Brexit: Ministers back Theresa May amid reports of a coup

Brexit: Ministers back Theresa May amid reports of a coup 1

On Mar 24, 2019 15,466 0 Senior ministers have dismissed reports of a cabinet coup to oust Theresa May.Chancellor Philip Hammond said talk of a change was “self indulgent” while Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said the PM “is in charge”. Theresa May David Lidington – one of those touted as a possible replacement – insisted: “I am 100% behind the prime minister.” Mr Barclay told the BBC a general election would become more likely if MPs vote this week for a Brexit option the government does not want. MPs are…

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Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week 2

Theresa May has told MPs there might not be a third vote on her Brexit deal next week if there is insufficient support for it to pass. Theresa May If it does not pass, the EU has set a deadline of 12 April for the UK to propose a new plan. Meanwhile, supporters of another EU referendum will march through central London later. Labour’s Tom Watson will speak at the event, pledging to back May’s deal if she agrees to hold a referendum on it. Related Articles ‘Clear choices’ If…

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Brexit: ‘Tired’ public needs a decision, says Theresa May

Brexit: ‘Tired’ public needs a decision, says Theresa May 3

Theresa May has told the public she is “on their side”, laying the blame for the delay to Brexit squarely with MPs. Prime Minister Theresa May Speaking from Downing Street, the prime minister said people were “tired of infighting and political games” and it was “high time” politicians made a decision on the next steps. Earlier, Mrs May wrote to EU Council President Donald Tusk requesting to delay Brexit until 30 June. Jeremy Corbyn said she was “in complete denial about the scale of the crisis”. Related Articles Mrs May…

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May tries to save Brexit plan ahead of EU summit

May tries to save Brexit plan ahead of EU summit 4

British Prime Minister Theresa May will write to EU President Donald Tusk with a plan for delaying Brexit beyond March 29, her spokesman said Tuesday, admitting the parliamentary deadlock had reached crisis levels. British Prime Minister Theresa May The letter will be sent before May heads to a Brussels summit on Thursday, where she has already promised to seek what could be a lengthy postponement of Britain’s exit from the European Union. May had hoped to persuade MPs before then to back the divorce agreement she has struck with the…

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Labour and Conservatives could see more MP exits

Labour and Conservatives could see more MP exits 6

Labour and the Conservatives could face more resignations, with members of the new Independent Group saying they expect more MPs to join them. Heidi Allen (centre) is hopeful more MPs will join the breakaway Ex-Tory MP Heidi Allen told ITV’s Peston programme “a third” of Tory MPs were fed up with the party’s direction. Tory MP Justine Greening said she would quit in the event of a no-deal Brexit, saying she couldn’t stay in a party that became “simply a Brexit party”. MPs from the new group say they stand…

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3 MPs quit as UK political sands shift

3 MPs quit as UK political sands shift 7

Three MPs quit the governing Conservative Party over Brexit yesterday, joining a mounting rebellion in parliament this week against the two major parties that is shaking the system in British politics. Theresa May is set to meet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for talks Anna Soubry, Heidi Allen and Sarah Wollaston said they planned to sit in parliament alongside eight former Labour MPs who, also citing their opposition to Brexit, have resigned from the main opposition party since Monday to form the new Independent Group. The trio of Conservatives, who support…

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Theresa May accepts talks offer from Jeremy Corbyn in bid for Brexit breakthrough

Theresa May accepts talks offer from Jeremy Corbyn in bid for Brexit breakthrough 8

By Aubrey Allegretti | SkyNews| Theresa May has accepted the offer of more talks with Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock, boosting chances of a breakthrough. Theresa May is set to meet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for talks The prime minister indicated their teams should meet “as soon as possible” – with less than 50 days to go until the UK leaves the EU and no agreement ratified by parliament. She vowed to take up the points raised by Mr Corbyn in a letter, replying to an earlier one sent…

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Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets ‘zombie government’

Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets ‘zombie government’ 9

British MPs have begun to debate a motion of no confidence in Theresa May’s government, after her Brexit deal was rejected. Labour launched the bid to trigger a general election after the deal setting out the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU was rejected by 230 votes. Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn However, one senior party figure has suggested it is unlikely to succeed, with Northern Ireland’s DUP and Tory rebels saying they will back the PM. The confidence vote is expected to be held at about…

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Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn tables Theresa May no-confidence motion

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn tables Theresa May no-confidence motion 10

Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in Theresa May, after she said MPs would not vote on her Brexit deal until the week of 14 January. Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn The PM had delayed the vote from last week, admitting she was set to lose. Labour leader Mr Corbyn said on Monday it was unacceptable for MPs to wait a month to vote, adding the PM had led the UK into a “national crisis”. But No 10 sources told…

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