The Latest: EU Parliament official sees 'Brexit revolt'

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to lawmakers in the House of Commons, London, Monday March 25, 2019.  May is under in

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to lawmakers in the House of Commons, London, Monday March 25, 2019. May is under in

On the first day of Operation 'Brock', (Brexit Operations Across Kent) trucks pass through a contraflow system being tested on one side of the M20 mot

On the first day of Operation 'Brock', (Brexit Operations Across Kent) trucks pass through a contraflow system being tested on one side of the M20 mot

A European Union flag and a banner are caught in a tree alongside a CCTV camera in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May

A European Union flag and a banner are caught in a tree alongside a CCTV camera in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May

An anti Brexit campaigner shows her support for Europe waving a European Union flag outside Parliament in London, Monday, March 25, 2019.  British Pri

An anti Brexit campaigner shows her support for Europe waving a European Union flag outside Parliament in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Pri

A campaigner holds a banner outside Parliament in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is under intense pressure Monday

A campaigner holds a banner outside Parliament in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is under intense pressure Monday

Anti Brexit campaigners wave flags outside Parliament in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is under intense pressure

Anti Brexit campaigners wave flags outside Parliament in London, Monday, March 25, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is under intense pressure

In this handout photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to the House of Commons, London,

In this handout photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to the House of Commons, London,

Protestors for opposing views face off against each other, with pro-Brexit split from Europe at right, and pro-Europe anti Brexit at left, outside par

Protestors for opposing views face off against each other, with pro-Brexit split from Europe at right, and pro-Europe anti Brexit at left, outside par

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):

11:20 a.m.

The European Parliament's top Brexit official says that "we see for the moment a real Brexit revolt" in the United Kingdom, with over 5 million people signing an online petition to revoke Britain's decision to leave the EU and a million taking to the streets to stay in the EU.

Guy Verhofstadt said Tuesday he felt especially encouraged by the vote in the House of Commons seizing more control over the stalled Brexit process and setting up a series of votes this week that could dramatically alter the course of the U.K.'s departure.

Verhofstadt said that "it is possible now to work in Britain toward a cross-party alliance," adding that "I hope it will lead to a proposal that can be backed by a majority" in Westminster.

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9:20 a.m.

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government says Parliament's decision to take control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal.

The House of Commons voted Monday to take control of the parliamentary timetable on Wednesday so lawmakers can vote on alternatives to the withdrawal agreement May negotiated with the EU. The government usually controls the scheduling of votes in Parliament.

But Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the BBC on Tuesday that the government won't "pre-commit" to accepting the option backed by lawmakers.

Hancock says lawmakers should support the prime minister's agreement because "the best way through this impasse is the one deal that's been negotiated with the EU."

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