PM warns of catastrophe if Brexit rejected

Nellie Chapman
January 13, 2019

According to the Sunday Times, the plan could see the Government lose control of parliamentary business, threatening not only Brexit legislation but the Government's ability to govern.

The prime minister has warned MPs that failing to back her Brexit plan would be a "catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy".

Pressed on the timing he added: "We'll have the vote and then you'll see".

'You have delivered your instructions.

She continued: "When you turned out to vote in the referendum, you did so because you wanted your voice to be heard".

Details of the plot were leaked 48 hours before MPs are set to vote on Mrs May's deal, on which she is widely expected to be defeated. We can not - and must not - let you down.

"Doing so would be a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy", May said.

Mr Grayling also said: "I have not asked for military support for the operations in Kent - that will be handled by Highways England and Kent Police". "My message to Parliament this weekend is simple: It is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country".

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Meanwhile, James Starkie, a former Vote Leave campaigner and ex-adviser to Environment Secretary Michael Gove, has told the BBC that a no-deal Brexit could have an impact on food imports from Europe.

The news comes as former Conservative prime minister Sir John Major called for Mrs May to halt Brexit, as it would be "morally reprehensible" to leave without a deal.

Tory backbencher and ultra-remainer Nick Bowles confirmed to The Times that he wanted to make it illegal to leave the European Union on WTO rules, saying, "We have a mechanism which will give Parliament control of the Brexit negotiations and ensure we do not leave the European Union without a deal on March 29". Every single household - rich or poor - would be worse off for many years to come.

The prospect of Labour putting forward a vote of no confidence in Mrs May has been mooted and a general election could take place should the Government lose.

He wrote: 'It's clear that if our government and parliament are incapable of finding a way out of this mess, it should be taken out of the hands of the politicians and returned to the British people to take back control'.

Warning that there may be no consensus in the Commons around any possible outcome, the Foreign Secretary told Today: "If this deal is rejected, ultimately what we may end up with is not a different type of Brexit but Brexit paralysis".

He said there would be a "different tone" in British politics if Britain failed to leave the European Union and predicted a "less tolerant society" and a "more nationalistic nation".

'We'd be in a stronger position, then, to continue the negotiations as an independent third country'.

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