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May launches last ditch plan to get eurosceptics behind deal

“The Independent has launched its #FinalSay campaign to demand that voters are given a voice on the final Brexit deal” writes Joe Watts for independent.co.uk. Downing Street is planning a last ditch move to persuade Brexiteers to back Theresa May’s deal despite the hated Irish ‘backstop’ arrangement.The consensus is that it makes the no-deal Brexit, that some eurosceptics want a far less likely prospect – and consequently makes Ms May’s deal the hardest kind of Brexit on offer.On Monday the commons passed a motion that means that if Ms May’s…

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Brexiteers say legal paper confirms worst fears on May’s deal

“The Independent has launched its #FinalSay campaign to demand that voters are given a voice on the final Brexit deal” writes Joe Watts for independent.co.uk. Conservative MPs have attacked the government after a paper setting out official legal advice on Theresa May’s Brexit deal, confirmed Britain cannot leave the arrangement it creates without the EU’s agreement.We play by the rules.” Jacob Rees-Mogg, who chairs the anti-Brexit European Research Group, said the paper “exposes inaccurate government spin on the proposed Brexit deal”.Under the terms of the withdrawal agreement it is due…

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Tory Eurosceptics say they have ‘killed off’ Theresa May’s Brexit compromise after she backs down

“Theresa May has bowed to the demands of Tory Eurosceptics by accepting amendments which they believe will “kill off” the Prime Minister’s Brexit plans” writes William Hague for telegraph.co.uk. The Government confirmed that it is accepting four amendments to the Customs bill, including one which would stop the UK from collecting duties on behalf of the EU post-Brexit unless it agrees to reciprocate. Tory Eurosceptics believe that the amendment will “kill off” the Prime Minister’s Chequer’s compromise because Brussels will not be prepared to collect tariffs on behalf of the UK.…

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