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>> There are some in Westminster who would wish to delay or even stop Brexit and who will use every device available to them to do so.>> Britain's Prime Minister made a desperate last ditch attempt to convince rebel lawmakers to get her divorce deal through Parliament on Monday.
There are less than 48 hours to go until MPs vote on Theresa May's proposal. And in front of a group of factory workers in the leave supporting city of Stoke-on-Trent, May stressed that Britain's exit from the EU is now in peril from politicians seeking to thwart it.>> It's now my judgement that the more likely outcome is a paralysis in Parliament that risks there being no Brexit.
>> May warned lawmakers on Sunday at the failure to deliver Brexit. Prime Ministers said reversing the outcome of the 2016 referendum could lead to a rise in far-right populism. All the signs point to Parliament voting May's deal on Tuesday, and if it's a no, the doors then open to a last-minute deal, a disorderly exit, a new referendum, or even the option of reversing Brexit altogether.
>> What if we found ourselves in a situation where Parliament tried to take the UK out of the EU in opposition to a remain vote? People’s faith in the democratic process and their politicians would suffer catastrophic harm.>> Some possible small comfort for May, the EU's written a letter setting out assurances about the so-called Northern Ireland backstop, the most contentious term of the deal.
It's an insurance policy to prevent the return of border controls between the British province of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, an EU member. While Brussels has repeatedly said that the deal itself cannot be renegotiated, the letter stresses that the backstop is not the EU's preferred solution to avoiding a hard border.
But with May's deal facing opposition from all sides, this letter's unlikely to change the fundamental outcome of the vote and the UK will continue to battle the deepest crisis in British politics for at least half a century.