BRITAIN is officially on its way to leaving the EU on January 31 today after MPs finally backed Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal by a huge majority of 124. There were loud cheers across the chamber as MPs opted by 358 – 234 to deliver the new deal after three years of dithering and delay. Excited Tory politicians took snaps of the packed voting lobbies today – some of them walking through for the first time. Fresh with his whopping majority, the timetable motion passed through too, so the Bill will be finished off in the New Year. Boris was seen in the Commons signing copies of the Bill earlier as MPs celebrated finally getting on with leaving the EU. Six Labour MPs backed the Brexit deal too – Sarah Champion, Rosie Cooper, Jon Cruddas, Emma Lewell-Buck, Grahame Morris, and Toby Perkins.A further 32 Labour MPs defied Jeremy Corbyn by not voting at all – including a handful of his own shadow cabinet members. The PM earlier demanded that Brits cast off the labels of Leave and Remain as MPs so the country can come back together once again. He told MPs this morning: “We can come together as a Parliament,… Read full this story
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