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No Brexit can lead to fresh polls: Theresa May tells MPs

No Brexit can lead to fresh polls: Theresa May tells MPs

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Dec 2018 4:50 AM GMT

London: With two days to go until the crucial Brexit vote, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned MPs they will face “uncharted waters” if they rejected her deal, saying their actions could lead to a general election, as there was a “very real risk of no Brexit”. Speaking to the Mail, May said a rejection of her proposals would mean “grave uncertainty” for the UK. If the deal is rejected, it is unclear what happens next, with May insisting her deal was best for the country.

“When I say if this deal does not pass we would truly be in uncharted waters, I hope people understand this is what I genuinely believe and fear could happen,” May said. “It would mean grave uncertainty for the nation with a very real risk of no Brexit or leaving the European Union with no deal.” Downing Street has already denied newspaper suggestions that May could postpone Tuesday’s vote. “The vote is going ahead,” a spokesman said.

In November, the UK agreed a Brexit deal with the EU, however, it still needs to be approved by the Parliament. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the DUP, the SNP and dozens of Conservative MPs have said they cannot support the deal, meaning it was unlikely to pass, the BBC said. (IANS)

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