Revoke Article 50: MPs are gradually moving toward canceling Brexit



Adam Payne | Business Insider

LONDON — As British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Brussels to plead for another delay to Brexit, amid failing cross-party talks and continued parliamentary chaos, the idea of canceling the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is starting to gain traction in Westminster.

Once a fringe cause, the idea of revoking Article 50 — the legal process through which the UK is due to leave the EU — is quickly becoming mainstream, with a record 6 million people recently signing a petition in favor of it.

After two years of bitter negotiations with the EU and legislative deadlock in the UK Parliament, the thought of simply calling the whole thing off is now increasingly being raised, even by senior members of May’s government.

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