British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a last-ditch effort to win over the House of Commons to get her Brexit deal passed.
May will make her final appeal in a speech she is due to deliver on Monday at a factory in Stoke-on-Trent in central England, where the majority of people voted to leave the European Union (EU).
“I ask MPs to consider the consequences of their actions on the faith of the British people in our democracy,” she will say in her speech.
“What if we found ourselves in a situation where parliament tried to take the UK out of the EU in opposition to a remain vote? People’s faith in the democratic process and their politicians would suffer catastrophic harm. We all have a duty to implement the result of the referendum.”
However, with less than 48 hours left before the vote starts, there are not great hopes for changes of opinion in the House of Commons.
“I don’t think the defeat will go into three figures –…