Theresa May repeatedly refused to rule out holding the ‘meaningful vote’ on her Brexit deal

Theresa May has refused to rule out holding a series of votes on her Brexit deal in the House of Commons if MPs reject it the first time around.

The Prime Minister repeatedly sidestepped questions on whether she would simply keep putting the deal back to MPs with amendments in an attempt to get it through.

Just last night the Prime Minister warned a second referendum on Brexit would damage trust in democracy.

But she wouldn’t commit to respecting the will of Parliament if she doesn’t get the result she hopes for.

The BBC’s Andrew Marr asked the Prime Minister: “Is this vote it? Is it the only chance MPs will get to support or oppose your deal? Or will you come back again and again and again if you lose the first time?”

But she would only insist that the “European Union has made clear that this is the deal that is on the table” and that she is “working on getting this deal through Parliament.”

Even when Marr quoted a number 10 source saying she could bring it back “30 times” in order to get the result she wanted, Mrs May wouldn’t rule it out.

She would only say: “I want to see this deal go through. And I want to see it go through when people vote on it.”

She added: “If the deal is not voted on in the vote that is coming up, then actually we’re going to be in uncharted territory. I don’t think anybody can say exactly what will happen in terms of the reaction we’ll see in parliament.”

She said Labour was “playing politics” and opposing any deal to create “the greatest chaos” possible.

“We have got people who are promoting a second referendum in order to stop Brexit, and we have got people who want to see their perfect Brexit. I would say don’t let the search for the perfect become the enemy of the good because the danger there is that we end up with no Brexit at all.”

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