Backstop is uncomfortable necessity, says May adviser as legal papers are released

The British government will publish the full legal advice on Brexit tomorrow

The British government will publish the full legal advice on Brexit tomorrow

She said the next nine days were an important time for the country, ahead of a December 11 vote in parliament on her deal. The big season finale of the Game of Votes.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May faces yet another grueling battle this week as members of Parliament sink their teeth into her Brexit deal ahead of a crucial vote.

The government says that if May's deal is voted down there is a risk Britain will exit the European Union with no agreement at all, with serious potential economic consequences. "If Theresa May fails to secure a majority on 11 December, the game opens up with a wide range of adverse outcomes".

It would also overshadow the first day of the five-day debate on the Brexit deal, which May intends to lead in her increasingly fraught attempt to get the deal endorsed by parliament.

Opposition leader Mr Corbyn last week complained on This Morning that the BBC's proposal would clash with jungle-based reality show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

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The position statement released on Monday afternoon also said Britain faced paying extra money to the European Union if the implementation period after the United Kingdom leaves in March has to be extended.

"We've got a wish-list of aspirations that we intend to negotiate with the European Union (after) we've lost our voice, our veto and our vote", he told Sky News.

She will tell them that following meetings with a number of world leaders at the G20 meeting in Argentina, she believes the United Kingdom will be ready to strike ambitious trade deals post-Brexit.

Addressing parliament on Tuesday, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox claimed publishing the full extent of legal advice received by the government over the deal was "not in the public interest", however.

MPs from all parties have called for the complete text to be released, and passed a binding vote last month.

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The prime minister was back in parliament again on Monday - her fourth appearance in six days - to update MPs on her 28,000 mile round trip to the G20 summit in Argentina.

If the Commons decides it would potentially amount to a proxy vote on Theresa May's final Brexit deal.

"Because this is, as I say, it's an important moment in our history".

"And to deliver on that vote, we need to deliver a Brexit that respects the decision of the British people".

The government's top law officer angered Conservative Brexiteers and opposition MPs from all parties as he presented the government's legal position on the Irish border backstop, admitting the United Kingdom could be kept under European Union trading rules indefinitely with possibility to leave unilaterally.

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Appealing to dozens of his Conservative colleagues set to vote against the deal, Mr Cox said: "I make no bones about it - I would have preferred to have seen a unilateral right of termination in this backstop".

Environment secretary Gove, said on Sunday that a second referendum "would undermine our democracy", and predicted that if it were held, people would vote to leave "in even greater numbers".

He said: "It is an uncomfortable position for both sides and the reality ... is that there is not a withdrawal agreement without a backstop".

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