What are the Indicative Votes? Brexit’s biggest threat yet

What are the Indicative Votes? Brexit’s biggest threat yet

What are indicative votes and when will they be put to MPs?

An indicative vote allows MPs to vote on a series of options and see if any of them can command a majority in Parliament.

The motion was tabled by a cross-party group of MPs. They include Conservatives Sir Oliver Letwin and Dominic Grieve and Hilary Benn from the Labour party.

It was agreed by 329 MPs compared with 301, a majority of 27, it comes at three ministers were forced to resign in order to back the proposal.

So many no indicative votes have been revealed but they could include Thersea May’s deal, no deal or Canada-style trade agreement.

A Norway-style agreement, revoking Article 50 or even a referendum on the possible outcomes.

Voting is expected to start tomorrow with MPs given ballot papers with a list of Brexit options.

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