UK’s Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected

Media playback is unsupported on your device                  Media caption Theresa May visited Scotland on Wednesday

She declined to entertain questions about what alternative she might offer if the current agreement is rejected on December 11.

Turning her fire on Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, who she has offered to debate with on TV ahead of the crunch Commons vote, Mrs May said: "I've got a plan, I've got a proposal, I've got the deal that I've negotiated".

However, they have reason to be anxious about Brexit: if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the islands' economy - heavily reliant on tariff-free squid exports to EU member Spain - could face a hammer blow.

'I ask every member of parliament to think about delivering on the Brexit vote and doing it in a way that is in the national interest and doing it in a way that is in the interests of their constituents because it protects jobs and livelihoods'.

She said: "Nothing has been settled in terms of when the debate will take place but I think this is an important moment for our country and it is right that we treat it with the seriousness it deserves".

May said if her plan was voted down by parliament the government and businesses would have to make decisions about implementing preparations for no deal.

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Parliament will begin five days of debate on Dec 4, with the final vote due to be held on Dec 11.

"If this deal is rejected in the Commons we are left with, as was already stressed a few weeks ago by Prime Minister May, an alternative: no deal or no Brexit at all". A cross-party group of senior MPs have put forward an amendment to block May's European Union withdrawal deal and to rule out a no-deal Brexit. But Mrs May still wanted to make clear that Britain had not been lulled into a false sense of security and would send forces to the Falklands if need be.

Pro-EU politicians hope rejection of the deal will pave the way for a second referendum.

Labour Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said it's "inevitable" that Labour will bring a motion of no-confidence in the government if Parliament rejects the Brexit agreement.

"To fully debate only the Prime Minister's view and that of the leader of the Opposition - views which have been televised repeatedly in recent weeks, and which are simply different versions of Brexit, whilst positioning other options on the side of the debate, would be to prevent the public benefiting from a full understanding of the options and potential outcomes facing the United Kingdom as a whole and as a result would be a severe dereliction of your public duty".

'The prime minister has been changing the public mood, if you look at what's been happening in polling there's clearly a shift there, ' Fox said.

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In the meantime, May will push the case for reform of the World Trade Organization at the G20 summit of industrialised nations on Friday and Saturday, including increasing transparency, updating dispute settlement processes and promoting trade in services and digital alongside goods.

He told reporters: "The European Union has just agreed an orderly divorce with the United Kingdom".

British Prime Minister Theresa May landed in Buenos Aires Thursday evening for the G20 Leaders Summit, in the process becoming the first United Kingdom leader to set foot in Buenos Aires, some 36 years after the South Atlantic War.

The meeting serves to underline improved relations between Britain and Argentina, which have entered a new era under President Mauricio Macri's leadership.

Argentina's then-ruling military junta invaded on April 2, 1982, but surrendered on June 14 to a British taskforce after a brief but intense and bloody war.

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