PM Theresa May ‘There’s no deal without a backstop’

Theresa May has said she is exploring what kind of role Britain’s parliament might play in any possible post-Brexit decision on the divisive Irish border issue.

She told the BBC that parliament could decide whether to extend a transition period or apply the backstop arrangement specified in the draft deal agreed with the European Union.

May: ‘There’s no deal without a backstop’

The PM tells Radio 4’s Today programme that the backstop would be part of any deal.

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