Speaking at the headquarters of PricewaterhouseCoopers, May appealed to lawmakers to get behind her deal, offering the prospect of a possible second referendum on the agreement and closer trading arrangements with the EU as incentives. But she has infuriated Brexit-supporting lawmakers, who have described a customs union with the EU as no Brexit at all. "Regrettably, it will probably also boost the Brexit Party vote on Thursday." Finance minister, Philip Hammond, rammed the point home in parliament on Tuesday when he said a no-deal Brexit would leave Britain poorer. "The 2016 Leave campaign was clear that we would leave with a deal," he will say, according to advance extracts.
Source: dna May 21, 2019 16:30 UTC