Theresa May has refused to guarantee MPs will get a vote on the final Brexit deal to be thrashed out with the 27 EU leaders. The Prime Minister was repeatedly asked whether the deal would be put to Parliament, as it will to the European Parliament, in her “end of term” appearance in front of the Liaison Committee. The furthest Mrs May would go was to say that Parliament would have “ample opportunity to comment on and discuss the aspects of the arrangements that we are putting in place”. :: As It Happened: MPs may not get vote on Brexit plan Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Sturgeon: Everything about Brexit is difficult When pushed by the chairman of the committee, Andrew Tyrie, to answer yes or no on a final deal vote for MPs, the Prime Minister simply said: “The answer I gave is the answer I gave”. Advertisement She added: “There seems to be this idea that somehow we are not letting Parliament do anything. “We have made statements to Parliament, we are having debates in Parliament, there will be the Great Repeal Bill, there is a whole variety of commitments we have given… Read full this story
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