May to meet her Conservatives to seek Brexit support

Leroy Wright
January 29, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal agreement suffered a huge defeat in the House of Commons two weeks ago, with MPs voting 432 to 202 to reject the deal.

The British union flag and the EU flag are seen hanging outside of a building near a traffic direction sign in London, Britain, January 27, 2019.

Another amendment from Dr Murrison seeks the backstop is "replaced with alternative arrangements to avoid a hard border".

He told the Press Association: "Peace and the Good Friday Agreement are more important than Brexit".

'That won't be easy and those who misrepresent the backstop don't have an alternative to it'.

Backed by Tory grandees like 1922 Committee chairman Sir Graham Brady, it is believed to be viewed favourably by Downing Street as a way of showing Brussels that the Withdrawal Agreement could get through the Commons if concessions are made regarding Northern Ireland.

May said the assurances might not go far enough for some lawmakers and the small Northern Irish party that props up her minority government said it was insufficient. I don't know so.

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MEP Molly Scott Cato tweeted: "To hear Humphrys suggest to the Irish Europe Minister that Ireland should leave the European Union to help us solve our Brexit shitshow was a shameful demonstration of arrogance and showed disrespectful disregard for our mutual history".

Meanwhile, pro-Europe amendments pose a threat to Mrs May's grip on Brexit.

Mr Mackinlay, who is also on the committee, said: "This is just more Project Fear from a group of MPs who have never wanted the United Kingdom to leave the EU".

Mr Hancock was challenged over claims he told the Cabinet patients could die in the event of a no-deal.

"So if that's the only option that we have then it's something we will seriously consider".

The Daily Telegraph reported that the PM is seeking to see off the threat of a Tory rebellion, and the possibility of ministerial resignations, by considering whether to hold a "meaningful vote" on Brexit within the next fortnight.

The former Attorney General said that he supports the idea of MPs having a free vote on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, backing calls by Justice Secretary David Gauke and Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd. "I think that if we end up in a second referendum then us as politicians have failed the public.We've failed to be able to do our job.I will see that as a really hard situation for us all to be in".

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