British Prime Minister Theresa May is deliberately withholding an important legal opinion on her European Union withdrawal agreement to increase the chances of the deal’s approval in Parliament, a political analyst says.
Rodney Shakespeare, an author and academic from London, told Press TV in an interview on Sunday that the legal advice by attorney general Geoffrey Cox is believed to contain some stark warnings about the negative impacts of May’s Brexit deal on Britain’s sovereignty in future.
“The government is deliberately withholding some very important legal advice. It is rumored that the legal advice says that under the government’s Brexit proposal, the UK could be locked into the EU for ever more,” said Shakespeare.
The expert said members of parliament are now considering a procedure to accuse the prime minister of contempt of parliament if she refuses to publish the legal advice in the days remaining until the…