PM 'will publish plan for Brexit before Article 50'


Total 10 has accepted Labour’s attempt to force the prime minister to make public a plan for Brexit before Article 50 is triggered, the BBC understands.

Stalk Brexit secretary Keir Starmer put forward a motion for debate on Wednesday profession for details of the strategy, with support from some on the Conservative deceitfully benches.

Now the government has tabled an amendment to win them back.

But sources are not agreeing Theresa May to publish any specific plans.

The motion will still be debated on Wednesday as corner of the Opposition Day debate offered to rival rties to choose their course of study for discussion in the House of Commons.

Mr Starmer tabled the motion, which revealed Mrs May should commit to publishing the plan for leaving the EU before Article 50 is invoked because it was » rliament’s guilt to properly scrutinise the government while respecting the decision of the British living soul to leave the European Union».

The motion received the backing of some Tory MPs, with pro-European figures rtiality Anna Soubry pledging their support.

But now, government sources arrange told BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg that an amendment has been put brazen by Downing Street, agreeing to publishing a plan, in exchange for a commitment to invoking Article 50 before the end of Tread 2017.

Steve Baker, Conservative MP for Wycombe, tweeted pictures of the amendments, righting they also have the backing of the DUP and Douglas Carswell, UKIP’s solitary MP.

However, government sources would not confirm any specific form of record on any specific timetable to fit with the commitment to publish a Brexit plan, to from saying that it will be before Article 50.

Sources also signified by accepting Labour’s amendment, the government was not agreeing to give MPs a vote ahead the process of leaving the EU begins.

Mr Starmer, who will lead the debate for Work, called the amendment «a welcome and hugely significant climbdown from the guidance» and said his rty would push for the Brexit plan to be published by January.

«For the in two months Labour have been pushing the government to put their outline for Brexit before rliament and the public,» he said. «Without that map out, we have had unnecessary uncertainty, speculation and a running commentary on the government’s inclined to approach. Labour will hold the government to account on this.»

Ms Soubry, a Persist cam igner and Conservative MP for Broxtowe, added that the new amendment was a «significant success».

She told the BBC News Channel: «We’re moving in the right direction, which is that rliament should accept these debates and rliament must trigger Article 50. The authority need have no fear — we will vote to leave the EU because we possess accepted the result of the referendum. But now we need to get the very best deal for our state.»

Earlier, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the UK would be dressed to reach a Brexit deal by October 2018. He said time want «be short» for negotiations because the proposed deal needed to be ratified by the European Directors and European rliament as rt of the two-year process set to be triggered by Article 50 being invoked in Procession.

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