Theresa May has been accused of tyranny and lack of respect for democracy by some of her own MPs over the government’s refusal to give parliament a say on the terms of leaving the EU. A string of Conservatives were critical of the government’s Brexit strategy in a House of Commons debate on Monday, with some asking for more details about the government’s negotiating plan and others calling for a greater say on the way the UK will leave the EU. The Guardian understands a group of several Tory MPs is even thinking of joining a legal suit due to be heard this week, which will challenge the government’s right to start taking the UK out of the EU without the consent of MPs. A source close to the group said they believe that the high court case brought by activists, headed by the legal firm Mishcon de Reya, was based on sound legal argument. “There is a proposal to attach our names as an interested party to the case. This is being considered seriously. There is so much at stake, and the process is moving so fast, that we cannot stand by the sidelines, we must do everything possible… Read full this story
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