Theresa May could get support for her Brexit deal if she promises to resign as prime minister, the senior Conservatives told the BBC opposite MPs said they they may be reluctant to support the agreement if they knew that they would not be responsible for the next stage of negotiations with the EU.
It comes as newspaper reports claim that Cabinet ministers are pleading a coup against them.
The Prime Minister came under increasing pressure to be relinquished after a week of forcing the EU to extend Article 50, criticizing the blame for the Brexit delay on MEPs.
It remains unclear whether she will return her third resignation statement to the House of Commons next week after she wrote to MPs that she would only do so if there was "sufficient support" for it.
& # 39; janitor leader & # 39;  According to reports in some Sunday newspapers, Cabinet Ministers are planning to oust Ms. May as Prime Minister and replace them with a "janitor" until a proper leadership competition is held later in the year.
But there have been varying reports of who is the preferred candidate, with the wing of the party Brexiteer and Remain claiming to favor various interim leaders.
The Sunday Times reported that Ms. May's defacto MP, David Lidington, had voted in favor of Remain Replace her while the Mail on Sunday said Brexite Minister for the Environment Michael Gove made the "consensus" decision was.
But a high-ranking backer told BBC chief Iain Watson that even a move away would not be enough to go through her deal – having twice been defeated with large margins – and that Ms. May could also "interfere".  # 10 rejected the suggestions that Ms. May could be added to the page or that she would agree to a "job-share" agreement, in which higher-level ministers would be given additional responsibilities.
The political editor of the BBC, Laura Kuenssberg, said that "serious maneuvers" were going on.
It comes a week ago when the PM is expected to lose control of the Brexit process.
A bipartisan party A group of MPs will push for alternatives to their deal to be debated on Wednesday – something government sources expect.
Up to six more options could be agreed in the coming days, in addition to Mrs May's agreement. to see which are the most popular. They are:
- Revocation of Article 50 and repeal of Brexit
- Another referendum
- The Prime Minister's Agreement plus a Customs Union
- The PM's Agreement plus a Customs Union and Access to the Internal Market
- A Free Canada Style Trade Agreement
- Leaving the EU without a contract
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On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people marched into central London to demand another EU referendum.
Demonstrators with EU flags and placards demanded that a Brexit deal be re-voted on, including speakers including Labor's Deputy Chairman Tom Watson, First Prime Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan.
It turned out that more than a million people had emerged, equaling the largest march of the century, the Stop the War March in 2003.
Meanwhile, the woman stands behind a record-breaking anti-Brexit petition, retired lecturer Margaret Georgiadou said that she had received death threats because of the election.
Earlier in the week, European leaders agreed to postpone Britain's exit from the EU at least until 12 April on 29 March.
If Ms. May's deal is approved by MPs next week, the EU has agreed to extend the Brexit deadline to 22 May.
If this is not the case and no alternative plan is presented, the UK will leave the EU on 12 April.