MPs voted to rule out a no-deal Brexit last night amid chaotic scenes in the Commons. After the 149-vote rejection of her Withdrawal Agreement on Tuesday, Theresa May suffered a second defeat in as many days when MPs backed the cross-party amendment rejecting a no-deal Brexit under any circumstances on Wednesday. In a surprise move, the Commons voted 312 to 308 - a majority of four - in favour of the proposal tabled by former Conservative chairman Dame Caroline Spelman. The vote was later confirmed by a more emphatic 321 votes to 278, overriding a Government motion from Mrs May that would have rejected no-deal on the scheduled date of March 29 but left it on the table for other times. MPs will now vote on an delay to Brexit tonight. And Mrs May has also signalled a third "meaningful vote" on her EU Withdrawal Agreement could be held, following its two previous rejections. Conservative ministers who abstained from voting last night include Solicitor … [Read more...] about How did your MP vote on the no deal Brexit motion?
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VOTED AGAINST Conservatives Adam Afriyie Windsor Lucy Allan Telford Richard Bacon South Norfolk Steve Baker Wycombe John Baron Basildon and Billericay Guto Bebb Aberconwy Crispin Blunt Reigate Peter Bone Wellingborough Suella Braverman Fareham Andrew Bridgen North West Leicestershire Conor Burns Bournemouth West William Cash Stone Rehman Chishti Gillingham and Rainham Christopher Chope Christchurch Simon Clarke Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Damian Collins Folkestone and Hythe Robert Courts Witney Richard Drax South Dorset James Duddridge Rochford and Southend East Iain Duncan Smith Chingford and Woodford Green Charlie Elphicke Dover Michael Fabricant Lichfield Michael Fallon Sevenoaks Mark Francois Rayleigh and Wickford Marcus Fysh Yeovil James Gray North Wiltshire Chris Green Bolton West Justine Greening Putney Dominic Grieve Beaconsfield Sam Gyimah East Surrey Mark Harper Forest of Dean Gordon Henderson … [Read more...] about Brexit vote results: Find out how your MP voted
A WOMAN killed herself because she couldn’t live without her boyfriend who was run over and killed by a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver, an inquest heard. Semi-professional footballer Jason Francis, 29, was struck the driver and later passed away in on December 22 last year. His long-term partner Alice Robinson, 26, was then discovered dead at the house they shared in Perth, Australia, two hours later. The British couple, originally from Shropshire, had moved to Australia last year after travelling the world together. Alice was said to be "heartbroken" and "distraught" following Jason's death and later took her own life, according to her mother Dawn. RAF FIRE FIGHTER Coroners officer Clare Hope told the inquest in Shrewsbury today: "Jason Francis, from Bridgnorth, was an asbestos worker, semi-professional footballer and RAF fire fighter. "He was a pedestrian involved in a road traffic accident and sadly passed away as a result of the injuries he sustained." The inquest was … [Read more...] about Woman, 26, ‘killed herself because she couldn’t live without her beloved boyfriend’ who was run over and killed by Domino’s Pizza delivery driver
Theresa May has suffered the biggest government defeat in history on her Brexit deal. The prime minister was defeated by 230 votes on Tuesday night, with 432 MPs voting against the deal and 202 voting for. Shortly after the vote, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called her defeat "catastrophic" and confirmed he was tabling a no confidence motion in the government. Read our list of how all Tory and Labour MPs voted: To find a specific MP, we suggest using the Find function on your device Conservatives who voted against Adam Afriyie Windsor Lucy Allan Telford Heidi Allen South Cambridgeshire David Amess Southend West Richard Bacon South Norfolk Steve Baker Wycombe John Baron Basildon and Billericay Guto Bebb Aberconwy Bob Blackman Harrow East Crispin Blunt Reigate Peter Bone Wellingborough Ben Bradley Mansfield Graham Brady Altrincham and Sale West Suella Braverman Fareham Andrew Bridgen North West Leicestershire Fiona Bruce Congleton Conor Burns … [Read more...] about Find out how your MP voted in crucial Brexit deal vote
THE worst primary schools in England have finally been revealed - and you can find out if your child's is on this list. More than 90,000 pupils are being taught at under-performing primaries, and 346 of those schools are far below Government targets. The East and East Midlands had the highest percentage of bad performing schools, statistics from the Department for Education revealed. But primaries in London had the lowest, with less than 1 per cent falling below standards. Schools are considered to be under-performing if less than 65 per cent of pupils reach the expected standard in reading, writing and maths. Or if the kids fail to make sufficient progress in the three key areas. Here we have the absolute list of bad performing schools divided into regions: East Midlands Landau Forte Academy Moorhead, Derby Whaley Thorns Primary School, Mansfield, Derbyshire Woodbridge Junior School, Alfreton, Derbyshire Hodthorpe Primary School, Worksop, Derbyshire William Rhodes Primary School, … [Read more...] about Full list of England’s worst primary schools released – find out if your child’s is on the list