February 26, 2019 / 2:17 PM / 7 months ago

Brexit vote next week? More meetings make it difficult to say - UK PM's spokesman

LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - British ministers and officials are holding more meetings with the European Union to find a way to make changes to the Brexit deal, so it is not clear whether a new vote will take place next week, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Tuesday.

Asked whether parliament could vote on a revised Brexit deal next week, the spokesman told reporters: “I think its difficult for me to say because the Attorney General is going to be out there (in Brussels) today. I think you can expect more meetings to take place.”

He said May had good conversations with EU leaders at a summit in Egypt and her Brexit minister had described his meetings as making progress, “but undoubtedly there is a lot more work still to do.”

May has promised a vote on a revised deal by March 12 at the latest. (Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)

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