Revoking Article 50 is the only sensible course, says Sir John Major

Posted January 14, 2019

Senior shadow cabinet ministers have also said it will come soon, with shadow justice secretary Richard Brugon telling Sky News on Thursday it will be "a matter of days at the most".

Asked whether MPs could bring forward legislation to revoke Article 50, Cable told BBC TV: "Yes that is exactly what will happen and that is exactly what we should be doing because it would be absolutely outrageous and unforgivable if the chaotic circumstances of a no deal were allowed to happen".

"And Brexit paralysis ultimately could lead to no Brexit".

Hunt warned: "If we were, as a political class, not to deliver Brexit, that would be a fundamental breach of trust between the people and the politicians".

'If EU intransigence persists, we must be willing to leave the EU at the end of March on World Trade Organisation terms.

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Billionaire businessman Peter Hargreaves, who pumped more than £3 million into the exit campaign, told Reuters: "I have totally given up".

"I think parliament is very committed to try to stop no-deal, but I think we have to recognise that there is a deal on the table, it does broadly deliver the Brexit people voted for, and if we don't find a way to get this through, we are taking some very big risks". And then, in the 2017 General Election, 80% of you voted for MPs who stood on manifestos to respect that referendum result.

He rejected the idea that one of Labour's "six tests" for Brexit - that a deal should replicate the benefits of membership - went against the EU's basic tenets.

Conservative and opposition MPs have slammed a top minister for fear-mongering after he said derailing or stopping the government's Brexit plan would see a rise in far-right extremism.

Although the British Prime Minister had postponed the vote which had originally been set for December in order to get enough lawmakers from her own party or others to back the deal she has made with Brussels, she is still reportedly expected to lose the vote.

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Asked whether she agreed with Mr Hunt that the United Kingdom could thrive after a no-deal Brexit, Ms Rudd told Today: "This is a strong and great country, we will find a way to succeed but I do not think that no-deal would be good for this country and I'm committed to making sure we find an alternative".

The Labour leader insisted his Brexit plan, condemned by some critics as unrealistic as it would contravene basic European Union internal rules, was viable.

But she stressed: "I intend to work with colleagues to make sure we avoid it".

Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva has said that British qualifications recognised in Portugal until March 29 will remain valid.

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