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MPs should be allowed to halt Brexit with free vote, insists Major

Mar 01, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

MPs should be allowed to halt Brexit with a free vote in the House of Commons, Sir John Major said yesterday. The former Tory prime minister urged MPs from all parties to listen to their constituents and, if necessary, ignore their party manifestos by stopping Brexit or changing its terms. Sir John also held out the possibility of a second referendum to halt Brexit in its tracks in a speech in central London.

The comments from Sir John sparked a furious reaction from Eurosceptics who accus...