Four new Lib Dem MPs in a week and stopping No Deal Brexit

September 9, 2019 4:39 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Jane Dodds 2Jane Dodds has just taken up her seat in Westminster after winning the by-election in Brecon and Radnorshire, and three MPs have joined the Lib Dems: Angela Smith (Penistone and Stocksbridge), Phillip Lee (Bracknell), and Luciana Berger (Liverpool Wavertree).

Meanwhile, Boris Johnson had one goal - to crash us out of the EU without a deal.

Thanks to cross-party working, the work of many talented lawyers who drafted the legislation, and guidance from house clerks in navigating parliamentary procedure - opposition MPs took control of the parliamentary agenda last Tuesday. Legislation was passed to stop the government from crashing us out of the EU without a deal. The government's own analysis shows that would mean food and medicine shortages.