UK PM insists her deal delivers referendum results

Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal has been roundly criticised across Britain's political spectrum

Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal has been roundly criticised across Britain's political spectrum

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to quell rising political turmoil over Brexit as the government was forced to publish the complete legal advice around the Withdrawal Agreement she has secured with the European Union (EU).

"She believes the important thing is to do Brexit, even if we still remain tied to Europe's rules", Blair said, adding that the compromise nature of her deal makes it unpalatable to either side of the debate.

British lawmakers who favour leaving the European Union say the Prime Minister's deal keeps Britain bound too closely to the bloc while those who want to maintain close ties argue that it creates barriers between the United Kingdom and its biggest trading partner.

The Times newspaper reported that senior ministers were urging May to delay it for fear of a rout.

"The vote will take place on Tuesday as planned", May's spokesperson said.

Nigel Dodds, deputy leader of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, confirmed the DUP meant to vote against May's plan next week but it would continue to support her government.

The EU has said repeatedly since sealing the deal with May last month that it would not renegotiate, and has backed May's position that the offer is the best and only deal possible.

Opening the second of five days of debate, Home Secretary Sajid Javid told legislators Wednesday they should back the Brexit agreement to safeguard Britain's vital security relationship with the EU.

Chief whip Julian Smith acknowledged he faces an "uphill challenge" to persuade MPs to back Mrs May's deal, but insisted "it's all to play for". If the pound comes under heavy pressure, the British parliament might be more likely to vote in favor the second time. "Either will leave us a fractured society and a divided nation".

Theresa May has been given a glimmer of hope over the Brexit deal vote after a group of Tory backbenchers tabled an amendment that would give MPs some control over the controversial Northern Ireland border backstop.

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Many lawmakers were also angry over being shown what they described as a summary, not the full legal advice on May's Brexit deal which her government had seen.

"That would support businesses and jobs and ensure no hard border in Northern Ireland".

It is a key condition of the continued support of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, which is propping up May's minority government.

At stake in these maneuvers is Britain's relationship with the European Union post-Brexit: Will Britons be a truly self-governing nation once more, free to enter into trade agreements that benefit us - or will we continue to have Brussels mandarins making our rules and setting our economic agenda?

The adjustment to the meaningful vote on the Withdrawal Agreement would mean Parliament would have to approve a decision to trigger the backstop arrangement or extend the transition period beyond December 2020.

"I am talking to colleagues about how we can look at parliament having a role in going into that and, if you like, coming out of that", she said.

"The question is do we go into the backstop, do we extend. the transition period? We are making sure it can be implemented and in parallel we have done some contingency planning [for no-deal]".

Treasury chief Philip Hammond told lawmakers Thursday that it was "simply a delusion" to think that a better Brexit deal can be renegotiated and that a no-deal Brexit would be "too very bad to contemplate".

She said: "I was hugely disappointed when the national result was revealed to be in favour of leaving, and locally the results were in favour of leave too".

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