As May survives the vote of no confidence, she faces a wearingly familiar set of options

Mail Online | 1/16/2019 | Tim Sculthorpe, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline
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Theresa May tonight survived a motion of no confidence after last night's drubbing over her deal but must now somehow find a coalition of support for something.

The real question is what the Prime Minister wants to do and whether or not MPs will let her. Several scenarios would involve a delay to Brexit Day on March 29 as time is fast running out to get the necessary laws passed.

Today - Confidence - Vote - Changes - Mrs

Today's confidence vote changes little and Mrs May will be back in Parliament on Monday to set out her version of Plan B.

But whatever that plan is, it will have to be tested in a new round of votes by MPs - and they will be able to table a new round of amendments outlining alternative plans.

Number - Scenarios - Aftermath - Night - Defeat

There is an almost unlimited number of possible scenarios of what might happen in the aftermath of last night's defeat.

Moments after last night's devastating 432 to 202 defeat, Mrs May insisted she would 'deliver' Brexit for Leave voters but critics believe the vote has left her power and authority draining away.

Ways - Stage - Brexit - Drama

Here are some of the ways the next stage of the Brexit drama might play out:

This appears to be the Government's current strategy. Now MPs have voted down the deal and Mrs May has survived a confidence vote, the PM will fly to Brussels to ask for help.

Concessions - EU - Nothing - PM - Deadline

She either gets some new concessions or the EU says there really is nothing else. The PM is expected to ask again for a hard deadline on the lifetime of the backstop.

While the negotiations continue, it is expected that the stock and financial markets will fall - with the losses likely to build the longer it takes.

Way - Mrs - May - Commons - MPs

Either way, Mrs May comes back to the Commons and asks MPs to vote again - and...
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