MPs might be granted a vote which they imagine would block a “no deal” Brexit if the negotiations in Brussels fail, underneath a deal struck with Theresa Could.
The prime minister has agreed to the showdown, in February 2019, to avert a threatened revolt by pro-EU Tory rebels after talks as we speak, The Unbiased has discovered.
Full particulars of the modification to be tabled to the EU Withdrawal Invoice might be revealed later, forward of a 5pm deadline for debating it within the Home of Lords on Monday.
Main insurgent Anna Soubry tweeted her delight with the end result, saying: “Dominic Grieve needs to be hailed a hero for what he has achieved for democracy.
“Deal or no deal Parliament could have a significant vote and to be clear there might be no onerous #Brexit when the EU Withdrawal Invoice is handed.”