“Bollocks to Brexit” Speaker Bercow refuses to allow a vote on the New Deal to Leave the EU

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The Speaker, having let Theresa May bring her deal back to the House 3 times, refuses to allow the new Deal negotiated by Number 10 to be voted on.

The Speaker claims that the vote on Letwin’s amendment counts as a vote on the New Deal, and therefor there does not need to be a so called “second vote.”

Watch Live here:

Interestingly, when challenged from the House about the legality of the Withdrawal Act, which says that the Law clearly states the UK Leaves the EU by October 31st – and that this fact is unaffected by the Benn Act – the Speaker said,

“I make no comment on the Law, only my judgement.”

Sounds like no deal Brexit is on the cards.

The speaker has been called “a W**ker” by the back benches. 
 
The Benn Act hasn’t changed the Leave date.

Sir Bernard Jenkin accused Mr Bercow of bias, saying it was “remarkable how often the Speaker pleased one lot and not the other.

It is most unusual for a Speaker so often to prevent the government having a debate on the matters which the government wish put before the House.”

Fellow MP David TC Davies said: “The only consistency one can find in your rulings is that they always seem to favour one side of the argument and never the government.”

Top Comment on BBC feed:

“Time to give it up remoaners. In case you’ve forgotten:
17.4 million people voted to leave & 16.1 million voted to remain.
 
By Region
6 voted leave & 3 voted remain
 
By constituency
406 voted Leave & 242 voted Remain
 
By Party
Lab: 148 Leave | 84 Remain
Con: 247 Leave | 80 Remain
https://fullfact.org/on…/referendum-results-by-constituency/
MPS DO YOUR DUTY AND GET US OUT NOW”

If he was defending the House from an abuse inflicted upon it, you could defend him. But he is defending the House from abuses it has inflicted on the people.

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