It was drama in Westminster last night, ending in a mission for Theresa May to go back to the EU to try to renegotiate an aspect of her Brexit deal.
Within 10 minutes of the vote, the President of the European Council said that the freely and openly negotiated between EU and UK and accepted last November - "is not open for renegotiation". Mission Impossible for Theresa May then.
Meanwhile, a possible compromise came from MPs for a different kind of Brexit settlement - the ’Malthouse Compromise’ – or as we are in ‘mission impossible’ mode - ‘Plan C’. In this posting we look at whether there is any chance that Plan C might be acceptable to the EU.Read More