No new divorce deal possible

The government of Prime Minister Theresa May has warned British MPs that it was impossible to negotiate a new divorce deal with the European Union.

On Jan. 15, lawmakers are expected to vote down a deal May struck with the EU in November. This has left the future of Brexit in deep uncertainty and the options the country has range from a disorderly exit to another referendum.

On Tuesday, lawmakers voted to block possible preparations for a no-deal Brexit, dealing May another crushing blow. They voted to curtail the government’s powers to amend laws that would allow smooth taxation after a no-deal Brexit.

Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said in an interview that lawmakers are under a delusion that there would be alternative deals.

“I don’t think the British public are served by fantasies about magical, alternative deals that are somehow going to spring out of cupboard in Brussels.”

“This deal on the table has involved…

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