Theresa May has played down reports that she could force MPs to choose between backing her deal or accepting a delay to EU withdrawal.
ITV News said chief UK negotiator Olly Robbins was overheard in a Brussels bar saying the EU was likely to allow an extension to the Brexit process.
The PM suggested MPs should not rely on “what someone said to someone else as overheard by someone else, in a bar”.
“It is very clear the government’s position is the same,” she said.
“We triggered Article 50 (the process by which the UK leaves the EU)… that had a two-year time limit, that ends on the 29 March.
“We want to leave with a deal, and that’s what we are working for.”
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