Saturday March 28, 2020

Report says May plans to go to the wire on Brexit vote

An ITV report of remarks by May's chief negotiator has the potential to rip a hole in her e attempt to piece together enough political support for her deal to pass

13th February, 2019
Theresa May planning to run down the clock? Pic: Getty

Theresa May is planning to wait until the last moment before putting her Brexit deal to a vote in the House of Commons - and will then force MPs to choose between her blueprint and a potentially very long delay.

That is how May’s Brexit will unfold, her chief negotiator, Oliver Robbins, is reported to have said. British broadcaster ITV News said one of its reporters heard Robbins discussing the plan on Monday evening in...

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