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>> Passing the Brexit bill was supposed to be simple. A minor speed bump on the road to taking Britain out of the EU.>> So the contents have it.>> But on Monday, NP's all have to debate it once again. After Lords voted to give politicians more power to reject the final terms of any deal.
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Now the government is urging MPs to reject those changes, saying Brexit will happen no matter what.>> What we can't have is either house of Parliament reversing the decision of the British people.>> If that is the case Article 50 could be triggered as soon as Tuesday beginning two years of talks.
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But what if there's no deal after that? According to Parliament's Foreign Affairs Select Committee it is a very real possibility, saying it would be a serious dereliction of duty if the government failed to prepare as such. It warns of a destructive outcome, a gap in regulations. The right of UK citizens in Europe thrown into chaos and a sudden return of the customs border in Ireland.
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Apparently though, there is a plan B.>> But understand, it's a contingency plan. The aim is to get a good outcome and we are confident, I'm confident I get a good outcome.>> Yeah. And one of the reasons we don't talk about the contingency plan too much is we don't want people to think, this is what we're trying to do.
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>> But they may have caused not to have a choice. Britain's plan A at the moment isn't the same as the EU's.