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May seeks Brexit delay after third vote on her deal is derailed

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By Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper

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No deal Brexit is what the people want. Stop trying to delay the inevitable.

-4 ( +5 / -9 )

No deal Brexit is not wanted by the majority. many Brexiteers want a deal.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

She's an idiot. why put the vote 3 times for the same deal? And extension for what? So she can ask for a 4th vote? What's the purpose of the extension? If she can't answer these questions then the extension shouldn't be granted.

4 ( +7 / -3 )

Years have passed since Brexit was announced.However, the ineptness of the English politicians and the intransigence of the MEPs have shown the system to be dysfunctional.

More time wasting is not the answer.

By not leaving on the 29th will show that the UK is not democratic and the will of the people to be usurped.

The consequences of that will be far more severe than a WTO rule based exit.

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

Today, is 1000 days since the British people voted to leave the EU.

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Give it up Brits. You foolishly tried to turn an incredibly complex question into a Yes/No vote. Now that you got the Yes answer you have to turn that simple answer back into concrete and complex legislation to implement that vote. Can't be done and get a majority to vote for it it appears.

You would be better off just admitting defeat and staying in the EU.

4 ( +9 / -5 )

@the avenger

Nah, no thanks. We believe in democracy, which means you follow through on what was voted for.

It would be really funny if just one of the EU 27, say Spain or Italy, vetoed the extension when they meet later this week. Then all of this palaver in Westminster will have been for nothing.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

Spain might seek concessions on Gibraltar in exchange for not vetoing an extension. Britain is paying a heavy price for its dithering.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

"They" asked for it, "they" wanted it, "they" voted for it ... so go ahead.

Just prolonging the agony ain't gonna work!

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Nah, no thanks. We believe in democracy, which means you follow through on what was voted for.

Wasn't it a non-binding resolution though?

5 ( +6 / -1 )

@strangerland

You raise a good point. However, since the Government, Parliament and the BBC all stated that this was to be a momentus referendum, and with David Cameron promising to carry out the decision, whether it is legally binding or not is lost on the public. It moved on from that even before the referendum started. The option to ignore the result was lost when Parliament voted to pass the question onto the public.

-3 ( +1 / -4 )

Just give Northern Ireland back and get on with it. Cancel the British passports of all brits that live in the south of Spain etc.

1 ( +4 / -3 )

Just leave already.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

Nearly three years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the EU, its departure is uncertain

This is ludicrous. Run May out and get a prime minister who will follow through on what the voters decided.

If they can't get their elected government to follow through with what was voted on, the Brits are doomed to remain in the EU.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

This is ludicrous. Run May out and get a prime minister who will follow through on what the voters decided.

I don’t think this is possible. The majority of MPs are remainers. The PM has no veto powers over what parliament decides on her deal.

Any idea on who would be able to get a deal through parliament?

2 ( +2 / -0 )

It's starting to appear as if the Russian trolls may have also affected the Brexit vote.

1 ( +4 / -3 )

Any idea on who would be able to get a deal through parliament?

In the case of a no deal Brexit I suppose Nigel Farage is out of the question? Being as how without him there wouldn't have been a referendum in the first place.

-6 ( +0 / -6 )

In the case of a no deal Brexit I suppose Nigel Farage is out of the question?

He’s not an MP. He ran for a parliamentary seat in a constituency very receptive to to the UKIP message and lost.

As far as I am aware, you cannot serve as PM if you aren’t an elected member of parliament.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Why are some people so ignorant about the reason for Brexit?

It is a democratic decision of people ‘sick of ‘ their political masters abusing them!

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

And as I was in the UK only last week I can say that I know firsthand about the situation!

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

The point to all this is... just exit... time wasted and money wasted.... while the citizens suffer.

Once exit is made, the specific criteria and needs can be identified for change and will allow all to prepare and take appropriate action. The key being, that the changes will not be "dictated" by EU or the British government's needs. They will all change according to the peoples specific needs.

That is the meaning behind any exit from any organization or group. It gives independence and freedom for[people to act, to take action, accordingly to suite their requirements and needs and not of others.

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