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May’s Brexit Plan B Still Keeps Her Dependent on Opposition Votes

  • U.K. prime minister is seeking EU concessions to rescue deal
  • Appealing to Labour MPs risks turning more Tories against her
Theresa May
Theresa MayPhotographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B turns out to be a re-run of her Plan A -- seeking European Union concessions on the deal she’s already negotiated with Brussels. But even if she succeeds, it’s not at all clear she could get the modified terms through Parliament.

Here’s how the numbers stack up.