No deal Brexit REJECTED: MPs vote against leaving EU with no deal under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

The Commons voted by 312 to 308 to take no deal off the table at any time and under any circumstances, a majority of just 4. 

Tomorrow, a third vote will take place on whether to push back the UK’s departure from the bloc.

MPs are expected to back a delay to Brexit, meaning Mrs May will have to ask Brussels for an extension to Article 50.

Speaking in the Commons at lunchtime, the Prime Minister defended her divorce deal.

She said: “I want to leave the EU with a good deal - I believe we have a good deal."

It comes after MPs rejected her withdrawal agreement for a second time last night by a majority of 149, despite new concessions from Brussels on the Irish backstop.

Earlier today, leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson warned the UK would lose its leverage in negotiations with the EU if no deal was ruled out.

He told LBC Radio: "I think this is a fundamental matter of government policy, whether or not you are going to disable your negotiators by saying you are willing to walk away from the table or not.

"If you are not able to walk away from a negotiation, what is your negotiating leverage?"

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