York MP Rachael Maskell resigns Labour front bench to oppose Article 50

The York MP and Shadow Defra Secretary Rachael Maskell has confirmed that she will step down from her position on the Labour front bench to vote against triggering Article 50.
The Labour MP has been consulting with her constituents over the last few days, and has said that the Government's plans for Brexit create an "unjustifiable level of risk".
The announcement makes her the fourth shadow minister to reign over tonight's vote, which will pave the way for Britain to leave the EU.
A number of other Labour frontbenchers have also confirmed they will oppose the Bill, despite the... read more

 
1 February 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 42
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