Brexit: Tory whip Gareth Johnson resigns because he can’t support May’s deal – Politics live
News | 14.01.2019
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Tom Watson, the Labour deputy leader, does not appear to have heard of Gareth Johnson, the latest Tory to join the rebellion against Theresa May’s deal. (See 1.23pm.)
It’s Google Monday. This time “Gareth Johnson MP”. So low key his Wikipedia entry seems normal.
Another question from BTL. This is from Trundler.
@andrew has anyone yet proposed a People’s vote where Remain is not an option? Honours the referendum result and would give ‘losers consent’ to the type and hardness of exit. No deal would not be an option as it is an absence of an option.