Brexit: No deal threat is a 'political hoax' says Starmer

Nigel Farage the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, speaks at a news conference in central London Britain

He's not the first, nor the best-known minister to resign over Brexit.

Johnson, backed the Remain side during the referendum said it would be "a travesty" not to have a second referendum.

"Labour can not sit by and allow the choice to be between the economic ruin of a hard Brexit or the loss of sovereignty under Theresa May's deal, with Britain subjected to European Union rules but with no say over them", he said. Meanwhile, the People's Vote organisation claim they're talking to other Tory MPs who are prepared to follow Jo Johnson and come out in support of a second referendum.

The Labour MP and former leadership contender Chuku Umunna said in a tweet that the party would never be forgiven if it ignored the wishes of Labour members and opted not to call for a second referendum.

A spokeswoman for May's Downing Street office said the talks were going down to the wire. They're questions about the Northern Ireland border, they're questions about the kind of regulatory framework in which we'll live.

The brother of former foreign secretary Boris said: "It has become increasingly clear to me that the withdrawal agreement, which is being finalised in Brussels and Whitehall even as I write, will be a bad mistake".

"This would not be about re-running the 2016 referendum, but about asking people whether they want to go ahead with Brexit now that we know the deal that is actually available to us".

"We charge at full speed toward "Brexit" poison that will trap us in a relationship of subordination with the european Union, without us having our say on the rules that will govern large swaths of our economy, "explains Jo Johnson in a video".

Writing in Saturday's Daily Telegraph, she said she had raised DUP concerns with Mrs May, but the PM's response failed to allay their fears.

She has consistently rejected the idea of another nationwide vote on Brexit, insisting her obligation is to make good on the will of the people as expressed in 2016.

While in September senior party figures indicated support for a second referendum couldn't be ruled out, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell indicated that it was only the terms of leaving that could be put to the public rather than whether Britain should exit or not.

Instead, he said that MPs would be able to table motions, press amendments and trigger a no-confidence vote in order to prevent the United Kingdom leaving without a deal.

Despite such statements, as the country stopped to mark the Armistice centenary, the potential role of the military in the case of no deal Brexit was a topic of discussion on both Sky and the BBC's Sunday politics coverage.

Transport Minister Jo Johnson has stepped down to protest UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan.



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