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Peers' laughter at 'Johnson and Johnson'

In the House of Lords, Liberal Democrat Baroness Smith wonders if the resignations of “Johnson and Johnson” (a reference to Boris and brother Jo) mean the Brexit deal could be “worse than remaining”. This reference sounds “more like an advertisement for toilet products”, says government spokeswoman Baroness Goldie, sparking laughter among peers. Source link

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Brexit: What is a 'meaningful vote'?

What is a meaningful vote? Could there be another Brexit referendum? What role will the House of Lords play? Westminster Hour presenter Carolyn Quinn spoke to Graeme Cowie from the House of Commons Library about what Brexit will mean for Parliament in the coming weeks and months. Source link

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MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour's Starmer

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“All options are on the table” if there is a no deal Brexit, Starmer tells Today Parliament will not allow the UK to leave the European Union without a negotiated agreement, shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has claimed. Asked during a BBC interview whether MPs could […]