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Previously on "The Constitutional Crisis Begins"

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  • GJABS
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    Originally posted by Old Greg View Post
    antepenultimate
    Word of the day!

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  • AtW
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    Oh dear...

    “Backbench MPs led by Dominic Grieve have inflicted a humiliating defeat on the government, in an effort to ensure parliament can seize control of what happens in the crucial days after Theresa May’s Brexit deal is voted on.”

    MPs win right to meaningful vote on Brexit plan B | Politics | The Guardian

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  • Old Greg
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    Originally posted by Uncle Albert View Post
    And so on to the vote on the Dominic Grieve amendment. That could be the final nail in the coffin.
    Hopefully the antepenultimate nail. Why spoil the fun now?

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  • AtW
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    Originally posted by sasguru View Post
    For those (most probably Brexiters ) who don't know what's going on - it is rather long and has some long words (for a Brexiter):

    What does Dominic Grieve'''s debate amendment mean for Theresa May'''s Brexit deal? - ITV News
    "We call them grievers."

    The Maze Runner

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  • sasguru
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    Originally posted by Uncle Albert View Post
    And so on to the vote on the Dominic Grieve amendment. That could be the final nail in the coffin.
    For those (most probably Brexiters ) who don't know what's going on - it is rather long and has some long words (for a Brexiter):

    What does Dominic Grieve'''s debate amendment mean for Theresa May'''s Brexit deal? - ITV News

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  • darmstadt
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    Originally posted by Uncle Albert View Post
    And so on to the vote on the Dominic Grieve amendment. That could be the final nail in the coffin.
    Interesting that he originally proposed an amendment like this when the EU withdrawal bill was going through parliament however May argued that this would constrain her in the Brexit negotiations, and so he ended up voting against his own motion!

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  • Uncle Albert
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    And so on to the vote on the Dominic Grieve amendment. That could be the final nail in the coffin.

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  • meridian
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    Government found to be in contempt of Parliament...

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  • NotAllThere
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    Originally posted by sasguru View Post
    Gotta say the entertainment is priceless.

    Even my German colleagues get the joke.

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  • sasguru
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    Originally posted by BlasterBates View Post
    Brexit as described on the packet is now dead in the current parliament.

    As William Hague points out parliament will block a no deal Brexit

    The only way Brexit will happen is if everyone pulls behind Tommy in a GE.

    UKIP MEPs claim Tommy Robinson being groomed for leadership of the party

    Gotta say the entertainment is priceless.

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  • BlasterBates
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    Brexit as described on the packet is now dead in the current parliament.

    As William Hague points out parliament will block a no deal Brexit

    The only way Brexit will happen is if everyone pulls behind Tommy in a GE.

    UKIP MEPs claim Tommy Robinson being groomed for leadership of the party

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  • sasguru
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  • meridian
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    Originally posted by meridian View Post
    Looks like it’s going to start to kick off tomorrow...
    It’s in response to a request from Labour:

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  • meridian
    started a topic The Constitutional Crisis Begins

    The Constitutional Crisis Begins

    Looks like it’s going to start to kick off tomorrow...

    BREAKING NEWS: Mr Speaker has decided to give precedence to a motion of contempt against the Government TOMORROW for failure to comply with publishing the full and final legal advice from the Attorney General to the Cabinet on the Brexit deal.

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