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Brexit: MPs to debate and vote on Brexit 'plan B' options on Tuesday 29 January - Politics live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 11.20am GMT Corbyn says Hastings it the town the inspired the writing of the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. It is a book that inspired him, he says, and a generation of people to look at the world differently. 11.13am GMT Jeremy Corbyn is just about to start giving...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Nicola Sturgeon, Tony Blair, Green Party, Caroline Lucas, Article 50, Brexit


Labour frontbench back Corbyn in boycotting Brexit talks until May rules out no deal – Politics live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 10.17am GMT Last night Nick Boles, the Conservative MP who has tabled a bill intended to ensure MPs can vote to prevent a no-deal Brexit happening in 2019, has admitted that he will have to change it. Under the original plan, if the Commons fails to pass a Brexit deal by ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, Conservative, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Nicola Sturgeon, Tony Blair, Parliament, Article 50


Brexit deadlock as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set red lines – live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 6.10am GMT Good morning and welcome to the politics live blog as well follow the twists and turns of UK politics.Well, she may have survived the no-confidence vote yesterday, but Theresa May is by no means out of the woods. The PM has to present a new (“Plan B”) Brexit de...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


'Wrecker Corbyn': how Thursday's papers covered May's Brexit vote aftermath

The newspapers navigate the no-confidence motion, then the PM’s open door, then Jeremy Corbyn’s rejectionThe front pages all lead with Brexit news, and while all agree there is political chaos, they disagree about who is to blame: is it Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn or MPs in general?The Guardian says: “May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock”, adding that despite surviving as PM and “weathering a dramatic no-confidence vote”, May “was left scrambling to strike a Brexit compromise...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Media, European Union, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, Britain, Theresa May, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn


May calls on MPs from all parties to 'put self-interest aside' – as it happened

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next stepsFull story: Theresa May’s government survives voteObsession, vanity or grit: what makes May tick?How did your MP vote?Extracts from Tom Watson’s damning speech on MayEvening summary 12.56am GMT We’re going to wrap things up, folks. Thank you for following along. Andrew Sparrow will be back in the morning to shepherd us all through the day’s political happenings. Until then, thanks for readi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Normandy, Tom Watson, Michael Gove, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Brexit: May calls on MPs from all parties to 'put self-interest aside' – Politics live

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next stepsFull story: Theresa May’s government survives voteObsession, vanity or grit: what makes May tick?How did your MP vote?Extracts from Tom Watson’s damning speech on MayEvening summary 10.25pm GMT Here are some takes on Theresa May’s statement:How many times has @theresa_may sworn blind her Brexit deal is only one on offer from EU? Well tonight she confirmed she will talk to all party leaders,...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Bbc, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tom Watson, Michael Gove, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Labour rebuffs May offer of plan B Brexit talks after no-confidence motion fails – Politics live

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next stepsFull story: Theresa May’s government survives voteObsession, vanity or grit: what makes May tick?How did your MP vote?Extracts from Tom Watson’s damning speech on MayEvening summary 9.22pm GMT A Number 10 spokeswoman has confirmed that Theresa May is to make a statement in Downing Street at 10pm. 9.18pm GMT The Scottish National Party has called on Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to supp...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Scotland, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tom Watson, Michael Gove, SNP, Downing Street, Article 50


May keen to start alternative Brexit talks after no-confidence motion fails – Politics live

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next stepsFull story: Theresa May’s government survives voteObsession, vanity or grit: what makes May tick?How did your MP vote?Extracts from Tom Watson’s damning speech on MayEvening summary 8.24pm GMT Christopher Hope, The Telegraph’s chief political correspondent, has tweeted:LATEST on Brexit chaos: Jeremy Corbyn is now refusing to meet for substantive talks with Theresa May unless she takes "no d...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tom Watson, Michael Gove, Telegraph, Article 50, Brexit, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn


Brexit: May's government defeats no-confidence motion by 325 to 306 votes – Politics live

Government survives Labour’s no-confidence vote amid uncertainty over next Brexit stepsJeremy Corbyn urges vote to oust ‘zombie government’Cross-party talks: No 10 rules out customs union membershipExplained: how a no-confidence motion worksOpening of no confidence debate - SummaryPMQs - Snap verdict 7.23pm GMT Tom Watson’s speech was one of the most gently damning anyone has delivered about Theresa May since she became prime minister. Here are some key extracts.First let me say very clearly...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tom Watson, Ed Davey, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Andrea Leadsom


Brexit: MPs debate no-confidence motion after May's deal defeat – Politics live

Parliament to debate Labour no-confidence motion after resounding loss that gives May just days to present a fresh vision for EU withdrawalHow did your MP vote on the Brexit deal?Explained: how a no-confidence motion worksThe noes tweeted it: which MPs can you spot in the division lobbies? 1.17pm GMT Corbyn says it was shocking that the Labour MP Tulip Siddiq had to vote last night despite being heavily pregnant. Anna Soubry, a Conservative, makes a point of order. Was Siddiq offered a pair?...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, Conservative, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Parliament, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Anna Soubry


Brexit: May faces Corbyn at PMQs ahead of no-confidence vote – Politics live

Parliament to debate Labour no-confidence motion after Brexit deal defeat that gives May just days to present a fresh vision for EU withdrawalHow did your MP vote on the Brexit deal?Explained: how a no-confidence motion worksThe noes tweeted it: which MPs can you spot in the division lobbies? 12.21pm GMT Jeremy Lefroy, a Conservative, says the government has committed vast amounts of money to the NHS. But can May look at home money is allocated to CCGs [clinical commissioning groups].May say...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, Conservative, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, NHS, Labour, SNP, Westminster, Parliament, Article 50


Brexit: May's plan for cross-party talks under fire as MPs condemn her for sidelining Corbyn - Politics live

Parliament to debate Labour no-confidence motion after Brexit deal defeat that gives May just days to present a fresh vision for EU withdrawalTheresa May suffers historic defeat as Tories turn against herHow did your MP vote?How does a no-confidence motion work? 9.00am GMT Good morning. I’m Andrew Sparrow, taking over from Matthew Weaver.The Andrea Leadsom Today programme interview, in which she played down the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn being included in the cross-party talks on an alternati...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tories, Parliament, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, BBC Radio


Brexit vote: Jeremy Corbyn tables no-confidence motion after May defeat – Politics live

Prime minister’s Brexit deal is lost by 432 votes to 202Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote by majority of 230How did your MP vote?How does a no-confidence motion work, and what’s next for May?Evening summary 11.14pm GMT Earlier, we made brief mention of the reaction of the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker. Here’s his full statement:I take note with regret of the outcome of the vote in the House of Commons this evening. On the EU side, the process of ratification of the with...
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Brexit vote: Corbyn tables no-confidence motion after May defeat – Politics live

Prime minister’s Brexit deal is lost by 432 votes to 202Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote by majority of 230How did your MP vote?After May’s landmark defeat, what happens now? 9.21pm GMT Business leaders are unanimous in their dismay at the vote and the prospect of leaving the EU without a deal.The Federation of Small Businesses said many of its members would struggle to survive should deadlock in parliament lead to the country crashing out of the EU.Small business confidence has plummeted ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Bbc, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Michael Gove, Jean-claude Juncker, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Brexit


Prime Minister's Brexit plan defeated by 230 votes

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan was not expected to pass, but it was brutally murdered in a far larger margin of defeat than was expected: 432 to 202. This is the largest parliamentary defeat for a sitting government in history. The options for the Brits now include a no-deal Brexit on March 29; desperate negotiations for a new plan; or asking for an extension from the EU while a fresh hell is organized, such as a new referendum or a general election. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn im...
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Brexit vote: Gove tells Tories they can 'improve' outcome if May's deal passed - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the final day of the debate on Theresa May’s Brexit deal, and the votes, with the PM facing a historic, crushing defeat 9.11am GMT “To govern is to choose,” the French prime minister Pierre Mendes-France once famously said, and today the UK faces the most important choice moment since it voted to leave the European Union almost three years ago. But tonight we expected to find that what parliament chooses doesn’t match what the government has already chosen. And both the l...
Tags: Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Michael Gove, Hilary Benn, Jon Snow, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Gove


May faces crushing Brexit defeat despite last-minute plea to MPs

Prime minister urges MPs to give her plan a second look on eve of crunch vote on withdrawal agreementTheresa May appears to be on course for a crushing defeat in the House of Commons as Britain’s bitterly divided MPs prepare to give their verdict on her Brexit deal in the “meaningful vote” on Tuesday.With Downing Street all but resigned to losing by a significant margin, Guardian analysis pointed to a majority of more than 200 MPs against the prime minister. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Labour set to call vote to topple Theresa May’s government

Opposition MPs told to get set for no-confidence vote as top Tories admit they see no hope for the prime minister’s Brexit dealLabour MPs have been told to prepare for Jeremy Corbyn to table a dramatic and immediate vote of no confidence in Theresa May’s government as early as Tuesday evening in an attempt to force a general election if – as expected – she suffers a heavy defeat this week on her Brexit deal.Messages have been sent to Labour MPs, even those who are unwell, to ensure their presenc...
Tags: Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tories, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


'People's vote': backers bide their time to force Labour's hand

Campaigners believe best moment to win over Corbyn will come after Commons voteBacking for a second Brexit referendum in parliament is unlikely to be tested until after next week’s meaningful vote, as campaigners weigh up the best moment to try to win over the Labour leadership.The Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston has scrapped plans to table a “doctors’ amendment” calling for the public to be allowed to exercise “informed consent” about Theresa May’s deal. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Conservative, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, Sarah Wollaston, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn


Brexit: Japanese PM tells May 'whole world' wants her to avoid no deal - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech, Theresa May’s press conference, and day two of the resumed Brexit debateNo 10 reaches out to Labour by welcoming workers’ rights amendmentWhat Mann workers’ rights amendment would actually achieveCorbyn says Labour may delay Brexit if it wins snap electionCorbyn’s Brexit speech - Summary and analysisJapanese PM says ‘whole world’ wants UK to avoid no-deal Brexit 5.12pm GMT Here is th...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Shinzo Abe, Theresa May, Labour, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Greg Clark, Theresa


Brexit: Corbyn downplays suggestions he will table no confidence motion next week - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech, Theresa May’s press conference, and day two of the resumed Brexit debateBrexit plan B debate will last only 90 minutes, says No 10No 10 reaches out to Labour by welcoming workers’ rights amendmentCorbyn says Labour may delay Brexit if it wins snap electionCorbyn’s Brexit speech - Summary and analysis 3.12pm GMT Eurotunnel has accused the government of “distortionary and anti-competit...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, Chris Grayling, Eurotunnel, Financial Times, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Department For Transport


Jeremy Corbyn delivers speech on Brexit - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech, Theresa May’s press conference, and day two of the resumed Brexit debate 11.19am GMT Jeremy Corbyn is speaking now.He thanks Laura Pidcock for her introduction. And he welcomes Richard Burgon, the shadow justice secretary, who is also here. And he said Burgon did well in his media interviews this morning - so well that the Tories have gone into overdrive attacking him, he says. 11.1...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, Tories, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Greg Clark, Wakefield, Richard Burgon, Burgon, Laura Pidcock


Brexit: Government reaches out to Labour by welcoming workers' rights amendment - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech, Theresa May’s press conference, and day two of the resumed Brexit debate 10.10am GMT Greg Clark, the business secretary, has been giving a series of interviews this morning, and he has also written an article for Politico Europe. As well as signalling that the government will support the John Mann workers’ rights amendment (see 9.20am), here are the other points he has been making.Pa...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House, Sky News, Parliament, John Mann, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Greg Clark, Clark, As the Daily Mirror


Brexit: May loses grip on deal after fresh Commons humiliation

Amendments mean PM would have with little room to move if Brexit deal rejected next weekTheresa May’s room for manoeuvre should her Brexit deal be rejected next week was further constrained on Wednesday night, after the government lost a second dramatic parliamentary showdown in as many days.An increasingly boxed-in prime minister must now set out her plan B within three working days of a defeat next Tuesday, after the rebel amendment passed. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Dominic Grieve, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Andrea Leadsom


Theresa May loses grip on Brexit deal after fresh Commons humiliation

Amendments mean PM would be left with little room to move if her Brexit deal is rejected next weekTheresa May’s room for manoeuvre should her Brexit deal be rejected next week was further constrained on Wednesday night, after the government lost a second dramatic parliamentary showdown in as many days.An increasingly boxed-in prime minister must now set out her plan B within three working days of a defeat next Tuesday, after a rebel amendment passed on Wednesday. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Dominic Grieve, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Andrea Leadsom


Brexit: MPs vote 308-297 in favour of amendment for three-day 'plan B' deadline - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the first day of the Brexit debateFull story: MPs force May to table plan B if she loses Brexit deal vote What government defeat on Grieve amendment actually meansPMQs - Snap verdictAfternoon summary 6.24pm GMT Rushanara Ali, the Labour MP, has just delivered a speech stating that she will not be supporting the government’s deal. Following the dramatic events in the House ...
Tags: Politics, Eu, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, House, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Northern Ireland, Northern Irish politics, Parliament, Pmqs, Dominic Grieve, David Davis, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Corbyn to table no confidence motion almost immediately if May loses Brexit vote, Labour says - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the first day of the Brexit debatePM may have to draw up new deal three days after Commons defeatExplained: what to expect from the Brexit debate and final vote 11.13am GMT Here is some snap reaction to the Bercow decision.From the Telegraph’s Steven SwinfordWe are now in full-fledged constitutional crisis territory.Bercow has accepted the Grieve amendment which *his own c...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House, John Bercow, Bercow, Telegraph, Pmqs, Dominic Grieve, David Davis, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Jessica Elgot


Brexit: Corbyn granted Commons urgent question about possible fresh assurances from EU - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenEU to reassure May with pledge about trade deal by 2021Lunchtime summary 3.13pm GMT My colleague Peter Walker has been watching work and pensions questions in the Commons. He has posted these on Twitter.At work and pensions questions, Amber Rudd is keen to play down how much of a slowdown she is making to universal credit migration. Vote on this will still happen – she won't say when – and in the interim, the test of 10,000 p...
Tags: Europe, Politics, England, Russia, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, NHS, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Parliament, Tory, Whitehall


Brexit: as parliament returns to work, what happens now?

With 29 March approaching fast, and MPs due to debate Theresa May’s deal this week, there’s a lot to be doneLike Britain’s schoolchildren, many of whom will be returning to their classrooms after the Christmas break, MPs will spend Monday reacquainting themselves with their friends and reluctantly returning their attention to work.The task ahead of them is formidable – with Britain due to leave the European Union in less than 12 weeks’ time, parliament has neither approved an exit deal, nor put ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, House Of Lords, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Northern Ireland, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Democratic Unionist party (DUP


Labour could offer second EU referendum, says Barry Gardiner

Party could campaign on promise to negotiate better Brexit deal than May, says shadow ministerLabour could offer to hold a referendum on an EU deal that it had renegotiated as part of an early general election manifesto, a shadow cabinet minister has suggested.Barry Gardiner, the shadow international trade secretary, said Labour could campaign on a promise to negotiate a better Brexit deal than that secured by Theresa May, and said he personally believed that any such deal could then be put to t...
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