The Newest: UK lawmakers seek to prevent no-deal Brexit

The Newest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

Ford’s European leader states that in the event the United Kingdom can’t work out a deal about the best way best to leave the European Union while guaranteeing”frictionless exchange” then the company”will need to consider seriously the long term future of their investments in the country.”

Ford of Europe Chairman Steven Armstrong was talking in the Netherlands Tuesday, the day following lawmakers voted down a series of alternatives with the EU to the Brexit deal of Prime Minister Theresa May.

Armstrong told The Associated Press that”a no-deal Brexit are a disaster for the automotive sector in the U.K. and inside that, needless to say, I rely Ford Motor Company.”


1:40 p.m.

A group of British lawmakers is intending to attempt and pass a legislation to ensure the country doesn’t crash from the European Union with no divorce agreement.

The EU has given Britain until April 12 to come up with a Brexit strategy or abandon the bloc. U.K. lawmakers have rejected the government’s withdrawal agreement and a range of alternatives.

That leaves the nation facing a disruptive no-deal Brexit at 10 days.

Parliament has been set to consider this week legislation which will require Prime Minister Theresa May to seek to expand the Brexit procedure preventing a departure.

Labour legislator Yvette Cooper, one of the bill’s sponsors,” states”we are presently in a very dangerous situation having a serious and increasing risk of no-deal at 10 days’ time.”

She says that”when the government won’t act urgently,” then Parliament must step in.


9:35 a.m.

British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to get a marathon session with her Cabinet since the government tries to find a means following all choices were refused by lawmakers for her Union withdrawal agreement.

The Cabinet is scheduled to meet five hours Tuesday amid forecasts for compromise to prevent a leave in only 10 days.

The government is currently pushing to get a fourth vote on May’s bargain, together with Education Secretary Damian Hinds stating the agreement represents a compromise involving all sides in the Brexit debate.

Hinds informs the BBC that the bargain”is a great balance, and I hope colleagues could get behind it.”

Four alternatives were rejected by parliament on Monday, with proposals for a customs union.


8:40 a.m.

Regardless of the downbeat evaluation, Barnier did say that”we could still aspire to prevent it” through intensive job in London ahead of an April 10 summit. A Brexit may come after that.

Regardless of the problems of a chaotic exit,”that the EU is going to have the ability to manage,” Barnier said, even though he warned that”not everything would be smooth.”

Exit without a deal would impact travel and trade overnight, with tests on borders and new regulations on dealings between the 27 EU states and Britain.