Group of cross-party MPs launch bid to reach compromise Brexit deal

MPs hope to agree plan which PM can get through parliament, possibly by 31 OctoberA cross-party group of MPs has formally launched a campaign to win support in the Commons for Brexit via a managed deal, arguing both a no-deal departure or a...

Group of cross-party MPs launch bid to reach compromise Brexit deal

MPs hope to agree plan which PM can get through parliament, possibly by 31 October

A cross-party group of MPs has formally launched a campaign to win support in the Commons for Brexit via a managed deal, arguing both a no-deal departure or a second referendum would cement political divisions and cause endless uncertainty.

The organisers claim up to 50 MPs so far may back the plan, which would involve using elements of Theresa May’s Brexit proposals as the basis for an agreement which Boris Johnson could steer through parliament, possibly in time for a 31 October departure.

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