Theresa May offered plan B for Brexit. It looks a lot like the defeated plan A

Press quote (The New York Times)
21 January 2019

“I think her strategy has always been to postpone the vote until the very last minute, so that even those members of Parliament who are skeptical about her deal, but don’t want there to be no deal, would think twice about voting against it,” said Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow in Brussels for the Centre for European Reform, a London-based research institute....Ms Gostyńska-Jakubowska, the research fellow, said that while the European Union might be able to amplify its existing promises that the backstop would be temporary, there is “nothing that Brussels could offer that would go against the principles of the backstop,” adding “we are in a stalemate.”