Westmister Debate on Second Referendum

Sacked Minister Demands Vote by MPs on Brexit Deal

Parliament must be given the final say on Britain’s deal to leave the European Union, a former cabinet minister will tell Theresa May today.

eu-Times-1Whether they voted Leave or Remain, constituents will want to know their representatives can raise their concerns

Nicky Morgan, who was sacked as education secretary by the prime minister when she took office, says that voters expect their MPs to be involved in the Brexit process. Writing for The Times Red Box political website, she adds: “Excluding parliament from the deliberations won’t work.”

Fewer than 200 of the 650 MPs supported Brexit. A debate will be held at Westminster Hall today on the idea of a second EU referendum, after a petition was signed by more than four million people.

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