LONDON, Sep 4 (EUROPE PRESS) –
The dome of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom has confirmed that it will expel the 21 deputies 'tories' who on Tuesday have aligned themselves with the opposition to limit the margin of action of the Government in the Brexit process, including former Minister of Finance Philip Hammond and Nicholas Soames, grandson of Winston Churchill.
The party had already warned that it would not tolerate this internal dissent, which has ended up enlarging the defeat of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in the first parliamentary vote he had been submitting since his arrival at Downing Street.
A total of 328 legislators have voted in favor of a motion that leaves the control of the parliamentary agenda to the deputies and opens the door to submit a law to force the government to completely rule out an exit without agreement of the European Union .
Only 301 deputies have voted on the side of the Executive, a figure lower than expected by the bulky dissent in the 'tory' bench. Finally, 21 deputies have been removed from the official line, which will cost him his expulsion from the party, official sources have confirmed to the BBC.
If the opposition law prospers on Wednesday, the Johnson Government would be required to request an extension of Brexit – until January 31 – if it fails to ratify any pact with the EU before October 19 or a specific permit from the Parliament for an exit without agreement.