Theresa May’s cabinet is prepared to increase its financial offer to the EU in an attempt to break the deadlock in Brexit talks but will make clear that any figure is contingent on the final deal, including the shape of a future trading arrangement.
Theresa May faces a devastating Commons defeat over Brexit within weeks if she continues to deny parliament a meaningful vote on the final deal with the EU, Tory and Labour MPs have warned.
The government seems likely to be forced to release unredacted versions of dozens of documents assessing the impact of Brexit on the economy after a Labour motion was passed unanimously in the Commons.
Keir Starmer has accused the government of being in a “mess” over Brexit, after David Davis was forced to come to the House of Commons and repeat the government’s pledge that MPs will be given a “meaningful” vote on the final deal.
The shadow foreign secretary has been loyal to Jeremy Corbyn from the start and was rewarded with a series of senior jobs where she has excelled in the House of Commons.
A new Survation poll, conducted for the Mail on Sunday, puts Labour ahead of the government by five points.
Labour’s Keir Starmer has warned Theresa May the government will face a parliamentary battle on the first Commons vote on controversial Brexit legislation unless she answers concerns about accountability.
The latest YouGov/Times poll puts the Conservatives and Labour just one percentage point apart.
Britain’s talks on leaving the European Union will resume on Monday amid a deepening standoff over the UK’s financial obligations.
Jeremy Corbyn and Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, are facing a backlash from senior MPs in Labour’s traditional heartlands after announcing a dramatic shift in party policy to back continued membership of the EU single market beyond March 2019.