Brexit: PM warns of 'catastrophic breach of trust'

British Prime Minister Theresa May                     Image Tim Ireland  Xinhua News Agency  PA Images

British Prime Minister Theresa May Image Tim Ireland Xinhua News Agency PA Images

"The Prime Minister's got to stop threatening Parliament and indeed, threatening the whole of the United Kingdom, that it's a choice between her deal and no deal - that's not the case".

Writing in the Sunday Express, Mrs May said the Commons vote on her Brexit withdrawal deal would be the "biggest and most important decision that any MP of our generation will be asked to make".

"I think parliament did vote for an amendment to the finance bill this week which indicated its opposition to no deal but there isn't totally specific on it, we will do everything we can to prevent a no deal exit", he added.

Danielle Haralambous, a United Kingdom analyst at the EIU, said: "Time is simply running out, and we're at a stage where Brexit can probably only happen in late March now in the unlikely event that parliament approves Mrs May's deal on 15 January, or if parliament supports leaving without a deal".

"So those on the Brexiteer side seeking ideological purity with a deal are risking Brexit, because there is a growing risk that events could unfold in ways... that increase the risk to Brexit".

Under the rebels' plan, reported in the Sunday Times, the Government would lose control of parliamentary business which would threaten Brexit legislation and the Government's ability to govern.

Mr Blackford said that revoking Article 50, which sets a deadline of 29 March for the date of departure, and holding another referendum would be the most sensible option for moving forward.

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He has since become a vocal critic of the Government's Brexit plans, urging ministers to take a tougher stance in divorce talks. And then, in the 2017 General Election, 80% of you voted for MPs who stood on manifestos to respect that referendum result.

"When you turned out to vote in the referendum, you did so because you wanted your voice to be heard".

Senior shadow cabinet ministers have also said it will come soon, with shadow justice secretary Richard Brugon telling Sky News on Thursday it will be "a matter of days at the most". Now it is our turn to deliver for you. Some of you put your trust in the political process for the first time in decades.

Rejecting her proposed package, she said it "would be a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy".

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned on Thursday that the world did not want to see a disorderly Brexit and that he fully supported May's withdrawal deal.

At the heart of the coup are a group of cross-party backbenchers who are attempting seize control of Brexit from the Government and may even try to stop a WTO exit, suspend Article 50, or even to prevent the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union altogether.

Asked during an interview on BBC TV about the possibility of a second Brexit referendum, Corbyn said: "My own view is that I would rather get a negotiated deal now if we can to stop the danger of a no-deal exit from the European Union on 29 March which would be catastrophic for industry, catastrophic for trade".

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