UK Conservative MPs rebel over no-deal Brexit
At least 30 MPs defeated the government and passed measures to prevent the next leader, likely Boris Johnson, forcing through a no-deal split
London — Members of Britain’s parliament moved to stop the next prime minister forcing the country out of the EU without an agreement. It was a clear warning to Boris Johnson, the favorite to become premier, that he will have a fight on his hands if he tries to deliver a no-deal Brexit.
The pound rose after a mass rebellion from at least 30 Conservative MPs defeated the government and passed measures designed to prevent the next leader closing down parliament to force through a no-deal split against their wishes.