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Focus has once again swung back onto Brexit as UK Prime Minister Theresa May set out her new Brexit deal in parliament yesterday.
The embattled PM, who has been defeated on Brexit three times already, took MPs by surprise. May announced that she will give them the option to vote on whether or not to hold a second referendum to confirm the deal.
Summary of The New Deal
May outlined the ten points of her new Brexit plan. The plan will be put to a parliamentary vote in early June and is outlined as follows:
1 – Government will seek to conclude alternative arrangements to replace the backstop by December 2020, so that it never needs to be used.
2 – A commitment that, should the backstop come into force, the government will ensure that Great Britain will stay aligned with Northern Ireland.
3 – The negotiating objectives and final treaties for our future relationship with the EU w...
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