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The amendments Labour is pushing to #Brexit bill, for ALL our sakes. Pls share

For the sake of anyone who wishes to keep any kind of democracy in this country, I think we should all be looking at this, and making sure it’s supported, and made law!


Haven’t seen a huge amount of publicity about the amendments that Labour is targeting with regard to the government’s ‘Article 50’ bill, but they are key to understanding why Jeremy Corbyn is ‘boxing clever‘ about 3-line whips and ‘keeping his powder dry’ by not joining with the minor parties in token resistance.

Which is probably why you’re not seeing a lot of publicity about them – it would upset the media’s preferred narrative of Labour chaos to distract you from the real chaos taking place in the Tory party and Theresa May’s head.

labour amendments.pngHere they are, with modicum of commentary from Labour’s website and this writer’s comments in italics after each:

1. Vote on the final deal

Allow a meaningful vote in Parliament on the final Brexit deal

Labour’s amendment would ensure that the House of Commons has the first say on any proposed deal and that the

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