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Business Secretary Greg Clark Warns No Deal Brexit Would Be A ‘Disaster’

Prime Minister Theresa May is widely expected to lose the vote on her Brexit deal with it is put to the Commons on Tuesday. Speaking to BBC Radio 4′s Today programme, Clark said there was no majority in parliament for Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

“It is my strong view that we need to come together. We need to act to avoid a no deal because I don’t think there is anything remotely like a majority in Parliament that will tolerate this,” he said.

“I would always work and fight to make sure that the policy of the government is to have a good deal and to avoid what I think would be a disaster which would be no deal.”

It comes as car giant Jaguar Land Rover prepares to announce up to 5,000 job cuts in the UK.

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe is also expected to urge May to avoid no deal in talks at Downing Street on Thursday. Read more

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Prime Minister Theresa May is widely expected to lose the vote on her Brexit deal with it is put to the Commons on Tuesday. Speaking to BBC Radio 4′s Today programme, Clark said there was no majority in parliament for Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

Business Secretary Greg Clark Warns No Deal Brexit Would Be A ‘Disaster’

Business Secretary Greg Clark has warned a no deal Brexit would be a “disaster”.

Business Secretary Greg Clark Warns No Deal Brexit Would Be A ‘Disaster’

Business Secretary Greg Clark has warned a no deal Brexit would be a “disaster”.

Business Secretary Greg Clark Warns No Deal Brexit Would Be A ‘Disaster’

Business Secretary Greg Clark has warned a no deal Brexit would be a “disaster”.

Business Secretary Greg Clark Warns No Deal Brexit Would Be A ‘Disaster’

Business Secretary Greg Clark has warned a no deal Brexit would be a “disaster”.