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>> British MPs will get a chance to vote on the government's Brexit plan. Ministers agreeing to publish some kind of document before triggering the departure process. Prime Minister Theresa May had said she wouldn't offer a running commentary on her plans. Speaking in Bahrain on Tuesday, she was keeping it vague.
>> I want to ensure that we get a red, white, and blue Brexit. That means a Brexit that is rightfully United Kingdom. A Brexit that is the best deal for the UK.>> Reuters UK chief political correspondent, Liz Piper.>> The government has agreed to publish its Brexit plan.
But does that mean anything beyond the catchphrases that Theresa May has been employing since Britain voted in the June referendum to leave the European Union? She has said little more than Brexit means Brexit, that we want to have control over immigration, and we want to have the best possible access to the EU single market.
But will she actually present anything beyond those words, or will she keep her cards close to her chest?>> Many Conservative MPs had planned to vote with the opposition on a motion Wednesday, urging the government to publish a plan. Ministers now trying to turn that to their advantage.
A Conservative amendment to the motion agreeing to publish the plan, but also urging MPs to back the government's timetable for Brexit.>> Several Conservative lawmakers who previously said that they would rebel against the government, have now said they are back on board. There might be a few abstensions, but to be honest I think Teresa May will carry this bill.
>> All this is separate from the legal battle over article 50. The Supreme Court currently deciding whether MPs must vote to approve starting the Brexit process. Whatever the verdict there, MPs have already scored a small victory over the government.