PMQs: Theresa May told in the House of Commons her ‘time is up’

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. (House

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. (House of Commons/PA Wire) - Credit: PA

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has told Theresa May her 'time is up'.

Speaking in Prime Minister's Questions, the politician said: "My goodness, talk about ignoring reality. Prime minister, look at the benches behind you. The prime minister is fooling no-one but herself and the truth is that the people of Scotland don't want her deal.

"Her own party doesn't want her deal and now even the pro-Brexit Labour front bench won't support her deal, her time is up. Tomorrow, people in Scotland have a choice, to send a message, to send pro-European outward looking SNP MEPs to Brussels to stop Brexit.

"Prime minister, what party does she think the people of Scotland will choose?"

She replied: "There is only one party in Scotland guaranteeing no more referendums and that's the Conservative Party."

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Blackford also branded the prime minister's latest deal a "fantasy".

He said: "Her customs union compromise already dismissed by the EU, isn't this new deal just a fantasy?"

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Theresa May replied: "There is a difference of opinion in this House on the future customs arrangement with the EU, that's why it's important that this House actually comes to a decision on that issue.

"Allowing the second reading of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill will enable this House to come to a decision on that issue.

"It will also enable the House to come to a decision on a second referendum, which I continue to believe would not be the right route for this country to go down, we should deliver on the first referendum before suggesting anything about a second."

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