MAY HITS BACK: It’s THIS deal or NO deal – PM demands Brexit backing | Politics | News – UK

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Speaking in the House of Commons, Ms May said that a responsible government must prepare for a range of outcomes, including leaving the European Union without a deal.

Ms May said: “If the EU continues on this course it could seriously lead to a no deal. And this would ikely be a disorderly no deal because without an agreement on our future relationship I cannot see how this parliament would agree a withdrawal agreement with Northern Ireland protocol and financial commitments.

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“A responsible government must prepare for a range of outcomes including no deal and given the short period remaining before conclusion of negotiations the cabinet agreed these preparations would be stepped up.

“But we must recognise such a disorderly no deal would have profound consequences for both the UK and EU and the UK deserves better.

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“So the cabinet agrees we need to present a new approach evolving the position that I set out in my Mansion House speech.”

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