Theresa May: ‘If the Brexit deal fails then we may never leave’

Theresa May: ‘If the Brexit deal fails then we may never leave’

DESPERATE Theresa May will today tell EU chiefs their Brexit deal will be voted down by MPs next week unless they climb down.

The PM’s last ditch plea comes as her high stakes stand-off with Europe’s bosses over the Irish backstop rolls into a third day.

With talks still stalled after Tuesday’s Brussels bust up, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox last night called off a new trip to the Belgian capital today – with only four days to go until a final Commons showdown.

No10 aides privately admitted the situation was “pretty bleak”, and the PM may now need to press ahead with Tuesday’s vote without a new deal in the thin hope a majority for her hoped-for legal changes wins the EU round.

In a Brexit speech in Grimsby today, Mrs May will say: “Just as MPs will face a big choice next week, the EU has to make a choice too…

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