Labour MPs refuse to back Brexit deal without second referendum

Labour MPs refuse to back Brexit deal without second referendum

Labour MPs refuse to back Brexit deal without second referendum

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to have discussions with the chairman of the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers as calls increase for her to set a firm resignation date.

Education Secretary Damian Hinds told local media Tuesday that people should not "read too much" into the timing of the prime minister's meeting with Brady.

The vote by members at an EGM of the National Conservative Convention would not be binding, but would add pressure on Mrs May to quit if passed.

The Prime Minister can still guide the United Kingdom out of the European Union before then but is seemingly struggling to find support to be able to do that.

One leading Eurosceptic, Sir Bill Cash, told the Press Association "the time has come" for Mrs May to resign and she "needs to be given a date".

Conservative Party chiefs have signed off a cut-price campaign for European parliament elections after finally admitting that the polls will go ahead two weeks tomorrow.

The report cited unnamed government sources, who said the referendum plan would only become relevant if talks with Labour failed and a majority in parliament supported holding another public vote. Reality Check unpacks the basics.

The move comes following a disastrous local elections for the Conservatives in which they lost more than 1,300 councillors. "There are colleagues who have suggested the prime minister should go, the prime minister has said that she wants to leave early in her premiership, but she doesn't want to leave this god almighty mess".

The Prime Minister will resume talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn today as the leaders look to break the political impasse which has left parliament in flux over Brexit.

No 10 is trying to get Labour over the line by presenting the withdrawal agreement as a stepping stone - i.e. hold your nose for now and you can carve out your own deal if you win the next election.

May is preparing to make new proposals of a temporary customs union at least until the next election in 2022.

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