LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attacked the European Union on Monday as it won initial approval for a plan to violate the Brexit treaty, saying the move was necessary because the bloc had refused to take a revolver off the table in trade talks.
Johnson won the so-called second reading parliamentary vote on the Internal Market Bill 340 by 263. A devastating amendment was defeated shortly before, though more will follow as he faces a growing rebellion in his party.
The EU says Johnson’s law will disrupt trade talks and lead the UK to a messy Brexit as former British leaders have warned that breaking the law is a far cry from damaging the country’s image.
Johnson, however, said it was essential to counter absurd threats from Brussels, including London imposing trade barriers between Britain and Northern Ireland and imposing a food blockade – steps he said threatened the unity of the United Kingdom.
The EU has not yet removed this revolver from the table, Johnson told parliament before the vote. What we can not do now is to tolerate a situation where our EU counterparts seriously believe they have the power to destroy our country.
The EU has demanded that Britain remove key parts of the bill by the end of September and that if not, there will be no trade deal by the end of the year to cover everything from car parts to food.
To back up its message, the European Commission has delayed a crucial decision to allow London to continue clearing euro transactions for EU-based clients, a fuel source told Reuters.
MORE DEBATE FORWARD
Johnson made it clear he would move forward with the bill he touted as a safeguard policy aimed at preventing a foreign power from splitting the UK using Northern Ireland as a lever.
However, many lawmakers are concerned about such a blatant attempt to violate international law. All five Britons living as former prime ministers have expressed concern about his plan.
I understand how some people will feel anxious about using these powers and I share that thought myself, Johnson said. They are a security policy and if we reach an agreement with our European friends, which I still believe is possible, they will never be called.
But some EU diplomats believe London is playing a chicken game, calling for the collapse of trade talks to either get the deal it wants or leave without a deal.
Now that the bill has passed its second reading, it will face four days of debate over its petty repression – a stage at which lawmakers can try to introduce revisions that could change the whole meaning of the bill , or even kill him.
The main battleground is likely to be an attempt by Bob Neill, a Conservative lawmaker, to amend the bill to ensure that any attempt to use the clauses violating the Brexit divorce agreement receive prior approval from parliament.
Written by Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden; additional reports by Huw Jones, Kate Holton, Estelle Shirbon, Alistair Smout and Andrew MacAskill; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne, Jon Boyle, Alex Richardson and Cynthia Osterman
What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos
to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]