Readers have their say on MPs backing move to delay vote on Brexit deal

North East MPs backed delaying the vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal and readers had a lot to say about the decision.

Sunday, 20th October 2019, 1:53 pm
Updated Sunday, 20th October 2019, 6:19 pm
Readers have had their say

The amendment was intended to force him to comply with the so-called Benn Act requiring him to seek a Brexit extension but the Prime Minister said he will not negotiate a new Brexit delay with the EU despite losing the key vote.

Echo readers have had a lot to say about the decision.

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While some believe it is an “excellent" choice. Others aren’t so pleased.

Diane Nesbitt said: “They will only agree with what they want.”

Charlie Proud argued: “Any MP who has gone against the will of their constituents should or will be gone.”

Julie Avey said: “How much longer are they gonna drag this out? It was a vote to leave.”

Rose Wharton added: “Disgraceful. They should abide by what the voters voted for and that was out.”

Julie Jeffries Kenny said: “No surprise there then.”

Derek Baker added: “I’m not shocked.”

Ian Spoors commented: “And so it goes on and on.”

John Monacle argued: “The people need to do something.”

Stephen Kennedy simply commented: “Good” while Keith Whalen and Declan Carlin commented: “Excellent.”

Amanda Ritson added: “Good. I trust my MP to do what’s in the best interests of the UK.”