Leaked plans published by the Times have exposed the fallacy and dishonesty of Theresa May’s claim that her proposed – and dismal – Brexit deal is the last possible agreement with the EU and that if MPs vote it down, the alternatives are a ‘no deal’ hard Brexit or no Brexit at all.
One of the many problems with May’s surrender-pact is that the UK can’t get out of the so-called ‘backstop‘ arrangements for Northern Ireland without the EU’s agreement – which could go on until the end of the century or longer.
But the Times’ Sam Coates obtained leaked plans for a unilateral escape-hatch that Theresa May was afraid to propose to the EU:
The Times expects May, under pressure from Brexiteer Tory MPs, to return to Brussels after the expected failure of her plan to gain approval from MPs, to to try to renegotiate the deal to include the unilateral escape clause.
Parliamentary insiders have told the SKWAWKBOX that May has planned all along to try to agree amendments to the deal when it fails in Parliament and then to try again with a new version.
Now the leaked document and the Times’ information confirm that May’s claim – that the country has a choice between her deal or no-deal/no-Brexit – is something she already knows is untrue.
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