UK braces for make or break Brexit week

Hindustan Times (Delhi) - - FRONT PAGE - Pra­sun Son­walkar pra­sun.son­[email protected]­dus­tan­

LON­DON : It used to be said that a week is a long time in pol­i­tics, but the next two days alone are likely to throw up rare sce­nar­ios: the Theresa May gov­ern­ment los­ing the key vote on the EU with­drawal agree­ment on Tues­day and Labour tabling a no-con­fi­dence mo­tion soon after.

Lead­ing lights in the

Brexit de­bate took to the news me­dia on Sun­day to reit­er­ate their po­si­tions. May in­sisted in a col­umn that fail­ure to de­liver Brexit would amount to “a cat­a­strophic and un­for­giv­able trust in our democ­racy”, urg­ing sup­port for the agree­ment. For­mer prime min­is­ter John Ma­jor wrote that re­vok­ing Ar­ti­cle 50 (of the Lis­bon Treaty that deals with an EU mem­ber-state leav­ing the group) is the “only sen­si­ble” course.

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