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Brexit: Theresa May Begging MPs for More Time to Amend Her 'Deal'

11 February, 2019, 18:30 | Author: Lucille Rivera
  • EU wants to ensure UK leaves with a deal, says PM May

The government has not ruled out supporting this - and has promised a formal response to it and further talks with Labour - but they say it would prevent the United Kingdom from making its own trade deals after Brexit. It is likely that many amendments similar to those debated on January 29 will be proposed, including attempts to shift control of the process away from government and give parliament a chance to define Brexit.

MPs may not be given a vote on a revised version of Theresa May's Brexit deal this month, a minister has said.

The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on February 14 but this is not a re-run of a vote last month on whether to approve the exit deal Prime Minister Theresa May's negotiated with the European Union.

May wants to win over lawmakers in her Conservative Party with changes relating to the Northern Irish border, but the EU has refused to reopen that part of the deal and instead wants May to pursue a compromise with the main opposition Labour Party by agreeing closer UK-EU ties.

"We shouldn't be put in a position where the clock is run down and the prime minister says it's either my deal or even worse", Labour's Brexit pointman Keir Starmer told The Sunday Times.

The UK parliament last month roundly rejected a Brexit deal Prime Minister Theresa May had sealed with the remaining 27 European Union leaders.

Winter Storm Maya Arrives in the Pacific Northwest
Officials shut down a 20-mile stretch of Interstate 90 east of Ellensburg due to blowing and drifting snow and poor visibility. A worker walks across a snow-covered parking lot, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.

Brexit minister Stephen Barclay will meet European Union negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday ahead of a crunch moment in parliament on Thursday, when lawmakers will try to force May to change course or give up control of the exit process. This would give them the chance to block a no-deal departure or make other interventions.

Anti-Brexit protestor outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London.

Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, but its relations with Britain are based on a long line of bilateral agreements between Bern and the bloc. The prime minister is now in talks with Brussels to seek these changes to the backstop.

He underlined that a possible no deal Brexit will mean a "really hard border between the north and south of Ireland, contrary to the Good Friday Agreement".

The UK and Switzerland have signed a deal to continue trading after Brexit as they did before it.

But in the case of a "no-deal" Brexit, those agreements will no longer apply to Swiss-British relations, and the new bilateral trade agreement between the two countries will kick in.

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