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Brexit: PM under fire for new Brexit plan

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Media Title On Tuesday evening, Tory MP Sir Bernard Jenkin said that Ms. May's latest plan "could accelerate a leadership election".

Theresa May will stand for her new parliamentary Brexit plan later in the midst of signs that the Conservative opposition is sharpening its leadership.

The Prime Minister will make a statement to the deputies on their amendments to the bill on the resignation agreement ̵

1; including their pledge to give the MPs a vote for holding another referendum.

However, Labor MPs said they had changed too little to get on board.

A former minister questioned whether the vote would take place in June at all.

MEPs rejected the EU-negotiated withdrawal agreement three times and attempts to find a formal compromise with Labor have failed.

On Tuesday, the PM called on MPs to "take one last chance" to negotiate a negotiated exit – or the risk of Brexit failing at all.

But Ms. May's new plan had "not turned skeptics into advocates," said the political correspondent for the BBC, Chris Mason.

Conservative MP Boris Johnson, who wants to succeed Ms. May as Prime Minister, said on Twitter: "We are asked to vote for a customs union and a second referendum, and the bill is directly against our manifesto – and I will do not vote for it.

"We can and must do better – and deliver what people have voted for." 19659012] It has become a painful ritual of a tortuous process: the Prime Minister reveals a vision for Brexit, and MPs stand to demolish them in the House of Commons.

When Theresa May's speech yesterday aimed to attract facilitators – and turn skeptics into advocates.

Worse than those for Downing Street, some conservatives say, who supported the plan at the last vote, that they will now reject it.

] There are many Conservative MPs dreary end of the day mood. Some people wonder if it is worthwhile to put the bill to the vote.

Others are thinking of getting rid of the Prime Minister even earlier than she promised. But the people around Theresa May insist that they are not yet ready to give up – they are determined that their plan will be presented to MPs in about fourteen days.

Ms. May brings with her the right of withdrawal right – which is required to bring her into British law – to Parliament in early June.

In an attempt to win over Labor MPs, she announced the following concessions:

  • Commons Voting Guarantee of Further Referendum on Brexit Government Agreement [19659020] A Vote on Various Customs options, including a government proposal for a temporary customs union for goods – which Mrs May called a "customs compromise".
  • A legal obligation for the UK to "look for alternatives" to replace the Customs Union Backstopping in Northern Ireland by the end of 2020
  • If the backstop goes into effect, the bill would ensure that Northern Ireland continues with the rest United Kingdom and in the same customs territory
  • continue to ensure that workers' rights after Brexit are "just as good, if not better" – and that environmental standards are not watered down.
  • Legal obligation to seek changes to the policy statement on future relations with the EU.

Addressing On Tuesday, business leader Chancellor Philip Hammond defended the plan, saying that only a Brexit deal ordering the support of a majority of MPs was legitimate.

"Britain needs a Brexit that feels like a compromise that excites no one but one with whom everyone or almost anyone can live," he said. 19659020] Is Mays & # 39; new & # 39; Brexit agreement really new?

However, Labor has stated that it is unwilling to support the bill at second reading, meaning that it could fail at its first parliamentary hurdle.

And Conservative MPs supporting Theresa When she last tried to get her resignation agreement through parliament in March – like Boris Johnson, Iain Duncan Smith and Dominic Raab – she said they could no longer support her.

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Media Signature According to Theresa May, there is a risk that her deal will not be hedged. "No exit at all".

Former Labor and Pensions Minister Stephen Crabb said the prospect of another referendum was too much for many of his colleagues.

"I do not think there will be a vote," he said. "It will not go away, there is too much opposition."

The conservative Committee of the Backbench of 1922 is due to meet on Wednesday to receive reports of new attempts to force another vote of confidence in the Prime Minister's leadership.

Tory MP Zac Goldsmith said it was time for Ms May, who has already indicated that she would resign her post with the Brexit agreement, to leave. On Tuesday evening, Backbench Tory MP Sir Bernard Jenkin said there was "much affection and respect for Ms. May in the party – but much annoyance at the mistakes she made".

He said the process for a leadership election would be "accelerated".

Meanwhile, DUP parliamentary chair Nigel Dodds said the main problem was the original deal that Ms. May had negotiated with the EU.

"We will carefully examine the legislation in the adoption process, it will eventually be published, but the fundamental flaws of the draft revocation contract itself remain unchanged," he said.

"Many of the back-stop proposals serve as an attempt by national law to mitigate a bad deal, with a focus on better business."

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