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Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by February 27

Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by February 27

Should the prime minster fail in her bid to secure concessions from the European Union before her speech, she plans to ask for more time and promise a vote on other Brexit options at the end of February, the Sunday Telegraph and other British media report.

As we get ever closer to Brexit, ministers have indicated that MPs will get the chance to vote again on Theresa May's Brexit strategy but it is not clear when and how.

The promise is a bid to avert a showdown on Thursday, when parliament is set to vote on the next moves in the Brexit process.

He voted against the Prime Minister's deal when it came before the Commons, despite being involved in negotiating it, warning that the terms were worse than remaining in the EU.

A no-deal Brexit will not provide the clarity or closure the country needs to progress beyond its withdrawal from the EU, Mr Blair said.

But there is no commitment to hold a binding vote on the deal itself by the end of the month.

She'll say that if she hasn't brought them new deal by February 27, there will then be another opportunity to vote, Communities Secretary James Brokenshire confirmed in an interview.

He acknowledged that more work was needed to get the United Kingdom ready for Brexit on March 29, telling the BBC's Andrew Marr Show there are "still steps that are currently being put in place" but "there is steady work that is going on, 10,000 civil servants that are now focused on this" and the Border Force was "ramping up" its staff.

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"We can't allow that to happen", he said.

Jeremy Corbyn has accused May of a "cynical" attempt to run down the clock before the March 29 Brexit date in order to leave MPs with a stark choice of accepting her deal or crashing out of the European Union without any agreement.

Blair also warned that the country needs to decide whether it wanted a soft or hard departure from the European Union because otherwise, "we're going to leave without clarity".

"What gives certainty is a deal, and that's why we want to see people getting behind us, getting behind this process that we now have", Brokenshire told the BBC.

"Or the only way to break the impasse is to have a public vote, and that remains our policy".

Liz Truss, the chief secretary to the Treasury, has refused to rule out resigning if Theresa May agrees to Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit proposals.

May and her government have repeatedly said membership of a customs union would prevent it having an independent trade policy - something they have promoted as one of the main economic benefits of leaving the EU.

Ms Fairbairn told Sky News" Sophy Ridge On Sunday that firms were already planning "price increases and job reductions' in response to a no-deal Brexit.


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