Parliament's vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU.

A lesser of two evils choice between a bad deal and no deal is not acceptable. Our country deserves better than Hobson's choice, and our MPs should be allowed to vote with their conscience to deliver what they believe is best for the country.

This petition closed on 17 May 2018 with 113,612 signatures


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Recent Documents related to Parliament's vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU.

1. E-petition 205169 relating to Parliament’s vote on the deal for the UK’s exit from the EU
08/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 2018 E-petition 205169 relating to Parliament's vote on the deal for the UK's exit from the EU Compiled

2. PM Brexit negotiations statement: 21 September 2018
21/09/2018 - Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street (Number 10)
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Found: PM Brexit negotiations statement: 21 September 2018 - GOV.UK

3. 20 Mar 2019 - Implications of the EU Withdrawal Agreement and the backstop for Northern Ireland - oral evidence
22/03/2019 - Inquiry: Implications of the EU withdrawal agreement and the backstop for Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
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Found: a very few minutes, to set out your position on Brexit and the border.Stephen Farry: Thank you very much

4. Case for a Referendum on the Outcome of EU Withdrawal Negotiations
19/10/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: referendum on the question fishould the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European

5. E-petition 226071: Stop possible second referendum on EU membership
29/11/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: debate. The petition says a second referendum on Brexit should be stopped: There is a growing band of people

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Recent Speeches related to Parliament's vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU.

1. Leaving the EU: Parliamentary Vote
11/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: 205169 relating to Parliament’s vote on the deal for the UK’s exit from the EU.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link
2: on this week, would prevent the kind of Hobson’s choice the petitioners are concerned about? Over 600 people - Speech Link
3: will leave the European Union on 29 March without a deal. That is a “take it or leave it” decision or, as - Speech Link

2. European Union (Withdrawal) Act
11/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Each and every one of us will have to make a choice—a choice that will determine - Speech Link
2: countries, particularly in Asia, when doing a trade deal will be to loosen the UK Government’s immigration - Speech Link

3. Leaving the EU
14/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: 229963, 221747 and 235185 relating to leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement, 232984 and 231461 - Speech Link
2: 229963, 221747 and 235185 relating to leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement, 232984 and 231461 - Speech Link

4. EU Exit Negotiations
15/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: (Dominic Raab) and for Tatton (Ms McVey). Delivering Brexit involves difficult choices for all of us. We do - Speech Link

5. United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union
29/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Declaration between the UK and EU agreed on 25 November 2018, but that the EU has stated it remains open - Speech Link
2: agreement is approved, we have a legal right as a country to an extension to 22 May 2019. If this withdrawal - Speech Link
3: intend to take long. I want to set out clearly the choice before the House today.The minimum necessary - Speech Link
4: refused to accept my intervention, Mr Speaker. I believe that he may be inadvertently misleading us. He - Speech Link
5: just asking whether he would be patient. Let me deal with his point now. The Government were considering - Speech Link

6. Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration
10/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: negotiations.Whatever views you have on Brexit, this stage of Brexit was always going to end in a compromise - Speech Link

7. European Union (Withdrawal) Act
12/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: backstop indefinitely and commits the UK and the EU to work to replace the backstop with alternative - Speech Link
2: as a result of the discussions since the House’s vote on 29 January, but he is absolutely correct—the - Speech Link

8. European Union (Withdrawal) Act
15/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: that go with it.In the past, when this country has faced these kinds of grave obstacles and impediments - Speech Link
2: comments by the retired former Irish ambassador to the EU, a man who worked on behalf of the Republic of Ireland - Speech Link
3: realise that the reason many of us will vote against the deal tonight is that on the other side of the - Speech Link
4: which the long-term relationship between this country and the European Union will be settled. The political - Speech Link
5: Northern Ireland will have tariff-free access into the EU and tariff-free access back to the UK, but fish from - Speech Link

9. EU Withdrawal Agreement
18/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: trying to deny this House the opportunity to have a vote. Given that we have secured this timely debate, - Speech Link
2: concerned with business, such as mine, he should vote for this deal. Is he not trying to drive us over the edge - Speech Link
3: voting down the Prime Minister’s deal to save the UK from a no-deal scenario. That is why we need this - Speech Link

10. European Union (Withdrawal) Act
05/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: overarching debate on the Government’s proposed deal.It is true that it is a debate essentially - Speech Link
2: for me to open this debate. I cannot think of a better way to celebrate my 49th birthday.The coming - Speech Link
3: Britain as a third country. How can he possibly stand here and recommend this deal and say that it brings - Speech Link
4: this deal is perfect in every sense. Inevitably, there will be some compromises with this deal and with - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Parliament's vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU.
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Government Response

The British people voted to leave and the Government will implement their decision.The vote on the final deal will give Parliament the choice to accept the agreement or leave the EU with no agreement.


The result of the referendum held on 23 June 2016 saw a clear majority of people vote to leave the European Union. Parliament overwhelmingly confirmed the result of the referendum, on 8 February, by voting with clear and convincing majorities in both of its Houses for the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. The Government is clear that it is its duty to deliver on the instruction of the British people and implement the result of the referendum.

The Government has committed to hold a vote on the final deal in Parliament as soon as possible after the negotiations have concluded. The terms of this vote are clear; Parliament will have the choice to accept that deal or to move ahead without a deal.

We are confident that we will get the best possible agreement and one which Parliament will want to support.

Department for Exiting the European Union


MPs spoken contributions during 11 Jun 2018 petition debate

Conservative Suella Braverman (View contribution) 2706 words Chris Green (View contribution) 1109 words Colin Clark 220 words
Labour Catherine West (View contribution) 2851 words Paul Blomfield (View contribution) 1825 words Liz Twist (View contribution) 1745 words Hugh Gaffney 59 words
Liberal Democrat Tom Brake 1997 words Wera Hobhouse (View contribution) 1227 words
Non-affiliated Lord Austin of Dudley (View contribution) 33 words
Scottish National Party Peter Grant (View contribution) 2252 words