vote in Westminster this afternoon which would have prevented a no-deal. The motion was lost by 11 votes. 17 Labour MPs abstained and 8 voted against the motion.

We seem to be getting ever closer to the no-deal event horizon. Soon there might be no escape.

The amazing thing about this cross-party vote to stop a no-deal Brexit: it was Labour led. Yeah, really.


The Labour MPs who voted against the (their own) motion:

Kevin Barron
Ronnie Campbell
Jim Fitzpatrick
Caroline Flint
Stephen Hepburn
Kate Hoey
John Mann
Graham Stringer

It is interesting to compare this situation, Labour MPs abstaining & voting against their own motion, and the recent expulsions of Labour members.

Most famously Alistair Campbell was expelled from the Labour party for suggesting, on social media, that people could/should vote for the LibDems.

It would be hypocritical to have expelled some Labour members and, at the same time, not take action against MPs who prevented the party's motion in parliament. We will see.

@fitheach why can't the conservative party expell one or more of their biggest Idiots

That might account for the majority of them.

@fitheach okey every Party chooses 3 of their biggest Idiots and expells them

You could make it a public spectacle, put them in stocks and pelt them with rotten fruit. 😉

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