as a reminder: May lost a week ago for the second time a vote on the agreement that they have with the rest of the European Union, which closed on march 29 from the EU. In January, she lost already a first ballot, but additional guarantees about the now infamous Irish backstop could the members of parliament last week, nor try to convince.Read also the Constitutional crisis in the United Kingdom: May may same brexitdeal no longer submit to parliament
The premier was planning this week's agreement just in the mood to submit, for the third time. Probably would that today to happen. If her deal but doorgeraakte, there would be only a short, “technical" delay of the brexit. Parliament approved this deal is not good, then there would be long delay followed, with a further participation in the European elections of May. With that prospect, an absolute nightmare scenario for the hard brexiteers, hoped May the rebels in her own party to be able to convince with the nose pulled for her deal to vote. Better a bad deal than deferred, or maybe even the setting, was the reasoning.