March 21, 2019 / 7:52 AM / a month ago

May has a 'good shot' of getting Brexit deal approved next week, UK junior minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May has a good chance of getting her twice-defeated Brexit deal approved by parliament next week, a junior Brexit minister in her government said on Thursday.

“We have a good shot at actually landing the deal next week,” Kwasi Kwarteng told Sky. “People are coming over already because people’s minds are focusing on the deal and the ability to leave the EU in a timely and orderly way.”

When asked what happened if May’s deal was rejected for a third time, Kwarteng did not answer the question directly.

Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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