“It’s very likely that the Prime Minister would win a confidence vote. Then there would be a 12 month gap before it could happen again. Which would be a huge relief for me.”
“On the 30th March one thing is certain, that we will have left the EU. But if the deal is voted down that would prolong uncertainty and chaos.”
“I still think a deal could be done. But it is very late in the day now, and we need to change course.”
“And the backstop can only ever be temporary…under the legal arrangements of the European Union.”
“I believe there is a majority in Parliament that would support a permanent customs arrangement with the European Union.”
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He says that “ultimately I hope that across Parliament we recognise that a deal is better than no deal.”
“One of my cricketing heroes was Geoffrey Boycott…he stuck to it, and he got the runs in the end.”
He says that he won’t stand in an election. But will the ERG succeed in drumming up 48 letters?
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“I’m sure this is more about manoeuvring and leadership”. He also says he wants to study the Northern Ireland protocol.
“I’ve been fighting for a good Brexit deal, but the terms offered to Cabinet yesterday had two fatal flaws.”
He and the ERG leadership have held out for many months, but he suggests that the time has now come.
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But was it unanimous? And if not, what follows? She says the choices were “difficult” and debate “impassioned”.
The DUP leader says that “there will be consequences” if the Prime Minister proposes one.
She dodges a direct question on whether Parliament with have the sovereign right to withdraw unilaterally from any backstop.
Julian Smith says that “it’s a major document – hundreds of pages…the Prime Minister’s been working, day in, day out.”