Tag: Meaningful Vote

Statement by Donald Tusk on Brexit 20 March 2019

Statement by Donald Tusk on Brexit 20 March 2019 after receiving a letter from Theresa May asking for an extension to the Article 50 period which is due to expire on 29 March 2019. https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2019/03/20/statement-by-president-donald-tusk-on-brexit/ …I believe that a short extension will be possible, but it will be conditional on a positive vote on the […]

Shenanigans – Meaningful Vote (3)

John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons in the UK Parliament made a statement on 18 March 2019 regarding the Meaningful Vote motion, quoting a parliamentary convention from 415 years ago. Speaker’s Statement Speakers Statment I wish to make a statement to the House. There has been much speculation over the past week about […]