14 Jun 2018

Government – rebel peace talks break down

Political Editor

Using words like “bad faith” and “betrayal”, pro-Remain Tory MPs have accused the Government of ripping up an agreement they had made with Theresa May earlier this week. The row is over what role Parliament should have if the Brexit negotiations look like failing. The rebels MPs say that a compromise amendment, published by the Government this afternoon, doesn’t give MPs enough of a say. The Government say Parliament mustn’t bind their hands.