The government approves the new Brexit agreement in May


Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet supported his latest plan for Britain to leave the European Union ahead of what should be his last attempt to get parliamentary approval for his Brexit agreement .

May had planned to outline his plan in a speech outside of Downing Street, later, his office said, after legislators in the parliament's elected main house, the Commons, refused his agreement three times.

May agreed with senior members of his conservative party last week to set a timetable to resign as party leader once parliament voted on its draft EU bill. 39; beginning of June.

Writing in the Sunday Times pro-conservative newspaper, he promised a "bold new offer" in his latest Brexit plan.

The surplus chancellor Philip Hammond, who also attended the cabinet meeting, warned his eurosceptic colleagues not to follow Britain's "populist right" by promoting the idea that leaving the EU without an agreement is the only "truly legitimate Brexit".

"Supporting the absence of an agreement is diverting the result of the referendum [2016] on Brexit and knowingly doing so to inflict damage on our economy and on our living standards", said some excerpts from a speech to the Confederation British on Tuesday night.

The BBC and other media quoted him saying he would push for a Brexit deal to "protect jobs, businesses and future prosperity".

"We must be clear: if we do not solve this problem in the coming weeks, there is a real risk that a new prime minister will abandon the search for an agreement and is moving towards the search for a harmful exit without agreement as a matter of politics "said Hammond.

May held six weeks of talks with the main Labor opposition party on a possible compromise to help push the Brexit deal through parliament, but the two sides announced Friday that the talks are over.

May accused the collapse of Labor's failure to find a "common position" on Brexit, in particular its division on the opportunity to support a second referendum on the exit from the EU.

Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn said the talks were weakened by the "growing weakness and instability" of the May government.

Labor's shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, rejected the last May attempt to obtain parliamentary approval for her agreement on Brexit as "political theater".

"It's almost like he's creating his own political version of the latest rites," Thornberry said on BBC Radio 4's Today program.

"He cannot realistically expect to see all this [parliament] without fundamental changes and we will not see fundamental changes, from everything I hear," he said.


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