BORIS Johnson will today take on Brexit-blockers and launch a make-or-break push to pass his deal and avoid another “Groundhog Week”. The defiant PM believes he can keep his promise to lead Britain out of the EU on October 31, despite being forced by rebel MPs on Saturday to send a letter requesting yet another delay. Remainer MPs were warned by Downing Street there must not be another Groundhog Day-style retreading of old ground, and they must take this chance to finally get Brexit done. But Boris faces a fierce week of parliamentary warfare as Labour has vowed to try to wreck his deal by insisting on adding a Second Referendum to it.Speaker John Bercow could also block an attempt to hold a Meaningful Vote today — just as he did to Theresa May’s deal. A No10 source said: “We cannot allow Parliament’s letter to lead to Parliament’s delay — we must leave on October 31 and finally get Brexit done.” In the first battle of what is set to be a week of bitter fighting, the PM is demanding a Meaningful Vote on his deal today and will publish his Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB). But Bercow could thwart his… Read full this story
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