Brexit News - Live: Theresa May could face an embarrassing defeat in the Commons as conservative rebels prepare to vote against Prime Minister

There is a Can faces the prospect of a new Brexit rebellion on the part of conservative Conservative MPs in a key vote in the House of Commons on the Prime Minister's withdrawal position vis-à-vis the European Union.

While MEPs vote again on Brexit options on Thursday, Eurosceptic conservatives are threatening to oppose the government's motion.

Conservative critics insist that the motion does mean that the Prime Minister is abandoning a no-go option.

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The latest confrontation came as European Council President Donald Tusk expressed his frustration at the lack of progress in London.

He tweeted: "No news is not always good news.The EU27 is still waiting for concrete and realistic London proposals on how to break the Brexit deadlock."

And Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told the Financial Times the Netherlands is already taking advantage of the relocation activities of a "weakened" Britain.

In order to keep the lines open with European leaders, Mrs Can He spoke with French Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday night.

But it faces an immediate threat in the House of Commons, as the Tory Brexiteers have expressed concern over the basis of part of the government's motion.

Many people support the fact that he reiterates his support for the directive adopted on 29 January, when members supported an amendment authorizing Ms Can return to Brussels to renegotiate controversial Irish support.

However, members of the European Backbench Research Group (ERG) say that it effectively approves another amendment approved by MEPs that day, which excludes any deal, but does not bind the government.

Although Ms. Can should be able to overcome a defeat on the government motion, such a result would be embarrassing as it seeks to get the EU to accept the changes regarding the withdrawal proposals.


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