May keen to start alternative Brexit talks after no-confidence motion fails – Politics live

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next steps

8.52pm GMT

Vince Cable is likely to meet with Theresa May tonight, along with Liz Saville Roberts who is apparently set to demand a people’s vote from the PM face-to-face, according to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg.

Vince Cable is likely to meet the PM tonight, and Plaid Cymru leader Liz Saville Roberts will meet her to to ‘tell her to her face take no deal off the table and give us a people’s vote’

Liam Fox tells me that he has consistently opposed a customs union and would fight anything like that that isn’t really Brexit – no getting away from all of Theresa May’s other problems is a cabinet as split as they were two years ago

8.48pm GMT

Richard Branson, the business magnate, has urged Theresa May to abandon her red lines.

As business leaders, we know the catastrophe a no-deal #Brexit would cause for Britain. Theresa May should abandon red lines and work with other parties in the best interests of Britain.

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Source: theguardian