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Give me more time to get Brexit deal: Theresa May urges UK lawmakers


LONDON: With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to present Prime Minister Theresa May extra time to transform her divorce maintain the European Union.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to go judgment on May's Brexit plan "no later than Feb 27."

The promise is a bid to avert a showdown on Thursday, when Parliament is about to debate and vote on subsequent strikes within the Brexit process. Some lawmakers need to try to grab keep an eye on and steer the country toward a softer exit from the bloc.

Britain is because of leave the EU on March 29, but Parliament has rejected May's divorce invoice, leaving the high minister to hunt adjustments from the EU. The UK's bid for last-minute adjustments has exasperated EU leaders, who insist the legally binding withdrawal settlement cannot be changed.

The impasse dangers a chaotic "no deal" departure for Britain, which might be painful for companies and unusual people on all sides of the Channel.


British companies fear a no-deal Brexit will reason gridlock at ports by means of ripping up the business rulebook and implementing price lists, customs checks and other barriers between the UK and the EU, its biggest buying and selling partner.


Austrian overseas minister Karin Kneissl instructed the BBC that a "disorderly exit" was now the perhaps possibility.


Opponents of the government accuse May of intentionally losing time so that Parliament will face a last-minute selection between her deal and no deal.


Carolyn Fairbairn of industrial crew the Confederation of British Industry said failure to secure a deal in excellent time was "negligence on behalf of our political institutions and leaders."


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