UK govt agrees under pressure to divulge Brexit plan details

The House of Commons was set Wednesday to back Prime Minister Theresa May's March 31 deadline to open exit talks with the European Union, after the British government agreed to publish details of its negotiating plan.

The Conservative government has been reluctant to reveal much about its strategy or goals, saying that would weaken its hand in negotiations with the EU.

Fearing defeat over an opposition motion calling for ministers to disclose more details before the talks start, the government agreed to publish a plan — though it did not say how much detail it would include. It also amended the motion being debated Wednesday to add that Parliament "calls on the...