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09 December 2018

The Telegraph: Theresa May's 'plan B' could see second referendum that does not include option to remain in EU

A radical plan for a second referendum that does not include the option to remain in the EU is being discussed as a possible “plan B” for Theresa May if she cannot get her Brexit deal through the Commons.

Some May loyalists believe that a second referendum might be the “least worst” of several grim alternatives facing her if MPs block the deal on Tuesday or in a postponed vote.

David Lidington, her de facto deputy, Business Secretary Greg Clark and Justice Secretary David Gauke are among those who believe a second referendum is increasingly likely.

Mrs May could not, however, risk calling a referendum that could end up stopping Brexit altogether [...]

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