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Brexit: compromise amendment to EU withdrawal bill tabled at last minute

Tory Dominic Grieve urges the government to back his bid to prevent a ‘no-deal’ Brexit to avoid Commons defeatThe leading Conservative pro-Europe rebel Dominic Grieve has tabled an 11th-hour compromise amendment to the EU withdrawal bill, calling on the government to back his bid to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit in order to avoid defeat in the Commons.Grieve’s compromise amendment, tabled late on Monday, would give parliament more control over the outcome should MPs vote down Theresa May’s final Brexit deal. The government has offered its own amendment, where the only...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 7 days ago