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Assume that Johnson is set on no deal—how do MPs stop him?

There are ways for parliament to halt the PM but they are fast disappearing 

By Colin Talbot  

Photo: TOBY MELVILLE/WPA Rota/Press Association Images

Boris Johnson and his government have been sending out mixed messages about the possibility of a no-deal Brexit on 31st October. On the one hand they claim that there is only a “million to one” chance of no deal happening, while on the other they are preparing to spend increasingly large sums preparing for it. A lot of individuals and businesses are apparently assuming that parliament will block a crash out. The question is, can MPs really stop a prime minister determined to push that outcome…

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