May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown


Facing claims of betrayal by some pro-EU colleagues, Mrs May insisted that she and her Cabinet colleagues recognised the concerns some people had about the role of Parliament in the Brexit process but she made clear she would not budge on the primacy of Government in the talks with Brussels, saying: "Parliament can not tie the hands of Government in negotiations".

"I would say to all of my colleagues: vote in a way to make sure the Government can get the best deal for the United Kingdom, because that's what the people of the United Kingdom need and deserve".

"We recognise the concerns people have about the role of parliament", May told BBC television.

Asked if they did not secure a so-called "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit deal, they would oppose the Government in Wednesday's vote, the former Attorney General replied: "The meaningful vote pledge has to be fulfilled, yes".

Mrs May avoided nearly certain defeat in the House of Commons on Tuesday by inviting potential rebels into her private office and assuring them that their concerns about having a "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit deal would be addressed.

And pro-EU rebels on the Conservative backbenches are proving hard for May to satisfy. And I assure you I wake up at 2am in a cold sweat thinking about the problems that we have put on our shoulders.

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"The difficulty is that the Brexit process is inherently risky - really risky".

An added risk for the rebels is that if May does fall, it could open the door for an arch-Brexiteer to take over.

"The government has agreed that we will have an independent trade policy", she told the BBC.

Notwithstanding her battles with backbenchers, May has rejected claims that divisions within her cabinet on the way forward were making negotiations with Brussels harder.

Instead, the majority of the pro-EU Tories backed the Government in voting down a Lords amendment to give them the power to tell ministers to go back to Brussels and renegotiate.

In response to the change, Mr Grieve said despite being aware of the possible catastrophic consequences of his actions, he would pursue a vote against the Government's Brexit bill next week if concessions are not made before then.

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Expected Lords amendments to the Brexit legislation are set to return to the Commons on Wednesday.

However, the amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill tabled on Thursday leaves Parliament facing a "deal or no deal" choice.

But he branded the amendment finally published by DExEU hours later "unacceptable", because it offered MPs a "meaningless" vote in the case of a no-deal Brexit, allowing them to note the situation but not to determine what should happen next.

"Theresa May's plans are nothing if not breathtaking in their arrogance and deceit", said Dick Newby, their leader in the Lords.

Ministers are seeking approval for the final wording of the legislation that will end Britain's membership of the European Union next year, but have fallen into a bitter row with pro-European lawmakers who want parliament to have a say in the exit process if talks in Brussels fail to reach an acceptable deal.

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