United Kingdom pressure group demands : 'Take a break from Brexit'

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       9:54 15 March 2019
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International 9:54 15 March 2019 Post by WBJ

Finance Minister Philip Hammond was in the meeting with the DUP, news that at one point pushed the pound to its highest level of the day against the dollar.

Seeking to win over dissenters, she has given rebellious Conservative lawmakers a thinly veiled warning that a failure to back her plan could mean no Brexit at all.

The Prime Minister knows that winning support from the DUP could lead to her deal being approved by the Commons next week, after it was rejected for the second time on Tuesday.

"We have had a constructive dialogue".

The main other second referendum amendment came from the SNP, which called for an extension to article 50 in time to hold a second referendum.

"We have had good discussions today".

Ms. May's de-facto deputy, Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington, said he hoped the United Kingdom would leave in an orderly fashion but if Ms. He would be in phone contact with the government over the weekend and return to London for more talks on Monday.

Mr Dodds said the Government was now "very focused" on addressing the issue of the Northern Ireland backstop.

"It's up to us as the House of Commons to look for and find a solution to their concerns". Britain's Parliament has voted to seek a delay of the country's departure from the European Union, a move that will likely avert a chaotic withdrawal on the scheduled exit date of March 29. They defeated by the narrowest of margins - 314-312 - an opposition attempt let Parliament choose an alternative to May's rejected divorce deal and force the government to negotiate it with the EU.

This is partly because there is not enough time for parliament to legislate for a public vote before March 29, or June 30 (after the delay).

Some Tory Brexiteers who have also criticised the backstop - a fallback arrangements created to avoid the return of physical checks on the Irish border - and voted against the deal are now pledging their support to avoid a long extension. "A delay in this process doesn't deliver a decision in Parliament, and it doesn't deliver a deal". We need to get that over the line.

Brexit talks deadlocked ahead of key Parliament vote
The newspaper also said cabinet ministers had spoken about whether to insist she goes as early as this week. Lawmakers will spend several hours on Tuesday debating the prime minister's deal.

Any suggestion from European Union powerhouse Germany that Brussels should abandon its "sequencing" and switch to a form of talks more agreeable to London is likely to be seized on by May's opponents in Britain as an indication a better deal is possible if they hold out.

"That's always been my position, and I voted as the constituency would expect me to do last night".

"So it'll either be a no-deal now, or a change of plan from London, of which we see no sign at the moment", the official added.

"But, if not, we shouldn't be afraid to leave with no deal".

On December 11th 2018 the assistant editor and chief political correspondent at The Telegraph, Christopher Hope, reported that the Prime Minister was "clear on Article 50 - it will NOT be extended beyond 29 March [2019]".

Downing Street said the government was still preparing for a no-deal Brexit.

"There's so much that we can achieve outside the European Union and it is time we got into the position where we can start to focus on that".

European Council president Donald Tusk met Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague on Friday, before talks with the bloc's key power brokers Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron on Monday.

South Staffordshire Mr Williamson today said he could sense people were getting frustrated over the Commons lack of progress on the Withdrawal Agreement.

The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, questioned why the EU should grant an extension if the British government is "not ready for a cross-party approach to break the current deadlock?"

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