West Oxfordshire MP resigns from government over Brexit plan

Boris Johnson may be forgotten but not gone but there is hope for the future in Theresa May’s White Paper

On two of Monday's votes her majority was cut to three, suggesting that the leader will struggle to get Brexit legislation through a deeply divided parliament, which could possibly threaten the approval of any Brexit deal with the EU.

"I would have preferred to have seen Mrs May adopt the bull in the china shop approach of Donald Trump, which appears to be much more effective".

But despite the rebels' rejection of this overture, Mrs May emerged triumphant by a margin of just six votes, as the Commons rejected the key amendment by 307-301.

"It is becoming more obvious by the day that May is finding it increasingly hard to gain a majority in Parliament for "her" Brexit plan", Commerzbank analysts said in a note.

The Prime Minister was saved from a humiliating reverse by the votes of four Labour Brexiteers - and one now sitting as an independent - who backed the Government in the crucial division.

In addition to the Brexit aspect of the trip, Mrs May will meet the region's political parties.

Furious Remainers rebelled to back an amendment to force the Prime Minister to try to keep the United Kingdom in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

The prime minister's office defended the government's decision, saying that it was still consistent with the previous government policy.

Another hard-Brexit amendment-to ensure the United Kingdom would not be part of the EU's Value-Added Tax regime post-Brexit-was backed by 303 to 300, with a Tory rebellion of 11.

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If a Brexit deal is blocked in Parliament, May's options would be limited, since she does not want Britain to leave the European Union without a deal, with all of the economic damage that would entail.

The UK government has voted on, and passed, an amendment bill to the latest Brexit strategy proposed by Prime Minister Theresa May, and the details of the amendment may make it harder for the UK to negotiate an easy split from the EU.

The entire trade bill passed by 31 votes and now moves to the House of Lords for further scrutiny before returning to the Commons for a final vote.

During the Brexit referendum campaign, President Barack Obama visited the United Kingdom and threatened that, in the event of a Leave vote, Britain would "go to the back of the queue" in terms of securing a trade deal with the US.

Two top pro-Brexit ministers, Boris Johnson and David Davis, quit in protest last week, while a string of junior walkouts have followed suit, including two more officials on Monday.

"On the other hand, if they remain as intransigent as they have been, then there is a likelihood we will finish up with no deal".

John McDonnell tweeted: "Government's plan to close Parliament on Thursday and send MPs home early for summer is because Theresa May is fearful of Tory MPs hanging around plotting against her".

In response to that, Mr Jones urged the other 27 European Union member states to "show an element of flexibility to avoid the catastrophic "no deal" scenario". "As the Prime Minister said, no deal is better than a bad deal".

On Monday night, 14 Tories who want to stay close to the European Union voted against the government.

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