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مشاهدة النسخة كاملة : PMQs: May revives claim that voting down deal could scupper Brexit - Politics live


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11-21-2018, 04:40 PM
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs

12.18pm GMT

Corbyn says May’s government got us into this mess. May knows full well that, with a European parliament not in place until the summer, the negotiations for a future trade deal will have less than a year. May says no PM would agree a customs border down the Irish Sea. But the backstop would create that.

May says Corbyn is wrong. The EU originally argued for a Northern Ireland only customs territory. But the EU gave way. It is even clearer that Corbyn does not know what is in the agreement. Never mind a second referendum; Corbyn hasn’t got a first clue.

12.14pm GMT

Corbyn says the new Brexit secretary is not going to Brussels. Is the post now just ceremonial?

He asks how much it would cost the UK to prolong the transition.

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