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Boris fires 21 Conservative MPs from the Party

By CornPoptheOriginalGangster follow CornPoptheOriginalGangster   2019 Sep 3, 6:31pm 197 views   6 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


WOW. Cannot stand for re-election as Tories in next election; cannot sit with government.


They defied the government despite a pre-emptive threat that any Conservatives who did so would have the whip withdrawn -- meaning they'll effectively be kicked out of the party.

The rebels included former Cabinet ministers including Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke — and Winston Churchill’s grandson, Nicholas Soames.

Kenneth Clarke, the longest serving member of the Commons, also voted against the government.

Downing Street made good on its threat shortly after the vote, according to one of the rebels.

"Today I voted against the government in order to a stop no deal Brexit. I along with 20 colleagues have had the Conservative Whip removed," Sam Gyimah said on Twitter.

A Downing Street spokesperson declined to comment.

Having the whip removed means the 21 Conservative MPs will no longer be able to sit with the government in the House of Commons and will be barred from standing in a future election.

This also means that Johnson's working majority -- which had dropped from one to zero after an MP defected several hours ago -- is technically non-existent.

https://edition.cnn.com/uk/live-news/boris-johnson-brexit-parliament-tuesday-dle-gbr-intl/index.html
1   OccasionalCortex   ignore (4)   2019 Sep 4, 2:03pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Man I wish Trump could do that here.

Stupid primary system!
2   OccasionalCortex   ignore (4)   2019 Sep 4, 2:07pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

HonkpilledMaster says
This also means that Johnson's working majority -- which had dropped from one to zero after an MP defected several hours ago -- is technically non-existent.


...which is no longer as much of an issue because of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act of 2011. It astounds me how many in the British Elite in both Parliament and the Media completely forget about Fixed-term Parliaments Act.
3   CornPoptheOriginalGangster   ignore (5)   2019 Sep 5, 1:25pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

BoJo has this. Trump was just there... he met with BoJo AND the Queen.

He's doing the Trump thing, getting the Media, the Luvvies, the Left, and all the fake Brexit Remainers like Hammond to gloat about Brexit is finished, and they are going to nullify the Referendum.

Then, the ace up his sleeve.

Stay tuned...
4   HEYYOU   ignore (34)   2019 Sep 5, 5:39pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Brexit passed by the voters.
Go ahead & piss those off.

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