Jeremy Corbyn sets sights on Downing Street ahead of Brexit vote

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MPs are due to return to Westminster on Monday - a day before they will vote on whether to pass or reject the prime minister's divorce deal with Brussels.

"So my message to Parliament this weekend is simple: It is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country".

Asked what he would want to deliver on Brexit if there was an election and he became prime minister, Corbyn said: "At the very minimum, a customs arrangement with the European Union that gives us a say of what goes on but also avoids the whole issue of the problems of Northern Ireland, which this deal does".

In a significant shift of tone apparently created to win over hardline Brexiteers who have set their faces against Mrs May's deal, Mr Hunt warned that defeat next week would not necessarily provide MPs with the opportunity to choose their preferred version of Brexit.

Her stark warning came as Downing Street said it was "extremely concerned" about a backbench plot to change Commons rules to enable backbench motions to take precedence over Government business if Mrs May's deal falls.

The Sunday Times reported, citing a senior government source, that some of the rebel lawmakers were planning to wrest control of the legislative agenda away from May in order to suspend or delay Brexit.

British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday that exiting the European Union without a deal would be "catastrophic" and he would prefer an agreement is reached than a second referendum held.

It was previously thought only ministers could put a halt to Britain leaving with no deal.

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Major warns that it would be "morally reprehensible" to slip into a no-deal Brexit, saying: "The cost.to our national wellbeing would be heavy and long-lasting".

'The benefits are close to zero.

And three times she declined to say whether she would remain a member of the Government if it opted for a no-deal Brexit. Every single household - rich or poor - would be worse off for many years to come.

London mayor Sadiq Khan suggested May should step down and call a general election if she loses next week's vote.

Mrs May was boosted on Thursday by two Tory backbenchers - her former policy adviser George Freeman, and Trudy Harrison - indicating they would back her deal as well as by a call from Japanese PM Shinzo Abe for the United Kingdom to avoid a no-deal.

"The idea that if MPs vote down the deal, we head to no-deal has always been a false threat and the Foreign Secretary has now effectively admitted it".

"If EU intransigence persists, we must be willing to leave the EU at the end of March on World Trade Organisation terms".

'We'd be in a stronger position, then, to continue the negotiations as an independent third country'.

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