19 Jan 2019

Brexit: Anarchy in the UK?

From The Weekend, 8:12 am on 19 January 2019
UK Prime Minister Theresa May during the debate on a no confidence motion in the House of Commons.

Photo: AFP PHOTO / Jessica Taylor / UK Parliament

After the defeat of her Brexit withdrawal deal in the House of Commons this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May has until Monday to come up with a "Plan B" for Britain's exit from the European Union. But with cross-party talks faltering, and the legally binding date for Brexit fast approaching, confusion reigns about what Mrs May will propose and whether she will have the political will to get it over the line in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit. Rob Watson, the BBC World Service's UK political correspondent, provides analysis.