MP for Peterborough voted against EU withdrawal law to prevent government power
The MP for Peterborough says she voted against the EU exit bill in order to prevent a "power grip" on the part of the government.
The bill, which aims to integrate EU law into British law, passed on Wednesday evening (January 17) with 324 votes to 295 despite the failure of Labor by the lower house, including the City of Fiona Onasanya passed
after defeating proposed changes earlier in the day. It will now go to the upper house.
When she said why she had voted against the law, Ms. Onasanya, who was made Labor Whip this week, told the Peterborough Telegraph, "The remaining stages of the EU exit decision debate have been completed, although key issues such as the massive and accountable power has been consistently emphasized in the hands of government ministers.
"Parliament should not be left out of important decisions and important rights and safeguards are in jeopardy without any need for change
" These issues have also been highlighted, when it was published in July – including writing to the ministers, but no changes were seen.
"I perfectly understand that the majority of people in Peterborough and have actually chosen this country Let's go, but as we go, is what is being considered now.
"I have always said that we have to be careful when leaving, and not reckless, and this bill affects me without change. " I voted in favor of amendments, but those votes have fallen, and therefore none of them will Amendments implemented.
"Far from bringing control back into parliament could lead to a takeover of power for the government – that's why the proposed changes were both necessary and necessary, and besides, without them, I pointed out that I voted against
In the referendum of June 2016, 60.8 percent of people in Peterborough voted to leave the EU by 72.4 percent
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