Monday was a dramatic Brexit-day, which culminated with the prime minister Theresa May has postponed Tuesday's planned parliamentary vote on the utträdesavtalet.
At lunchtime, was called the ministers of the british government in a conference call with his boss, and the sources leaked the soon-to various media to the topic of the conference was the possibility of a deferral.
denied Mays presskansli that was the case, but more and more whistleblowers said that the vote would be postponed.
There were also commandments that Mays plan was to use the time to convince the EU side to screw a lap on a detail in the agreement, namely the clause, the ”backstop”), which shall ensure that there is no hard limit in Ireland.
So it was announced that the prime minister would speak to the parliament at 16.30 Swedish time. When she took the floor confirmed everything that has leaked out during the day.
– There is broad support for many elements of the agreement, but there is a deep concern for the ”backstop”clause, said May.
– If we should go ahead now, would we lose in the morning. We shall, therefore, postpone the issue and not go to the parliament in this mode.Link to the graphics
now would travel back to the other EU leaders and to the leaders of the commission and the council to obtain assurances that the british are not locked for all time at the gränsklausulen, and that it is not written over the head of the united kingdom.
She also wanted to ensure that parliament is given a clearer role in the determination of the border in Ireland, she said.
May, who several times was interrupted by laughter and exclamations of the house of commons members, took the opportunity to reinforce the seriousness of the issue:
A more important question is: want this house to deliver Brexit? she asked.
a second referendum or withdraw without a contract, they must be honest and admit that it would mean fragmentation and economic risks, according to the prime minister.
labour leader Jeremy Corbyn replied that Mays announcement shows that the government is ”in upplösningstillstånd”, that it has long been clear that the utträdesavtalet would get the no and that unless the government can come up with a better deal must May leave the place to someone who can.
the Risk of a no in the vote that was scheduled for Tuesday has rightly been great. According to Sky News calculations on Monday was expected to 418 members voting against the agreement and 187, while the setting was unclear from the 34.
notice in the question of which side can repent if Brexit. There was a group of scottish politicians who had gone to court with the case, and the case has since been settled in record time by the EUROPEAN court of justice in Luxembourg.
In the last week suggested the court's advocate-general that the ball is in the british themselves, and it was also the slutbeskedet from all over the court.
”When a member state has announced his intention to leave the EU to EU heads of state and government, as the Uk has done, so also has the state the right to unilaterally withdraw its intention”, was called it in a press release on Monday.
practical significance remains to be seen. The politicians who pushed the case hope that the news should be used to turn the Brexit, by producing a repossessed utträdesanmälan as an alternative.
The british government has, however, repeatedly declared that do not intend to repent, regardless of whether you can do it on your own or not.
the EU court of justice advocate-general: the united kingdom can back if Brexit
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