David Davis urges MPs to vote down May’s Brexit deal so EU makes better offer – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

We are still waiting for Theresa May to finalise her Irish backstop plan, the one bit of the proposed Brexit withdrawal agreement yet to be agreed, and to put it to the cabinet. Our overnight story with all the latest is here. But in the meantime David Davis, who resigned as Brexit secretary in the summer because he could not support May’s plan, has set out a new strategy for Brexiters. In an interview for Today this morning, he said MPs should vote down May’s Brexit plan to force the EU to make a better offer. Confirming that he would vote against, he told the programme

What would happen if the deal fell apart, which I think at the moment is looking like a probability ... If it was voted down, then they would have to go back to the union once more.

Now, this will be a slightly different atmosphere. Both sides will be staring at no deal.

Because both sides will be under such pressure to get a good deal.

Continue reading...
Responses are currently closed, but you can trackback from your own site.

Comments are closed.

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: index backlink | Thanks to insanity workout, car insurance and cyber security