The battle for BREXIT moves to the House Of Commons

TAP – At the last election UKIP received 4 million votes.  How that equalled no MPs is a mystery which will be debated for many years to come.  It’s as if the vote counting had a block placed on it.  But if the MPs in Parliament refuse to implement the referendum, the consequences are clear enough.  UKIP’s share of the vote will double at the next election, sucking in from Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem, with an outright Parliamentary majority the likely prospect.  That should act as a warning.  But according to discussions in the media, ignoring the referendum is exactly what’s being discussed.

Things could break another way.  Cameron could be replaced with Boris Johnson or Liam Fox.  Either of these two could whip Conservative MPs into implementing the referendum, with rebels threatened with deselection in their constituencies, and in their place new MPs selected who are trusted to implement.

The government would be unlikely to achieve a majority in the Commons for ignoring the referendum, and any attempt to do so would probably lead to a fall of the government to be followed by a general election.

Nigel Farage has said he will offer UKIP’s support to Boris Johnson if he pushes for BREXIT, and completes the job.  The same would apply if Liam Fox was leader.  Fox and Farage seem to get on well (Pictured).

Farage suggests Liam Fox as next Conservative leader, while Johnson/Gove tries to freeze him out of role in renegotiation

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If that plan doesn’t pan out,  BREXIT could possibly happen the other way around with Farage being supported by Johnson and a rump of eurosceptic Conservative MPs.  Ignoring the referendum would be a very dangerous course for MPs to take, but that is what is currently being proposed.  The battle for BREXIT has moved to Parliament.

The Daily Mail

Brexiteers raise fears the Commons could MUTINY over quitting the EU single market as three quarters of them never wanted Out in the first place
Some pro-EU MPs urging sympathetic members to use Commons majority
Hope to keep Britain in the single market, signing up to Norway-style deal
Some legal experts point out that the referendum is not legally binding
Out campaigners warn such a move would spark a constitutional crisis
By DANIEL MARTIN CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT FOR THE DAILY MAIL and TIM SCULTHORPE, MAILONLINE DEPUTY POLITICAL EDITOR
PUBLISHED: 23:57, 24 June 2016 | UPDATED: 20:45, 25 June 2016

MPs who campaigned for Remain were warned to respect the will of the people last night amid fears they could try to frustrate the Brexit result.
Some on the In side have called for sympathetic members on all benches – Tory, Labour, Lib Dem and SNP – to use their overwhelming majority in the Commons to keep Britain in the single market.
They want to sign the UK up to a Norway-style relationship with the EU that would bring full access to the single market on the same terms as now, but would result in Britain having to accept continued freedom of movement.
Former Tory MP Matthew Parris today the single market had not been on the ballot paper, stoking concern among Brexiteers the Commons could refuse to pass the necessary laws.
Some on the In side have called for sympathetic members on all benches – Tory, Labour, Lib Dem and SNP – to use their overwhelming majority in the Commons to keep Britain in the single market

Out campaigners have warned that such a move would spark a constitutional crisis because it would counter the spirit of a pro-Brexit referendum result and ignore public concerns over EU immigration.
Some legal experts point out that the referendum is not legally binding – meaning MPs could in theory ignore it, no matter how politically difficult. The closeness of the result – 52 per cent in favour of Leave – could also give some MPs the excuse to call for not complying with the result.

But last night Bernard Jenkin, the Tory pro-Leave MP, said the referendum was clear-cut.
‘No one has a mandate from the voters to keep us in the single market, and the same applies to free movement,’ he said.
‘Michael Gove could not have been more explicit that leaving the EU means leaving the single market. The EU is the single market, and the single market is the EU.’
In his regular Times column, Mr Parris said: ‘Thursday’s result was not a vote to leave the single market: this was never on the ballot paper.
‘Except with a Ukip-Tory alliance, any foreseeable Commons would block a (forgive me) smexit. Britain can instead leave and seek a status such as Norway’s — with free movement of labour.’
MPs on the Remain side said voting in favour of the single market – dubbed guerrilla tactics by one source – would be justified because they claim the Leave side has not set out the nature of Britain’s trading relationship with the EU after departure.
The Commons is overwhelmingly pro-EU, with just over 70 per cent of members having campaigned for Remain.
A slight majority of Tory MPs were pro-Remain, along with almost all Labour, SNP and Lib Dem MPs.
Out campaigners have warned that such a move would spark a constitutional crisis because it would counter the spirit of a pro-Brexit referendum result and ignore public concerns over EU immigration

Out campaigners have warned that such a move would spark a constitutional crisis because it would counter the spirit of a pro-Brexit referendum result and ignore public concerns over EU immigration
Leaving the EU will require an act of parliament, but the Tory majority is only 12 – meaning that even if the Government tabled a bill to repeal EU membership, it would take only a few MPs to overturn the will of the people.
Earlier this month, one pro-European MP said: ‘We would have to respect the mandate of the referendum, but there is still plenty of scope on how and when we quit the EU.’
A source told the Guardian earlier this month that MPs may even seek to reverse a pro-Brexit decision altogether if the negotiations with the EU on the UK’s exit terms produce a disastrous deal.
Labour’s Stephen Kinnock told the BBC: ‘If the British people voted to leave the EU that’s one thing. But can we really say they voted for the devastation and destruction of the entire exporting sector of our economy?’

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7 Responses to “The battle for BREXIT moves to the House Of Commons”

  1. Belyi says:

    So some of the MPs who are elected to reflect the will of the public may decide that they will ignore their constituents – a good reason for deselection.

    And as for Stephen Kinnock we know that his parents have made huge fortunes out of the EU.

    Cameron needs to go today and negotiations need to start immediately and be over as quickly as possible.

  2. Men Scryfa says:

    A many of the political names mentioned belong to people who should be arrested and put on Trial. Any attempt to force a Norway style sell out like continuation of open doors immigration will be a superb gift as it forces the enemy out from the shadows exposing the criminals in government for exactly what they are and who they work for. The only chance the Real Families have of retaining or increasing power is to begin the process of repatriation and jettison this slew of failures and losers.

  3. Men Scryfa says:

    They are now presenting us with the opportunity to destroy them all in one go. They are playing straight into our hands and doing exactly what we wanted of them

  4. Men Scryfa says:

    Criminals and Genociders that is what they all are. Criminals and Genociders.

    Farage is almost an appeaser too and he is the best of the lot. Curse them all.

  5. Tapestry says:

    An alliance between a Conservative Party led by Liam Fox with UKIP would be a very powerful political force. If Corbyn survives and the Blairites are driven out of the Party, Labour too would be a valuable ally.

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