If the deal is defeated, the prime minister is obliged under British law to ask EU leaders to postpone Brexit for the third time.
Britain clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, but still faced a challenge in getting it approved by parliament.
Johnson urged Brussels to compromise but warned that if it did not then Britain would leave the EU without a deal on Oct. 31.
“We will be ready to come out on Oct. 31 - deal or no deal,” Johnson told reporters in Truro, southwest England.
“In politics, sometimes you get a second chance. It is what you do with this second chance that counts"
Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Thursday to tell European Union leaders they must accept legally binding changes to the Irish border arrangements of Britain’s divorce deal or face the prospect of a disorderly no-deal Brexit.
Lawmakers rejected a proposal to give parliament a path to prevent a potentially chaotic ‘no-deal’ exit by making May ask Brussels for a delay
LONDON: An attempt by British lawmakers to prevent a no-deal Brexit was gaining momentum on Wednesday after the opposition Labour Party said it was highly likely to throw its parliamentary weight behind the bid. The United Kingdom, in the deepest political crisis since World War Two, is due according to law to leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29 yet it has no approved deal on how the divorce will take place. Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to break the deadlock after last week’s crushing defeat of…
LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that Britain would be in uncharted territory if her Brexit deal is rejected by parliament later this month, despite little sign that she has won over skeptical lawmakers. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but May’s inability so far to get her deal for a managed exit through parliament has alarmed business leaders and investors who fear the country is heading for a damaging no-deal Brexit. May said the vote in parliament would be around Jan. 15, as…
LONDON: British trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday talks with the European Union to secure “assurances” for parliament on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal will take time, with a decision expected in the New Year. “The prime minister is giving an update tomorrow, she will be talking to the cabinet on Tuesday, it is very clear that the EU understand what the problem is,” he told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show. "And it’s a question now, without unpicking the whole of the withdrawal agreement, can we find a mechanism…