Professional-Brexit teams argue that holding one other referendum can be undemocratic, arguing that the federal government ought to work to ship the results of the 2016 referendum as an alternative.
The prime minister has additionally repeatedly refused to contemplate a second Brexit referendum. Labour too has sat on the fence in relation to supporting one other vote on the Brexit deal, or Withdrawal Settlement, that was reached by Could’s authorities and the EU.
On Tuesday, May lost a crucial parliamentary vote when the Brexit deal was voted down by a majority of the U.K. Parliament (432 votes in opposition to it and solely 202 for it). Following that historic defeat, Labour then called a no-confidence in the government which was also voted down, but only just.
Could’s authorities survived by 325 votes to 306 as Could was backed by members of Northern Eire’s Democratic Unionist Social gathering (DUP) and Brexiteer lawmakers who had simply 24 hours earlier voted in opposition to her Brexit deal.
All of the whereas the U.Okay.’s departure date from the EU, March 29, is quick approaching. The federal government has till Monday to provide you with a “plan B” but it surely’s unlikely that the EU will make any amendments to the deal on supply to the U.Okay. As such, the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, no Brexit in any respect, or a second referendum or an extension to the departure date, are all seen as potential choices now.
A no-deal Brexit, wherein the U.Okay. abruptly leaves the EU in a single day on March 29 with neither a 21-month transitionary interval nor buying and selling relationship in place is seen as essentially the most probably damaging possibility for the U.Okay.