Theresa May will return to Brussels on Saturday as talks with the EU failed today.
The Prime Minister met with EU leaders today to continue Brexit talks, but failed to reach an agreement.
Mrs May will now be forced to travel to Brussels on Saturday in a last-ditch attempt to resolve remaining issues.
A deal was expected to be signed off this evening. An EU spokesman very good progress” and “work is continuing”.
Theresa May said: “We’ve made further progress and as a result we have given sufficient direction to our negotiators, I hope, for them to resolve the remaining issues and that work will start immediately,”
“I now plan to return for further meetings on Saturday to discuss how we can bring to a conclusion this process and bring it to a conclusion in the interests of all our people.”
Brexit supporting MPs are hoping the Prime Minister secures changes to the Customs Union backstop.
If May fails to achieve this then we could see further resignations and letters of no confidence submitted to the 1922 committee chairman.
According to Sky News: “Sky sources have said German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering not turning up to the EU summit on Sunday – at which Mrs May’s withdrawal agreement will be discussed – because she only wants to rubber stamp a deal.”
Reports suggest that parliament is planning to vote on the Brexit deal (if one is ever agreed) o the 10th December.
A major Brexit protest is planned for the 9th of December.
Angela Merkel has been on record saying that changes to the withdrawal agreement will not happen, smashing the hopes and dreams of Tory MPs who want changes.