UK PM must 'ditch red lines', rule out no-deal Brexit: Corbyn

Nigel Farage submitted

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After the Prime Minister's catastrophic defeat in the House of Commons and after scraping home in the No Confidence debate, Theresa May finally extended an offer to opposition parties to meet with her to discuss the way forward.

News of the mobilization plan comes after the PM attempted to reach out to leaders of opposition parties in a bid to find a new way forward, following the crushing defeat of her Brexit proposal in Parliament on Tuesday, where her government lost by 230 votes. Opposes a no-deal Brexit and says Theresa May must call an election if she can not achieve consensus in the Commons.

During his speech, Mr Corbyn described the prime minister's Brexit deal - which was overwhelmingly rejected by MPs this week - as "dead" and that "there can now be no question of tweaks or sweeteners from Brussels to bring it back to life". But some did anyway.

Reserve forces will be "on standby to deliver a range of defence outputs" and help perform "contingency plans developed by other government departments", armed forces minister Mark Lancaster said in a ministerial statement.

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Deputy political editor Beth Rigby posted last night that Labour politicians are set to pile the pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to make a second referendum his Plan B if his vote of no confidence fails.

"The fact that my team are willing to continue talking to her team of senior ministers this morning suggests that at least there is a willingness to explore these things", the Lib Dem leader said.

If there is a solution to the riddle, it may be for Parliament's backbenchers to find it.

The government has handed out the one-page memo - setting out how a new people's vote would be organised - to MPs involved in Brexit talks.

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Briefing reporters, her official spokesman - who goes unnamed according to protocol - promised the talks would be undertaken "in a constructive spirit", but he was also clear that May was not prepared to budge on any of the main issues that led lawmakers to reject her 585-page Brexit withdrawal agreement.

With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law for Brexit, the United Kingdom is gripped by the deepest political crisis in half a century as it grapples with how, or even whether, to exit the European project it joined in 1973.

"A disorderly Brexit would create such a complex situation that it is impossible for companies to prepare for all eventualities", VCI Managing Director Utz Tillmann said. A fragile and fractured government which is in office but which is certainly not in power.

And no matter what May's negotiating position is now, Blair said that seeking an extension to Article 50 - of delaying Brexit beyond March - was "inevitable".

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The business leaders sought assurances from Mr Hammond, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and Business Secretary Greg Clark, who were also on the call, that a no-deal could be ruled out. Pro-Brexit lawmakers say the deal will leave Britain bound indefinitely to European Union rules, while pro-EU politicians favour an even closer economic relationship with the bloc.

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