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"The only way you're going to get on and deliver Brexit is what's called a "no deal" Brexit".

"If we as a new, incoming Labour government were to go to Europe without those red lines we know that we could get a different, better deal and that's what we want to try and achieve".

Even if the House of Commons called for giving the British public the final say on whether they wanted the compromised Brexit deal on offer, an economically ruinous no deal Brexit or to stay in the European Union now that the alternatives are clear, the Prime Minister refused to say if she would "respect the House of Commons".

Mrs May also refused to detail how long she plans to stay on as Tory leader after promising in December that she would quit before the next election.

"Don't' let the search for the flawless become the enemy of the good", May said.

May confirmed that debate would start next week on a "meaningful vote" to take place in the House of Commons around January 14 and 15. Although 23% thought it was a bad idea but a price worth paying to secure a deal, 40% said Britain should reject any deal that included the backstop. The Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, who has been vocal about his opposition to the deal, has said it is "wishful thinking" that time away from parliament over the Christmas holiday could persuade him to change his mind and back the deal.

The Bill, which goes to a vote on Tuesday, gives the Treasury the right to spend money on a no-deal Brexit - but the amendments would block such powers unless Parliament explicitly wants a no-deal or the government asks for the March 29 deadline be extended, the paper reported Cooper as saying.

Labour's shadow global trade secretary said the party wants another election and to renegotiate the deal with Brussels if they are elected to Number Ten.

"We have got people who are promoting a second referendum in order to stop Brexit, and we have got people who want to see their ideal Brexit".

As MPs prepare to return to Westminster with the crunch Commons vote looming on the Withdrawal Agreement thrashed out with Brussels, the Prime Minister said no alternative plan was able to respect the 2016 referendum result, protect jobs and provide certainty to citizens and businesses.

Meanwhile, Mrs May is also seeking a written guarantee from the European Union that a trade deal can be agreed within 12 months of the transition period ending.

Mr Davies told BBC Radio Wales' Sunday Supplement programme that it is "very unlikely" Mrs May will win the vote.

"We'll be looking to table similar safeguards to all government legislation", Ms Cooper added, with the Sunday Times reporting that the plans also have the backing of select committee leaders Hillary Benn, Rachel Reeves, Harriet Harman - all from the Labour Party -Frank Field (formerly of Labour), and Sarah Wollaston (Conservative).

"I think if people have gone back to their constituencies, as I have, and talked to normal people then they will have found an overwhelming sense of "please can we just get on with it", he told Sky News.

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