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British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to quell growing support for a fresh referendum and is expected to say that it “would do irreparable damage to the integrity of our politics,” according to reports.

May will address the House of Commons on Monday and update MPs on her latest talks with EU leaders.

She will also insist that another public vote should not be seen as a solution to the deadlock gripping the Commons, after a senior cabinet minister suggested MPs should be allowed a free vote on the next stage of Brexit.

“Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum,” May is expected to say, according to released text of her speech.

“Another vote which would do irreparable damage to the integrity of our politics, because it would say to millions who trusted in democracy, that our democracy does not deliver,” she will say.

“Another vote which would likely leave us no further forward…

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