Theresa May’s message came with her government fearing a heavy defeat on Tuesday of the draft withdrawal agreement she signed with Brussels last month. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is putting her Brexit deal to a vote in parliament on Dec 11. (AFP/Mark DUFFY) LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Sunday (Dec 9) if parliament rejects her Brexit deal, it could leave Britain in the European Union and bring the opposition Labour Party to power. The embattled leader’s message came with her government fearing a heavy defeat on Tuesday of the draft withdrawal agreement she signed with Brussels last month. Media reports said May is under pressure from her cabinet to delay the vote and fly to Brussels to secure more concessions ahead of a planned summit with 27 fellow EU leaders on Thursday and Friday. But Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay told the BBC: “The vote is going ahead.” May said Britain “would truly be in uncharted waters” if the text agreed after nearly two years of tortuous negotiations is voted down less than four months before the Mar 29 Brexit date. “It would mean grave uncertainty for the nation with a very real risk of no Brexit,” she… Read full this story
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