November 23, 2018 / 8:02 AM / in 5 months

Former Brexit minister Raab says PM May's deal will fail in parliament

FILE PHOTO: Britain's ex-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab appears on the BBC's Marr Show, in London, Britain, November 18, 2018. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal to leave the European Union will be voted down in parliament, her former Brexit minister said on Friday, adding that alternative stopgap agreements could help provide a bridge in a no-deal scenario.

“We will I think inevitably see parliament vote this deal down, and then I think some of those other alternatives will need to come into play,” Raab told BBC radio.

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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