Written by : TIMOTHY J. WOODS
The Conservative government’s latest announcement to put the final Brexit bill before parliament has provoked a backlash from Conservative MPs. Brexit Secretary David Davis appears to have made the concession to ward off a brewing Tory revolt. But it hasn’t been enough.
Any agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union and transitional period will now go before a vote in both Houses of Westminster. But if MPs and peers vote no, Davis has insisted that the UK will leave regardless, which calls into question the relevance of the vote.