Skip to comments.Death threats 'become routine' in toxic Brexit debate
Posted on 06/19/2018 11:14:30 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
LONDON: As a crucial Brexit battle comes to a head in the British parliament on Wednesday (Jun 20), MPs are weighing not just their own views but also their personal safety amid increasingly toxic public debate.
Pro-EU lawmakers challenging the government's Brexit strategy have received repeated death threats, and at least one MP recently decided not to rebel on a bill for fear of reprisals.
One member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is under such threat that they had to be accompanied by six armed undercover police officers at a public engagement, according to colleague Anna Soubry.
A leader of the pro-EU Conservative faction, Soubry has faced numerous death threats and on Monday had to call in police to investigate a new one.
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Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with rebels in her Conservative party on Wednesday [today] after refusing to accept demands for parliament to have a meaningful vote on Brexit that could stop Britain crashing out of the European Union with no deal.
vote remained on a knife-edge.
Haven’t MPs already voted on this?
quoted Winston Churchill
Sounds to me like they’re scheming ways to avoid the people’s authority. The vote was taken. Enough! Follow the will of the people.
You have a number of lines which have intersected and made the 20th of June a major impact date.
Toss in the Tommy Robinson business and a fair number of Brits who believe that May leads a corrupt government.
Toss in the BREXIT crowd who believe May is incompetent and unable to conclude a treaty.
Toss in the Brits who believe the EU is out to screw them over.
Then toss in the general members of the public who think both the Tories and the Labour Party are so screwed up....that nothing can be resolved over BREXIT.
This is why the deep state took arms away from the British. They want to rule without the consent of the governed. Even after taking away guns, they are still afraid. What will they take next? Some example rebels. Say one with a big mouth? Throw him in prison with the chaos distractors who would kill him. America watch carefully.
The so called “no deal Brexit” is the only true Brexit. The other options have the UK under EU law and regulations without representation.
I am not even British and think that offensive to what the British people voted.
OK, my paternal grandmother was from London but still...
For many years Nigel Farage had to put up with death threats and very real intimidation and physical violence against himself and his family. And the police looked the other way.
But of course when the left do it, it’s okay.
And when they sabotage the democratic choice of the people, well that should be okay too it seems!
>>Sounds to me like theyre scheming ways to avoid the peoples authority. The vote was taken. Enough! Follow the will of the people.
They remind me of the Bernie Bros who in 2017 were still saying “Hear me out! Here’s how Bernie Sanders can STILL win and become president!”
Farage has apparently changed his mind - and is now living in Paris. A lot of people voted for Brexit as a gesture but the deal was never really worked out in advance and some people (including Farage, apparently) want to rethink the details.
BTW, the really insane laws (such as the pro-Muslim hate speech laws and other police state laws designed to enforce leftist policy) are British and have nothing to do with the EU. Maybe this is something that some people have realized...and maybe they should start reforming their own laws and pro-Muslim judicial system.
Art. 50 has been triggered. There are no backsies. What’s left to debate....
Farage still supports Brexit. What hes said is the deal Theresa May is negotiating would be worse than remaining in the EU. Shes giving away the store. Britain would essentially be stuck with all the bills as though it were still in the EU but now would have no say over anything. Farage would rather just walk away with no deal than agree to a terrible deal.
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Former UK financial district leader sees 75,000 Brexit job losses
A former leader of London’s financial district believes Britain is unlikely to get generous access to the European Union financial market after Brexit, resulting in a loss of 75,000 jobs and 10 billion pounds ($13.2 billion) in tax revenue.
Mark Boleat, political leader of the City of London until last year, said that for mainstream banking and insurance, the most likely outcome of divorce talks is that Britain will be treated like other non-EU states, with no special access after any transitional arrangements have ended.
“So the worst-case scenario - which currently looks the most likely - is the loss of 75,000 jobs and 10 billion pounds of tax revenue,”
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