Brexit deadlock continues after British MPs reject four alternative proposals
Apr 10, 2019, 01:28
With no majority yet in the House of Commons for any of the Brexit options, there was speculation that an election could be called, though such a vote would be unpredictable and it is unclear who would lead the Conservatives into it. Under Parliament's rules, the speaker of the House has tie-breaking power.
Sterling fell nearly 1 percent to $1.3048, after the vote results were read out by the speaker, John Bercow, to stand around 0.5 percent lower on the day. He said that was in keeping with the principle that "it is not for the chair to create a majority that otherwise doesn't exist".
Mr Corbyn said he would meet Mrs May to agree on a plan to ensure "certainty and security" for the future.
Theresa May should talk to Jeremy Corbyn about Brexit, MPs should be doing everything they possibly can to break the impasse and, most of all, everyone should listen to the experts about the very real dangers of a no-deal Brexit in just over a week's time. Even more ministers are likely to resign over the issue. Government and Labour teams planned more detailed discussions Thursday.
A No 10 spokesman said that both parties showed "flexibility" and "a commitment to bring the... uncertainty to a close". "I have done everything I can to find a compromise".
Meanwhile, a senior Polish MEP, Danuta Maria Hübner, who sits on the European parliament's Brexit steering committee, told BBC Radio 4 that she feared it would be a "political effort to convince 27 member states to continue with this process of extension".
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier says that Britain's disorderly exit from the European Union without a deal is becoming more likely by the day after the United Kingdom parliament again rejected alternatives to the government's unpopular divorce deal.
Economists and business leaders warn that a no-deal Brexit would cause huge disruption to trade and travel, with tariffs and customs checks causing gridlock at British ports and possible shortages of goods. May is said to be aiming to compile a new draft Brexit option, and if it passes the House of Commons, to ask the European Union for another Brexit delay. The bill will have to be approved by the House of Lords in order to become law.
"We can still hope to avoid it" if the intensive work in London produces a breakthrough before an April 10 European Union summit.
The EU is not compelled to agree.
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French President Emmanuel Macron, one of the leaders most resistant to a further Brexit extension, has warned that the bloc can't be held "hostage" to Britain's crisis.
And Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, also said that a no-deal at midnight on April 12 is now a likelier scenario.
Carney claimed that a no-deal Brexit is a "possibility, and it is the default option", despite that the European Union, British government and Parliament are all against no-deal.
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