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Mon Sep 9, 2019, 02:35 PM

Brexit: MPs vote to force government to publish no-deal plans and advisers' messages - live news

Source: The Guardian

MPs have backed the Grieve motion requiring the release of some no-deal planning documents, and private messages from Number 10 officials about prorogation, by 311 votes to 302 - a majority of nine.

Here is the text of Dominic Grieve’s motion.

That a humble address be presented to Her Majesty, that she will be graciously pleased to direct ministers to lay before this House, not later than 11.00pm Wednesday 11 September, all correspondence and other communications (whether formal or informal, in both written and electronic form, including but not limited to messaging services including WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, Facebook messenger, private email accounts both encrypted and unencrypted, text messaging and iMessage and the use of both official and personal mobile phones) to, from or within the present administration, since 23 July 2019 relating to the prorogation of Parliament sent or received by one or more of the following individuals: Hugh Bennett, Simon Burton, Dominic Cummings, Nikki da Costa, Tom Irven, Sir Roy Stone, Christopher James, Lee Cain or Beatrice Timpson; and that ministers be further directed to lay before this House no later than 11.00pm Wednesday 11 September all the documents prepared within Her Majesty’s government since 23 July 2019 relating to operation Yellowhammer and submitted to the cabinet or a cabinet committee.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/sep/09/brexit-latest-news-eu-no-deal-bill-royal-assent-boris-johnson-parliament-politics-live

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Reply Brexit: MPs vote to force government to publish no-deal plans and advisers' messages - live news (Original post)
brooklynite Sep 9 OP
wryter2000 Sep 9 #1
Miguelito Loveless Sep 9 #2
crazytown Sep 9 #3
Baclava Sep 10 #4
Ghost Dog Sep 10 #5
Nitram Sep 11 #6

Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 03:02 PM

1. Hooray for Parliament

I wish we had a few Republicans with spines to do the right thing here.

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Response to wryter2000 (Reply #1)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 03:18 PM

2. I'll wait and see before cheering

"requiring the release of some no-deal planning documents..."

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Response to Miguelito Loveless (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 03:33 PM

3. Some means since 23 July 2019.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 05:30 PM

4. I don't think anyone has a clue what will happen, the dissolution of the USSR went smoother

Is 0ct 31 still a hard deadline?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 06:26 PM

5. Since the Commons has been prorogued, there is no "House" before which to lay

said documents, I suppose Cummings/de Pfeffel Johnson can claim.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 02:38 PM

6. The best result would be that the public would demand a redo of the referendum when they realize how

bad the situation will really be after brexit. The public was lied to.

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