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Fury at Labour plot to wreck Brexit: No10 slams opposition bid to sabotage withdrawal bill

Added 10-20-19 05:36:02pm EST - “A No 10 source said Labour should come clean: 'Do MPs want to respect the referendum like they claim to and leave the EU with a good new deal on October 31?'” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Fury at Labour plot to wreck Brexit: No10 slams opposition's sabotage”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Downing Street last night accused Labour of trying to cancel Brexit by sabotaging withdrawal legislation.

Boris Johnson wants to push his deal through the Commons by the end of this week to avoid Brussels offering another extension.

But Labour plans to hijack the Government’s legislation with amendments to keep Britain tied to the EU’s customs union – and to set up a second referendum.

The Democratic Unionist Party sparked further panic in No 10 last night by hinting that its ten MPs might support the customs union plan.

If either amendment passes, the Prime Minister might have to abandon the legislation entirely or risk losing the support of Tory Brexiteers. 

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