United Kingdom government will not pull December 11 Brexit deal vote, minister says


Theresa May's attempt to sell her Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers was torpedoed before it had even begun, as opposition parties were granted an emergency debate on whether her government is in contempt of Parliament for refusing to release legal advice about her deal.

May is facing opposition on all sides of the House of Commons to the withdrawal agreement she struck with the European Union last month, and it risks being rejected in the vote on December 11.

Supporters of leaving the EU have demanded that there must be a way for Britain to unilaterally leave a full customs union with the EU in order to allow the government to strike trade deals with other countries such as the United States.

With eight days to go until the vote, 20 Conservative MPs have said publicly they will vote against Mrs May's deal, 45 Cons MPs have said they will not vote in favour while 26 another Tory MPs have declared they are unhappy with the deal.

The British leader is under intense parliamentary and public scrutiny over her Brexit deal, which has drawn the ire of critics across the political spectrum, including from within her own party.

She said at a news conference that "passing this deal ... will take us to certainty for the future, and that failure to do that would only lead to uncertainty".

Earlier after Labour's Harriet Harman raised concerns about the Government's approach, Mr Cox said he was "caught in an acute clash of constitutional principle" and explained a minister was obliged to consider the public and national interest.

Advocate General Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona told the European Court of Justice that a decision by the British government to change its mind about invoking Article 50 would be legally valid. Neither does the Bank of England, which last week warned a disorderly no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain's economy into an economic contraction, with a possible sharp rise in unemployment, house prices plummeting 30 percent, and the economy shrinking by around 8 percent in a year. His resignation came after May said Britain was abandoning efforts to retain full access to the EU's Galileo satellite navigation system after Brexit.

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"There is no use of baying and shouting from the members opposite".

The PM said: "We can be better off".

The deal has been criticized from among May's Conservative lawmakers both by supporters of a cleaner break with the European Union and those who want to keep closer ties.

She also denied the suggestion that her agreement with Brussels was a "disaster".

At a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Argentina, Abe praised May for reaching a deal with the EU.

Britain's Environment Secretary Michael Gove arrives at his office in Westminster, London, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Theresa May seems to have finally found a way to unite Remainers and Leavers - unfortunately for her it is in opposition to her Brexit deal.

Ms Sturgeon added: "The SNP will lay our amendment to the meaningful vote later this week and we will continue to work with others to build consensus around alternative proposals that would deliver on the vote of the people of Scotland to remain". "In politics, as in life, you can't always get everything that you want".