Varadkar: DUP do not want no-deal Brexit

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Brexit: Second referendum, Article 50 delay, amendments and everything else that could happen tonight

The UK Parliament will hold a number of important votes on the future of the Brexit process in the next few days, which will determine the nature of the future UK-EU relationship.

Last night, MPs voted on a government amended motion ruling out a no deal Brexit.

Most Conservative MPs voted against delaying Brexit, including 7 cabinet members Mrs.

On Thursday, lawmakers voted against holding a second referendum on Brexit, and for seeking an extension for the departure. According to the Washington Post, Corbyn's spokesman states that Prime Minister Theresa May is "recklessly running down the clock" forcing "MPs to choose between her botched deal and a disastrous no-deal".

Lawmakers approved by 412 votes to 202 a motion setting out the option to ask the European Union for a short delay if parliament can agree on a Brexit deal by March 20 - or a longer delay if no deal can be agreed in time.

"We are determined that Brexit should happen in accordance with the referendum result but the only way it can happen which is acceptable to us is if the United Kingdom is treated as one", DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds told The Sunday Telegraph.

The Independent Group's Brexit spokeswoman Anna Soubry said: "This is a betrayal of Labour Party members and voters, Labour MPs, Labour's conference policy and, most importantly, the British public".

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The 10 votes provided by the DUP, which props up the government, are thought to be key to the prime minister securing her deal. The house voted 412 to 202 for the option that postpones Brexit until after 30 June, providing a deal is agreed by 20 March.

But, asked about the possibility of a longer delay, Coveney said: "I think many European Union leaders will be very uncomfortable with a long extension". "Parliament chose to reject that deal and we now have to confront the hard position that decisions taken by parliament have left us in".

In another sign of how Brexit continues to reshape loyalties in Britain's politics, a senior Conservative lawmaker quit his local party on Saturday due to disagreements over Brexit.

"There seems to be two emerging possibilities, one would be the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement by Westminster followed by a short extension into the summer which would allow them time to pass the necessary legislation or potentially a much longer extension of up to two years and the objective of that would be to allow other options to be considered, for example participation in Customs Union".

If not, she'll seek a longer extension, which, she warns, may kill Brexit.

With the outcome on a knife edge, Government sources say the third meaningful vote will come on Tuesday or Wednesday ahead of the European Council summit on Thursday.

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