PressTV-British cabinet at war on Brexit: Report

Reports in the British media suggest key members of Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet are at war on how to handle the aftermaths of a potential no vote in the parliament on government’s European Union withdrawal agreement.

The Sun newspaper said in a report on Saturday that ministers were divided mainly along two lines of policy, namely preparing for a no-deal Brexit, in which Britain leaves the EU on March 29, 2019 without an agreement with the bloc, or planning a new referendum, which would allow Britain to stop Brexit and remain a member of the EU.

The report said work and pension minister Amber Rudd and finance and treasury minister Philip Hammond were promoting the idea of a second Brexit referendum while interior minister Sajid Javid and three other senior cabinet members insisted that the government should work on its plans for a no-deal Brexit.

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