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Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats

UK Government set to undermine Parliament on Brexit deal

Nick CleggNick Clegg fears the Government will give Parliament an incomplete Brexit deal to vote on. "The government's clear intention is to try and lull parliament into signing away the future before it has spelled out what that future holds," the former deputy PM told Business Insider this week.

Nick Clegg believes the Government will sideline Parliament by putting an incomplete Brexit deal to the vote on at the end of Article 50 talks.

In December MPs passed an amendment calling on Theresa May's government to give Parliament a "meaningful vote" on the Brexit withdrawal deal agreed by British and European Union negotiators.

The amendment, tabled by Conservative MP Dominic Grieve, was designed to ensure the government will have to secure parliamentary approval before signing off any final Brexit withdrawal deal.

However, Clegg told Business Insider that he expects Parliament to be shown an incomplete deal lacking key details on issues like the Irish border, trade and customs arrangements.

Read full article: http://uk.businessinsider.com/nick-clegg-theresa-may-final-brexit-deal-interview-2018-1