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Factbox – Deal, no deal or delay: How will UK parliament decide on Brexit?

LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers will this week decide how and when Britain should leave the European Union in a series of votes that could determine the country’s prosperity for decades to come. FILE PHOTO: British and EU flags flutter outside the Houses of Parliament during a pro-Brexit and anti-Brexit demonstration, ahead of a vote on…

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UK faces ‘total uncertainty’ if Brexit deal rejected – health minister

FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Britain faces “total uncertainty” if lawmakers reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, adding that he did not think a defeat was…

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Labour should support staying in EU if there is second Brexit referendum – Starmer

FILE PHOTO: Keir Starmer, Labour Party’s Shadow Secretary of State for Departing the European Union, is seen during Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on Brexit in Wakefield, Britain, January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Phil NobleLONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party should support staying in the European Union if there is a second referendum on the topic, the Party’s…

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Brexit: SNP to ask for indyref powers over Brexit

Image caption SNP Westminster spokesman Ian Blackford MP spoke to BBC’s Sunday Politics Scotland The SNP will ask for the power to hold an independence referendum if the UK leaves the EU.The party’s Westminster spokesman Ian Blackford MP told BBC’s Sunday Politics Scotland the party would put forward an amendment this week asking for the…

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Brexit: Minister rejects ‘May should quit’ reports

Image copyright AFP Theresa May offering to resign as prime minister would not help get her Brexit deal through Parliament, a cabinet minister has said.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said there was an “incredible” amount of respect for the PM in the country.But Tory MP Nicky Morgan warned her position would become “very difficult” if her…

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‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bombardier, Norbrook pharmaceuticals and Graham construction group signed the letter Some of NI’s largest businesses have written to MPs urging them not to let the UK leave the EU without a deal.They say that no-deal would “result in significant damage to our export markets, supply chains, consumer spending power and…