4 Sep 2019

Historic Brexit showdown

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 4 September 2019
Britiain's PM Boris Johnson delivering a statement outside 10 Downing Street, 2 September 2019.

Photo: AFP

Lynn talks with Helen Thomas, former adviser to the former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, as the British House of Commons votes to take control of the parliamentary agenda from the government.

With a 27 vote majority in favour, the house will now consider bringing forward a bill designed to stop the UK leaving the  European Union without an agreement.

Helen Thomas says it was a bigger defeat for Boris Johnson's government than had been expected, but the chaos is far from over.

 

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