May faces more Brexit woes after UK minister quits

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"That this deal sets a path for the United Kingdom to a brighter future has been affirmed by the discussions I've had on trade over the past two days with friends and partners making clear that they are keen to sign and implement ambitious free trade agreements as soon as possible".

The PM said a defeat in the Commons in would mean "there will be decisions to be taken by Government and by business in relation to the practical preparations they would be looking to make for no-deal".

Campaigners from Another Europe is Possible and the Labor Campaign for Free Movement took part in a protest against Theresa May's Brexit deal.

Mrs May said she was ready to use the G20 summit to correct suggestions by U.S. president Donald Trump - who is also in Buenos Aires - that her deal would leave the United Kingdom unable to forge a trade agreement with America.

Mr Tusk said in Buenos Aires Friday morning: "Many leaders will certainly have questions about Brexit, therefore let me say this".

With scores of backbench Conservatives threatening to rebel in the historic "meaningful vote", Mrs May might have to rely on Labour votes and abstentions to save her Brexit deal.

The proposed format, as we understand it, would not give suitable representation to the devolved governments or parliaments, where distinct views on Brexit are held; to the position of Scotland and Northern Ireland, both of whom voted remain; or to the SNP, which is the third largest party within the House of Commons, the governing party of Scotland and the second largest political party by membership in the UK. "And we will be relying on the good faith of the European Union to deliver the bespoke deal we have been led to expect".

DUP leader Arlene Foster and party deputy leader Nigel Dodds
DUP leader Arlene Foster and party deputy leader Nigel Dodds

"I think every MP needs to consider the importance of delivering on the Brexit vote together with the importance of doing that in a way that is good for their constituents, that protects their constituents' jobs and their livelihoods for the future".

Dr Fox was reported to be among a group of five Cabinet ministers seeking to tweak Mrs May's Withdrawal Agreement before MPs vote on December 11. May's office says she hasn't sought a bilateral meeting with him.

"I'm very happy to tell President Trump and others that we will have an independent trade policy, because we will have an independent trade policy, we will be able to do trade deals", she said.

Dr Fox said that reactions to Whitehall analysis showing that withdrawing from the European Union without an agreement would have severe economic consequences had been "overblown".

The motion will be signed by the pro-independence Scottish National Party and Scottish Greens and the anti-independence Labour and Liberal Democrats.

It also comes as the Conservatives and Labour, divided over Brexit, also find themselves unable to come to an agreement over the hotly anticipated televised debate on Brexit.

But hinting at potential further resignations from Mrs May's top team over Brexit, he added: "Members of the Cabinet who don't vote for the deal won't be members of the Cabinet".

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