Arch-eurosceptic Farage leads march over Brexit betrayal

UK unprepared for Brexit

MPs have voted against holding a second Brexit referendum this evening by a substantial majority of 249 votes.

It looks like MPs will be asked to vote on the prime minister's deal for the third time before March 20.

The march comes after another tumultuous week for Prime Minister Theresa May in which parliament overwhelmingly rejected her divorce deal for a second time and lawmakers voted to seek a delay in Britain's exit from the EU.

If MPs refuse to accept the deal on the table, or if the European Union grant a longer extension, then the Prime Minister can negotiate an entirely new deal. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow chose four amendments for MPs to vote, which also include whether to allow MPs to take control of parliamentary business next Wednesday.

MPs voted 413-202 on Thursday to request permission from Brussels to negotiate an extension to the withdrawal date.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has just had one of the most tumultuous weeks in her political career. Hard-core Brexiteers led by former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage set out on a two-week "Leave Means Leave" march between northern England and London, accusing politicians of "betraying the will of the people".

The People's Vote campaign, the main movement calling for another referendum, did not want the option brought before parliament, saying it was premature to move now - knowing it would be defeated.

"Although a no-deal exit was voted down, we can not predict what will happen because it depends on how negotiations with the European Union will go, We will have to watch developments closely", Aso said. The Brexit transition might cause chaos in the beginning as this would sever economic, legal, and political ties with the European Union due to the mutual dependence and close bond established by both parties. In one unusual episode Thursday, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Parliament to support the government's motion to seek a Brexit delay-then voted against it himself.

The backstop is "an insurance policy that would only be used if we are unable to agree a sufficiently ambitious future relationship between the EU and the United Kingdom that would remove any need for it", Mr Donohoe said in a speech at Bloomberg's European headquarters in London on Friday.

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd has written a letter to her constituents to explain why she chose to abstain from last night's vote on ruling out a no deal Brexit. However this will require unanimous agreement from the 27 leaders, which is not guaranteed as the EU's chief negotiator and several leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron, have said there would need to be a good reason given.

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