May grants three-month Brexit extension vote if no deal made
THERESA May today gave MPs a veto over a No Deal Brexit – in a desperate bid to avoid a mass Tory walkout.
More than a dozen ministers including Amber Rudd threatened to quit tomorrow in order to back a pro-Remain plot to block No Deal.
The PM made a statement in the Commons this afternoon where she revealed plans to hand control of Brexit to MPs.
Mrs May said that if she fails to push her deal through Parliament next month, MPs will get a further vote on whether or not to go for a No Deal Brexit.
The move will enrage Brexiteers who insist No Deal must remain an option in order to keep Britain’s leverage in talks with Brussels.
Mrs May told the Commons today: “If the Government has not won a meaningful vote by Tuesday March 12, then it will table a motion to be voted on by Wednesday March 13 asking this house if it supports leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement on March 29…
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