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Third meaningful vote may be postponed if there is insufficient support

Theresa May told MPs in a letter last night that she may postpone a third vote on her Brexit deal until after next week if there is insufficient support to see it passed.

"I am on your side" May tells British public

Theresa May confirmed she will ask for a three month extension to Article 50 in a podium speech last night.

PMQs summary (Wed 20th Mar, 2019)

Today's PMQs saw a battle of words over Theresa May's attempt to extend the deadline for Article 50.

MPs vote to extend Article 50

MPs voted by 412 to 202 for the UK to seek an extension to Article 50 last night.

May's Brexit deal defeated by 391 to 242

Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement has been defeated in the House of Commons this evening. Despite Attorney General Geoffrey Cox securing some clarification on how the UK could exit the backstop, the government was defeated by a margin of 391 to 242.

Boris: Backstop will leave EU as our "colonial masters"

Boris Johnson called on the government to oppose attempts to remove no-deal as an option or extend Article 50 in his Telegraph column yesterday.

May's last chance to overcome Brexit deadlock

Downing Street reports that a deadlock is still in place as MPs due to vote tomorrow on Theresa May’s deal. This comes after the prime minister spoke last night with the European Commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker.

May tells EU "we may never leave" if deal fails

A second Brexit referendum has been conceded as a real possibility by Prime Minister Theresa May today, as she urged EU leaders to allow her "one more push". If they fail to grant her this, she added, "[Britain] may never leave [the EU] at all."

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