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UK: Voting against deal 'could risk no Brexit at all' - PM May03:37

UK: Voting against deal 'could risk no Brexit at all' - PM May

United Kingdom, London
November 21, 2018 at 14:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned parliament that voting against the Brexit withdrawal agreement negotiated by her government "could risk no Brexit at all", during a fiery appearance in the House of Commons in London on Wednesday.

Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn branded the deal a "failure" and added that he believed that if parliament rejects the deal and "the government can't negotiate an alternative, then they should make way for those who can and will."

May repeatedly defended the deal and accused Corbyn of "opposing a deal he hasn't read" and "playing party politics", adding that she was working in the national interest.

The prime minister's draft deal has come under attack from both opposition figures and many members of her own party. Multiple cabinet members resigned last week over the terms of the draft agreement, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, and a growing number of MPs have been discussing a vote of no-confidence in her leadership.

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned parliament that voting against the Brexit withdrawal agreement negotiated by her government "could risk no Brexit at all", during a fiery appearance in the House of Commons in London on Wednesday.

Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn branded the deal a "failure" and added that he believed that if parliament rejects the deal and "the government can't negotiate an alternative, then they should make way for those who can and will."

May repeatedly defended the deal and accused Corbyn of "opposing a deal he hasn't read" and "playing party politics", adding that she was working in the national interest.

The prime minister's draft deal has come under attack from both opposition figures and many members of her own party. Multiple cabinet members resigned last week over the terms of the draft agreement, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, and a growing number of MPs have been discussing a vote of no-confidence in her leadership.

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