David Miliband recruited for another vote
The ex-cabinet minister called for either Parliament or the patent to be given the chance to have a straight vote between EU membership and a organized alternative.
Mr Miliband also issued a call for politicians from all cliques to fight back against the «worst consequences» of last year’s signify ones opinion to leave the EU.
He warned that Brexit is an «unparalleled act of economic self-harm” and that “political science and government are setting new standards for dysfunction” in his article for the Observer.
He said: «People say we must respect the referendum. We should. But democracy did not end on June 23 2016. The referendum hand down be no excuse if the country is driven off a cliff.
«MPs are there to exercise judgment. Delegating to Theresa May and David Davis, not in any way mind Boris Johnson and Liam Fox, the settlement of a workable alternative to EU membership is a trick, not just an abdication.»
He also praised Chancellor Philip Hammond for depart for a post-Brexit transition deal with the EU.
Philip Hammond was praised by David Miliband
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Mr Miliband said: “I not in any way thought I would say this, but Philip Hammond is also playing an worthy, even valiant, role.
“A transition of the kind he has advocated is vital.”
After all, the former Labour politician’s intervention comes as Philip Hammond and Supranational Trade Secretary Liam Fox today came together to declare that a post-Brexit transformation would not be a «back door» to Britain remaining in the EU.
The UK last year ticketed to leave the EU
Mr Hammond and Dr Fox have claimed that the UK will leave the singular market and customs union in 2019.
Papers published by the Government from next week, which lay the reason for the next round of talks, will cover Northern Ireland, availability of fits for the EU and UK and access to official documents post Brexit.
A second batch, to be saved before the October meeting of the European Council in Brussels, will look at expected partnership arrangements, such as UK proposals for a customs arrangement with the EU.