Brexit: Boris Johnson degraded as MPs take control

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Media captionBoris Johnson reacts to losing pivotal Brexit vote

Tory rebels and antithesis MPs have degraded a supervision in a initial theatre of their try to pass a law designed to forestall a no-deal Brexit.

The Commons voted 328 to 301 to take control of a agenda, definition they can move brazen a check seeking to check a UK’s exit date.

In response, Boris Johnson pronounced he would move brazen a suit for an early ubiquitous election.

Jeremy Corbyn pronounced a check should be upheld before an choosing was held.

In total, 21 Tory MPs, including a series of ex-cabinet ministers, assimilated antithesis parties to better a government.

After a vote, Downing Street pronounced those Tory MPs who rebelled would have a whip removed, effectively expelling them from a parliamentary party.

No 10 had hoped a hazard of exclusion – and an choosing – would move would-be rebels into line.

The primary apportion pronounced a MPs’ check would “hand control” of Brexit negotiations to a EU and move “more dither, some-more delay, some-more confusion”.

He told MPs he had no choice though to press forward with efforts to call an Oct election, adding: “The people of this nation will have to choose.”

The outcome means a MPs will be means to take control of Commons business on Wednesday.

That will give them a possibility to deliver a cross-party check that would force a primary apportion to ask for Brexit to be behind until 31 January, unless MPs approve a new deal, or opinion in foster of a no-deal exit, by 19 October.

Media captionCorbyn: Get a check upheld first

The BBC understands a supervision intends to reason an choosing on 15 October, dual days before a essential EU limit in Brussels.

To call an choosing underneath a Fixed-term Parliaments Act, Mr Johnson would need support from Labour as he requires a subsidy of two-thirds of a UK’s 650 MPs.

But Mr Corbyn pronounced a legislation corroborated by antithesis MPs and Tory rebels should pass before any choosing was held, to “take no understanding off a table”.

The BBC’s arch domestic correspondent, Vicki Young, pronounced a supervision was framing a conditions as a Labour personality perplexing to retard Brexit, and that would be a evidence going into a ubiquitous election.

SNP Westminster personality Ian Blackford pronounced he was “delighted” that MPs had voiced a “very transparent view” in foster of a law to retard no deal.

“Boris Johnson and his supervision contingency honour a right of parliamentarians to paint a interests of their constituents,” he said.

“Yes, there contingency be an election, though an choosing follows on from securing an prolongation to a [Brexit deadline].”

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