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MPs may vote against Theresa May's deal, says former Brexit Secretary

Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019

IANS  |  London 

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Britain's former Secretary David Davis on Thursday said that members of Parliament will probably vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's deal.

Davis, who quit the Cabinet earlier this year over the plan proposed by May, said he believed the defeat in the House of Commons would bring about an even better deal between his country and the EU, Xinhua agency reported.

Davis told local media that Britain had hundreds of plans ready in case the country leaves the EU without any agreed

The former secretary believed that there could be "some hiccups", but Britain was "a big country" that can look after itself.

Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019.

Although 95 per cent of a is said to be agreed, Britain and the EU have yet to agree on how to guarantee that there will be no return to a visible border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the future.


First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 20:06 IST