Britain's May will seek further assurances from EU on Brexit backstop

Britain's May will seek further assurances from EU on Brexit backstopPrime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would do all she could to secure further assurances from the European Union on the so-called backstop arrangement in the Brexit deal that has angered so many across parliament. Announcing that she would delay a vote on her agreement with the EU she looked set to lose, May told lawmakers if they wanted an alternative arrangement with the bloc, they must be honest about the downsides of the other options – a second referendum, continued single market membership and a no deal Brexit.



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