Tuesday, August 9, 2022

UK delays EU exit: Rejects second referendum on Brexit


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com

New decisions by the British parliament on Thursday pushed hard for exit from the EU without reaching an agreement with Brussels to put more pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May after her government’s deal with the European Union was rejected for the second time on Wednesday.

In a move to end the ongoing debate over the possibility of holding a second referendum on exit from the European Union, members of the House of Commons (Parliament) on Thursday rejected any move that would hold new referendum on exit from the European Union (BREXIT) Years of British vote for exit from the European Union in June 2016.

The result of a vote by members of parliament was 334 members of the proposal to hold a second popular referendum on exit from the European Union in return for the approval of only 85 members.

House of Commons Speaker John Berko chose an amendment to a second referendum by Sarah Walston, a Conservative MP before he split from the ranks and joined the new independent group and was backed by the Liberal Democrats.

The draft amendment states that the UK’s exit from the European Union must be postponed in order to lay down the legislation necessary for the holding of a second popular referendum in which the option to remain in the European bloc is on the ballot.

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