UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says Prime Minister Theresa May is slated to suffer a “humiliating defeat” in Parliament once her deal to take the country out of the European Union (EU) comes up for a crucial vote later on Tuesday.
Speaking in the House of Commons on the eve of the momentous vote, Corbyn said May’s deal was a product of her “shambolic negotiations” with the EU over the past two years.
“And now she is left facing a humiliating defeat, and is blaming everybody but herself,” the chief opposition leader said.
Corbyn said since May had refused to consult lawmakers before striking the deal, there was “no greater example of democracy in action” than for the Commons to vote down her Brexit deal.
He said May should take the blame for the deal’s failure if it gets rejected.
“If this deal is rejected tomorrow—and I hope it is—the blame will lie firmly with the government and firmly at the feet of the prime…