Tag: Theresa May

Theresa May resigns, paving way for #Brexit confrontation with EU

Theresa May resigns, paving way for #Brexit confrontation with EU

| May 24, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday (24 May) she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal, write Elizabeth Piper, Kylie MacLellan and William James. May set out a timetable for her departure – she will resign as Conservative Party […]

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How will the #ConservativeParty choose May’s successor?

How will the #ConservativeParty choose May’s successor?

| May 17, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will stand down once her Brexit deal with Brussels is approved by parliament and the government has said it hopes to do this by the time MPs break for the summer in late July, writes Kylie MacLellan. Lawmakers are due to vote on legislation to ratify May’s Brexit deal […]

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#Brexit – Who is hoping to be Britain’s next prime minister?

#Brexit – Who is hoping to be Britain’s next prime minister?

| May 16, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are jostling to replace her, write Kylie MacLellan and William James. Below are Conservatives who have either said they plan to put […]

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Conservatives to demand clear departure schedule from #TheresaMay

Conservatives to demand clear departure schedule from #TheresaMay

| April 29, 2019

The Conservative Party will demand a clear timetable for Prime Minister Theresa May’s departure but will not change the rules governing leadership challenges, the chair of the party’s influential 1922 Committee said last week, write Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. May survived a confidence vote in December and under the party’s rules cannot be challenged again […]

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#Brexit – ‘Let’s bring the UK’s withdrawal to an orderly end. We owe it to history’ Juncker

#Brexit – ‘Let’s bring the UK’s withdrawal to an orderly end. We owe it to history’ Juncker

| March 12, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May made a last-minute decision to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg on 11 March, to find a solution to concerns about the Irish backstop. The deal will be presented in the House of Commons today (12 March), but initial questions in the British parliament suggest that there is […]

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May’s triple defeat will be a crucial turning point

May’s triple defeat will be a crucial turning point

| March 12, 2019

Theresa May is this week heading for a triple defeat. Tonight her illusory deal will be voted down. Tomorrow Parliament will take a suicidal ‘no deal’ scenario off the table. On Thursday, the Article 50 period will be extended to take us beyond the 29 March cliff edge that has been threatening for the past […]

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#Brexit: Theresa May makes a statement to the House of Commons

#Brexit: Theresa May makes a statement to the House of Commons

| November 22, 2018

Following her meeting in Brussels with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, Theresa May gave a statement to the House of Commons on the withdrawal agreement with the European Union. A 26-page political declaration was leaked earlier today. The document sets out the draft framework for the future EU-UK relationship and is set to be considered by EU […]

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