MPs have less than a day to study this revised deal. So today’s vote should be postponed. If it isn’t, they should withhold support from the Government.
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We have secured legally-binding changes which address MPs’ concerns about the need to protect the UK from being stuck in the backstop against its will.
WATCH: May’s Dash for a Deal 7) “We needed legally binding backstop pledges and “today, we have agreed them.”
She says that a new target date of December 2020 for its end has been agreed by both parties to the talks.
May’s Dash for a Deal 6) She says the Government now believes that the UK could disapply the backstop. Her statement.
That’s “the position of the United Kingdom”. But is it that of the EU too?
It is not always given a fair assessment, particularly against the other options actually available. Those open to persuasion should look at the facts before it’s too late.
As the motion that was passed by the National Convention says, Conservative MPs need to honour their manifesto pledges.
Former paramilitary fighters are out of prison. IRA killers have restarted their lives. Yet British soldiers face the threat of prosecution.
In over six hours of meetings, officials tried to make the tyres fall off the Malthouse Compromise, and couldn’t do so.
There’s no guarantee that it would return a Commons supportive of any deal that May might put before it.
It should be about the relationships between towns, cities and regions, as well as between the four nations that make up our United Kingdom.
It would bring with it many compensations, including regulatory freedom, tariff income and £39 billion of cold, hard cash.
Plus: Snubbed by a Remainer. Delighted for Beth Rigby. Tusk japes, May spooks, Francois almost self-combusts. And: is Brexit Brecksit or Breggsit?
It would be responsible for promoting the British brand right across the country – and there is a lot to promote.
We have received full details of the plan and offer it without comment for the interest of our readers.
Our Government alone isn’t entitled to finalise a deal. It must have Parliamentary endorsement. And this Commons rejected the deal by a record margin.