Andrea Leadsom and Amber Rudd float alternative 'Plan B' Brexit options
23 December, 2018, 21:11 | Author: Kelly Sanders
Leadsom, who voted for Brexit, said a new referendum would be "unacceptable" and argued for a "managed no deal" - a concept that European Union parliament member Guy Verhofstadt said did not exist.
May had breakfast with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague before heading to Berlin for lunch with Chancellor Angela Merkel, and then travelled on to Brussels.
The acceleration of "no-deal" planning in London and Brussels follows last week's testy meeting between Theresa May and the leaders of the other 27 European Union countries, in which May was firmly rebuffed in her bid to reopen negotiations on a withdrawal agreement.
However, it now lacks majority support in the British parliament, being opposed by both Brexiteer lawmakers and pro-EU MPs alike.
"The deal we have achieved is the best deal possible, it's the only deal possible", he told the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Ms Rudd, a prominent Remain supporter during the 2016 campaign, insisted she was not calling for a referendum but wanted MPs across the Commons to reach a consensus to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
"Brexit uncertainties have intensified considerably since the committee's last meeting", minutes from the MPC's meeting said.
At a press conference in Lancaster House alongside the Polish prime minister, May said the cabinet was working for the same goal.
The British government, struggling to break a political logjam over Brexit, released immigration plans that it said will "take back control" of the country's borders - but which opponents warn will batter the economy by shutting out everyone but highly paid professionals.
"The Irish government doesn't have an issue with providing reassurance if that's helpful", he told national broadcaster RTE.
But the redepolyment, which amounts to one-fifth of the department's staff, has sparked concerns it could leave the department struggling to spend the Britain's £14 billion aid budget.
But it is far from clear what she can achieve.
She said the United Kingdom was still seeking "greater political and legal reassurances" from the European Union over elements of her plan, particularly the backstop measures created to prevent a hard border with Ireland, before it is put before MPs next month.
Many Britons have been left scratching their heads after the latest political developments.
"I did not use the words "stupid woman" about the prime minister or anyone else, and am completely opposed to the use of sexist or misogynist language in absolutely any form at all", Corbyn said. "I think she's just wasting her time running backwards and forwards to Europe because she'll not get what she wants".
This week it also emerged that 3,500 soldiers are being "held at readiness" to support the Government put up its no deal plans.
The decision to defer the vote sent the pound plunging.
One minister told the Sunday Times that he would quit if the vote went ahead, and the newspaper added that at least two Brexit-backing ministers and two members of the whips office were also on the verge of resigning.
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