During a fiery British-Irish Assembly, Brexit-backing MPs said a “completely fresh start” was needed and blasted Remainers plan for a second referendum as a “dead duck”. Mrs May is under pressure to pack her bags and leave Downing Street over her failure to get Britain to leave the EU by the March 29 deadline. Eurosceptic Tory MP Andrew Rosindell, co-chair of the assembly, said: “A completely fresh start is needed, and this time it will be a different type of negotiation. A new prime minister will have to come in and lead us in a very different but a much stronger direction.”
Neil Hamilton, leader of the Welsh branch of Ukip, said the UK needed a pro-Brexit prime minister “who will produce the result that the people voted for”.
He said: “What has happened in Britain is the collapse of the traditional British culture so it has now turned itself into a much, much bigger crisis than just Britain’s relationship with the EU.
“It has turned into a crisis of the British people’s relationship with its own parliament.”
The outbursts come as Theresa May was warned she faces another defeat over her Brexit deal after promising to bring the legislation to write it into law before the Commons in the first week of June.
The Government confirmed it will bring forward the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB), after Mrs May and Jeremy Corbyn held fresh talks on Tuesday evening.
But the two leaders have failed so far to agree a Brexit package and Mrs May also faces opposition from her DUP allies unless the deal’s Northern Ireland backstop measures are scrapped.
With Mrs May’s future linked to the passage of a Brexit deal, getting legislation through the Commons and Lords by the summer break could also pave the way for her departure from Number 10.
She is due to meet senior Tory MPs on the backbench 1922 Committee’s executive on Thursday for talks about her future.
The Withdrawal Agreement will go before the Commons in the same week US President Donald Trump is due to make a state visit to the UK.
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