There probably will not be a significant vote tomorrow
This appears to be Might’s subsequent transfer and it solely is smart for her to place off a significant vote from happening tomorrow or in any other case face an immeasurable defeat. She will be able to’t name off the vote altogether as I reckon which means the federal government could also be held in contempt but it surely appears like she is going to as a substitute put ahead a provisional vote of a revised Brexit deal – one with adjustments wanted for the backstop.
The hope right here is that parliament will vote in her favour and she will convey that again to Brussels within the coming two weeks to persuade them to supply her concessions in order that they’ll safe a Brexit deal.
Nevertheless, it would not change the truth that lawmakers who’re backing the Cooper/Letwin modification will nonetheless name to vote for a Brexit extension on Wednesday and Thursday. And chances are high that will even succeed, no matter Might profitable tomorrow’s provisional vote or not.
And Might would not actually have a lot manner in stopping that from taking place as if she delays these votes additional, anticipate an enormous uproar in parliament to occur. She may face extra resignations and political chaos may ensue. That is among the many worst-case eventualities for the pound within the coming days.
However past that, if a Brexit extension is permitted and Might wins the provisional vote, it’s going to come all the way down to a selection for European leaders/lawmakers on the EU Summit on 21-22 March. Who will they assist? Might’s Brexit deal or a Brexit rework with different elements of the UK authorities?
Solely time will inform.
As talked about earlier, the one certainty now could be that we’re headed for extra uncertainty with regards to Brexit. Therefore, that can proceed to weigh on the pound till extra readability is discovered.