• May rules out compromise on her Brexit plan: Theresa May has ruled out a possible compromise on her Brexit plan, insisting that she can still win a crucial parliamentary vote scheduled for 11 December. The Prime Minister underlined her fundamental objection that the Norway model, featuring membership of the European single market, would not end free movement of workers. Mrs May also dismissed the Labour party’s proposal for the UK to remain permanently in the European customs union. (FT)
  • May not ruling out second MPs’ vote on deal: Theresa May has refused to rule out another Commons vote on her Brexit deal if MPs reject it the first time. The Prime Minister said she thought she could win the vote on 11 December despite dozens of Tory MPs being against the deal. In a BBC interview, she urged MPs to “deliver on the vote of the referendum”. (BBC)
  • No deal or no Brexit if MPs vote down May plan, says Tusk: Speaking at the G20 summit in Argentina, European Council president Donald Tusk said there was no other deal on offer and the only options were to remain in the EU or leave with no deal, if MPs vote down the settlement secured by Theresa May with Brussels. Tusk’s comments came as EU officials also dismissed May’s suggestion to MPs on Thursday that extending Brexit talks could result in renegotiating the deal. (The Guardian)
  • Liam Fox urges support for May’s deal: In a speech in Bristol at Portbury Royal Docks, the Trade Secretary issued a plea to other Eurosceptics to do “what is right for our country” and back Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement. He said that MPs needed to look beyond their current divisions and get on with delivering Brexit so that the UK’s “independent trading future” can begin. (FT)