Brexit legal advice warns United Kingdom could be trapped in endless negotiations

Britain's May launches high-stakes parliamentary debate on Brexit plan

UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May to face gruelling Brexit battle this week

Labour's Cat Smith, for Lancaster and Fleetwood, says that despite voting to remain, in the referendum itself, she respects the outcome of that vote - and the view of her constituents.

"I am amazed the Prime Minister would put the people of this country in that position, to tell us she's honouring the results of the referendum".

Asked what his preferred solution to the Brexit question would be, the BBC QT public member responded: "I want to see happen what was put on that ballot form, which was a choice between Remain in the European Union or Leave the EU".

Downing Street said there was not a full Cabinet meeting and "nothing to get excited about".

Concerns about the backstop are a key driver of opposition to the deal among both May's own Conservative lawmakers and the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which props up her minority government.

Sir Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 committee of Tory MPs, said most people wanted to "see this process moving forward".

Yesterday's amendment vote came immediately after MPs voted to find the Government in contempt of Parliament over its failure to publish its full legal advice on the Brexit deal. In a report published today the MPs accused ministers of complacency.

In the advice, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox warns that the Northern Ireland "backstop" could last "indefinitely until a superseding agreement took its place". I will support Theresa May as Prime Minister but I am seeking reassurances and expect the deal to change.

"It's clear that there are those in the House of Commons who want to frustrate Brexit. and overturn the vote of the British people and that's not right".

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During the walk, Cox talked to his daughter about how her actions were the reason she was walking. In the video , Cox said, "Let me be clear: Bullying is unacceptable, especially in my household".

Before the prime minister appeared at the despatch box, her government had gone down to defeat for the third time in an hour. The House of Commons leader, Andrea Leadsom, also told parliament the vote would go ahead on December 11.

Within moments, Sir Keir Starmer, shadow Brexit secretary, took to Twitter, arguing the advice revealed "central weaknesses" in the United Kingdom government's Brexit deal.

The government has said there is no deal on the table that did not involve signing up to the backstop - but that it is only a last resort.

"The prime minister can't keep pushing Parliament away or avoiding responsible scrutiny".

But she told the BBC there could be no deal with the European Union without it.

Under the arrangements, "for regulatory purposes, GB is essentially treated as a third country by NI for goods passing from GB into NI", he said.

"Despite statements in the Protocol that it is not meant to be permanent and the clear intention of the parties that it should be replaced by alternative, permanent arrangements, in worldwide law the Protocol would endure indefinitely until a superseding agreement took its place", the advice said. She looks set to lose that vote.

Asked to unpick May's impossible dilemma, whereby the public have backed Brexit but MPs remain divided, Blair concluded: "Honestly, this is the moment to realise that you have to work out whether it is possible to reach a compromise among the MPs and if it isn't you exclude the impossible, go back to the improbable".

She said it would not be in the "national interest" to block the Withdrawal Agreement, adding: "The only certainty would be uncertainty".

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