Major calls for MPs to be given free vote on Brexit deal
MPs should be given a free vote on whether to accept or reject the final Brexit deal, Sir John Major has said.
The ex-prime minister argues that MPs must vote with their "own conscience" on whether the deal on offer will leave the UK better or worse off.
In a speech in London, he said they could also decide to entrust the people with the final say in a referendum.
It was not unpatriotic to oppose Brexit because, he feared, it would leave the UK a "lesser actor" in the world.
Sir John, whose time as Conservative prime minister from 1990 to 1997 featured long-running... read more
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