Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she had to reach out to Labor in a bid to deliver Brexit or risk letting it “through our fingers”
In a statement on Saturday night, Mrs May said there was a ” strong choice “of either leaving the European Union with a deal or not leaving at all.
Some Conservatives have criticized here for seeking Labs rejected here Brexit plan three times.
Three days of talks between the parties ended without agreement on Friday
In the statement, Mrs May said that after doing “everything in my power” to persuade her own party ̵
1; and their backers in Northern Ireland’s DUP – to approve the deal she agreed with the EU last year, she “had to take a new approach”.
“We have a choice but to reach out over the House of Commons,” the prime minister said.
“The referendum was not considered along party lines and people I speak to on the doorstep tell me they expect their politicians to wo rk together when the national interest demands it. “
Getting a majority of MPs to back a Brexit deal is the only way for the UK to leave the EU, Mrs May said.
” The longer this takes, the greater The risk of the UK never leaving at all.
“It would mean letting the British people vote for slip through our fingers. I will not stand for that. “