Pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporters attend a rally in Parliament Square after the final leg of the “March to Leave” in London, Friday, March 29, 2019. The protest march which started on March 16 in Sunderland, north east England, finishes on Friday March 29 in Parliament Square, London, on what was the original date for Brexit to happen before the recent extension. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
A British lawmaker says the U.K. may have to try a government of national unity if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot break the impasse over the country’s withdrawal from the European Union.
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Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan’s comments came a day after Parliament rejected May’s divorce deal for a third time, rebuffing the prime minister’s plea to “put aside self and party.”
The House of Commons will vote Monday on a variety of alternatives in an attempt to find an idea that can command a majority, but May’s government is considering a fourth vote on her deal.
Morgan told the BBC that a cross-party coalition might be the only way to break the deadlock if Parliament were to agree on an alternative and May refused to accept it.