At a Demonstration in London on Saturday, hundreds of thousands for a second Brexit Referendum on the road. The protest walk to the Parliament coincides with a period in the further, it is unclear whether the UK exit from the EU, or in the community. "Enough is enough – it is time that the British population has the last word on the Brexit", tweeted the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who attended the rally. In a similar Demonstration in favour of a further referendum on the Brexit had gathered in London last October, 700,000 people.
Meanwhile, more and more Britons are in favour of a stop of the entire Brexit process. On Saturday, the number of signatures increased in the case of an Online Petition for the withdrawal of the withdrawal application to over four million.
The next Showdown points for the 12. April
Indicates in Britain a turning point? Is blown off of the Brexit? These are the questions this weekend with a new urgency. On Friday evening, Prime Minister Theresa May had a third Parliament voting on the EU exit provided the agreement in question. Twice, the government was the boss with the divorce agreement in the lower house. Also in the last days, there was no indication that Dec will have a third attempt, more happiness. Therefore, she wrote in a letter to the deputies that she just wants the car then a new vote if there is "sufficient support" for the separation agreement.
May is not likely to survive a third consecutive defeat politically. In the past week she had made the parliamentarians more unpopular, after you had suggested in a speech that the members would act contrary to the will of the people. While the population of the Brexit-drama tired of pointing this Parliament is unable to make a decision, May had explained in a rant. In your letter to the MP rank May now a half-apology. It was not their intention to impede the work of the representatives of the people, in addition, she stated quite clearly. The controversy has a serious Background: the opponents of an EU exit will regularly receive hate mail and occasionally even death threats.
If the vote on the discharge of the contract should be cancelled in the coming week, the remaining 27 EU member States and the United Kingdom taxes on the next Showdown on may 12. April. After all, it is the decision of the EU summit last Friday clearly that the Brexit period of up to 12. April extended, if the house of Commons, not later than until 29. March to the exit contract. According to this scenario the British need the EU's 27 member States before the age of 12. April explain what you want. Immediately the authorities in London were then faced with the choice between two options: a hard Brexit on the 12. April or the participation in the European elections in may.
vote without a whip?
A clarification could bring it the next week. Maybe it comes next Wednesday in the lower house again to a series of votes. In the case of these "indicative votes" may be emerging after all, if there are, for example, in the house of Commons a majority for remaining in the EU customs Union. The conservative Minister of state, Rory Stewart, is in the British Public as a writer and as the author of a bestselling book about his walk through Afghanistan, called for a vote without a whip.
Vice-head of government Lidington is now regarded as a Central figure
Meanwhile, the rumbling against the British Prime Minister is getting louder and louder. "A withdrawal-pressure on May grows" was the headline in the newspaper "The Times" on Saturday. The report, according to the paper is already discussed a timetable for a withdrawal Mays from the office of the Prime Minister. Citing Cabinet circles, the leaf is reported that, in the meantime Vice-head of government, David Lidington, has a Central role in the Brexit process. The Conservative Lidington has spoken reported to have already held talks with the Opposition on possible Alternatives in this kind of Situation. For the Brexiteers such party talks are the devil's cross - – because the prospect of a clear break with the EU is waning in your eyes.
According to a report by the newspaper "Telegraph" has made the former foreign Minister, Boris Johnson in the past week, twice with May. The Tory have noted rebel, the head of government is reminiscent of her in the parliamentary elections of 2017 promise, just so long at the office, as you have a support in the party.More about
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in addition to Lidington and Johnson, other politicians will apply in London as a candidate for a possible successor to Mays. So, among other things, the foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt and the chief of the Environmental Ministry, Michael Gove mentioned, as a possible contender. While Gove was already during the Brexit referendum in June 2016 on the side of the outlet supporter, has changed the original Remain-trailer Hunt, later on his mind. You have to accept the outcome of the referendum, said Hunt last month at a gig in Berlin.