Commons plot to seize control from Theresa May ahead of Brexit vote

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after a confidence vote by Conservative Party Members of Parliament, in London Britain

Asked about the prospect of MPs trying to stop the Article 50 process, Corbyn said: "I think Parliament may well want to do that but let's see what happens - but the crucial thing is Tuesday and if this Government can't control Parliament, it's time to move on to a general election so they people can decide who they want to be their government".

The Transport Secretary added that the millions who voted to Leave the European Union would feel "cheated" and putting a stop to Britain's withdrawal from the EU could end centuries of "moderate" politics the United Kingdom has enjoyed since the English Civil War.

Theresa May has warned of a "catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust" in democracy if Brexit doesn't happen and the United Kingdom remains in the EU.

"We will table a motion of no confidence in the government at a time of our choosing, but it's going to be soon, don't worry about that", Corbyn told BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show.

Lawmakers in the United Kingdom are set to vote Tuesday on May's Brexit plan after she shelved plans for a December vote when it became clear she would lose that vote. Pressed on the timing he added: "We'll have the vote and then you'll see".

My message to Parliament this weekend is simple: it is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country.

Jeremy Corbyn has signalled Labour will call a vote of no confidence in the Government this week if Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected.

"Doing so would be a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy", May said.

Mrs May's warning came as Downing Street was reported to be concerned about efforts by a cross-party group of MPs to change Commons rules to enable backbench motions to take precedence over government business if Mrs May's deal falls.

The UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 automatically, whether the deal is passed by MPs or not.

Failure to deliver Brexit would be "incredibly damaging" for democracy and something the United Kingdom would regret for "many, many generations", he said. However, with more than 100 Tory MPs opposing the deal, it is expected to be rejected.

Dominic Grieve, the former attorney general, suggested the March 29 exit date should be removed from domestic legislation if the prime minister's Brexit deal is defeated, before the United Kingdom goes to the European Union to ask for an extension to Article 50.

This would give MPs control over parliamentary business instead of ministers, meaning they could put a halt to Brexit in the event of a no deal.

In a significant shift of tone apparently created to win over hardline Brexiteers who have set their faces against Mrs May's deal, Mr Hunt warned that defeat next week would not necessarily provide MPs with the opportunity to choose their preferred version of Brexit.



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