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No-deal Brexit plan kicks in if EU agreement rejected: May warns
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No-deal Brexit plan kicks in if EU agreement rejected: May warns

    Theresa May today warned no-deal Brexit plan will have to be triggered if her agreement with the EU is rejected by MPs. The PM said the timetable for the UK leaving the bloc meant practical steps would have to be taken if she loses the crunch vote on December 11. She also pleaded with Tory Eurosceptics to focus on securing Brexit, saying killing off the controversial package could help those who want to frustrate the process altogether. The appeal came as she gave evidence to the powerful Liaison Committee with less than a fortnight to go before a titanic Commons showdown on her plan and Mrs May seemingly on course for disastrous defeat. Amid bruising clashes with the panel, the premier urged MPs to 'focus on the choice that lies in front of them', insisting her s...