Bill implementing Brexit deal to be introduced in early June

Bill implementing Brexit deal to be introduced in early June

Mrs May was said to have made clear to the Labour leader that she wanted to bring cross-party discussions to a conclusion and "deliver on the referendum result".

Senior ministers agreed at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, however, to press ahead with the talks, May's spokesman said.

British Prime Minister Theresa May will introduce a bill in the first week of June to implement Brexit, the government has announced.

The vote is timed to take place before lawmakers take off for summer recess.

She also held face-to-face talks with Jeremy Corbyn in her Commons office on Tuesday night to warn him that time was running out for him to agree a cross-party Brexit deal.

No date has been set for the summer recess, but Parliament usually rises near the end of July.

The conversations with Labour had been "difficult", the spokesman said, but ministers were "determined to find a way through" the Brexit impasse.

However, she is under pressure from Brexiteers maneuvering against a compromise with Labour - with some Conservatives eyeing her position.

"You would have lost the loyal middle of the Conservative Party, split our party and with likely nothing to show for it", the letter said.

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Several key committee members, including the chair, Sir Graham Brady, and the treasurer, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, have said May should draw up a clear schedule for her departure.

Signatories include potential leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab.

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May met in parliament to discuss Brexit for an hour this evening, as the government confirmed that the withdrawal agreement bill would be brought forward in June.

"Talks this evening between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition were both useful and constructive".

Referring to the prospect of a new Tory leader tearing up any agreement, he added: "Our big problem now is, if we are going to march our troops in Parliament to the top of the hill to vote for a deal and then that's overturned within weeks, I think that would be a cataclysmic act of bad faith".

Ministers are split on whether asking parliament to choose its preferred Brexit, probably based on ranking different options, is a Trojan Horse to deliver what some see as an appalling Brexit in Name Only, a disgraceful abdication of responsibility by government, an impractical and total waste of time or a longshot that is worth exploring given that all other initiatives to secure a departure from the European Union have failed.

May had been keen to table the withdrawal agreement bill before the European elections on 23 May, but the mood of Conservative MPs has been hardening against it, even without any customs union concession.

But it would mean the United Kingdom can not negotiate its own trade deals on goods with other countries around the world, something many Brexit-supporting Tory MPs support.

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