Michael DeaconRemainers lost a vote on a second vote. Better have a second vote

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Remainers lost a vote on a second vote. Better have a second vote

Anna Soubry
Anna Soubry, the ex-Tory Remainer, shouted ‘Shame on you!’ at Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer Credit: AFP PHOTO / PRU

I know the last few days of Brexit have been a little chaotic. But it’s really all very straightforward, when you think about it. Let me put it like this.

Tonight in the Commons, supporters of a second vote lost a vote on a second vote. The reason they lost so badly was that many supporters of a second vote didn’t vote for a second vote, because they’d rather vote on a second vote later. In fact, the supporters of a second vote who didn’t vote for a second vote were even supported by the official campaign for a second vote, which urged supporters of a second vote not to vote on a second vote just yet. Having lost the vote on a second vote, however, supporters of a second vote now want a second…

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