EU to give more reassurances on border backstop but Brexit deal unlikely to get approval of MPs

New reassurances on the border backstop are expected to be outlined by the EU Commission today. It comes ahead of a vote on the Brexit deal tomorrow, which the British Government is expected to lose.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May will also warn her party today that failing to deliver Brexit is now a more likely outcome than the UK leaving the EU without a deal. Sky’s Enda Brady doesn’t believe fresh reassurances from the EU will change the outcome of the parliamentary vote:

British Transport secretary Chris Grayling says the terms of the deal are a “sensible compromise”: