EU on no-deal Brexit vote: ‘Like Titanic voting for the iceberg to move’

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Brussels spokesman offers withering assessment of MP decision on Wednesday night

  • The Irish Times

Brussels has said a vote by UK MPs to block a no-deal Brexit in any circumstances is a meaningless move, with one senior EU negotiator describing it as “the Titanic voting for the iceberg to get out of the way”.

A European commission spokesman offered a withering assessment of the decision by MPs to ignore Theresa May’s assertion that no deal was the default position unless there was a deal in place by the time of the UK’s departure.

“We take note of the votes in the House of Commons this evening,” the…

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