Theresa May suggests the best Brexit idea

UK's Prime Minister Theresa May defended on Saturday her decision to turn to the country's main opposition to get her EU divorce deal approved, warning without cross-party consensus Brexit could "slip through our fingers". The beleaguered leader opened talks this week with the Labour Party in a bid to break months of stubborn opposition in parliament to the withdrawal agreement she struck with … Continue reading Theresa May suggests the best Brexit idea

EU gets ready for no-deal Brexit

With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly unlikely, and that it is now likely the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal on 12 April, the European Commission on Monday completed its no-deal preparations. At the same time, in a major policy … Continue reading EU gets ready for no-deal Brexit

Theresa May: Blame MPs for long Brexit delay

  Theresa May has warned MPs that if they fail to back her Brexit deal at the third time of asking then Brussels might insist on a lengthy delay, potentially scuppering chances of leaving the European Union altogether. The Prime Minister said it would be a “potent symbol of Parliament’s collective political failure” if a … Continue reading Theresa May: Blame MPs for long Brexit delay

Is May’s resignation the only way to win over hard-line Brexiteers?

Theresa May fears she may be forced to offer her “head on a plate” to deliver Brexit. The PM’s allies believe the only way to win over hardline Brexiteers will be to quit as soon as Britain has left the EU. Hardline Leavers have secretly discussed staging an unofficial no-confidence vote if she delays departure day. They are barred from … Continue reading Is May’s resignation the only way to win over hard-line Brexiteers?

What Theresa May plans to do if Brexit plan is rejected again

British prime minister Theresa May has ignored colleagues that had called for her to take the 'no deal' option, in relation to Brexit, off the table. May on Tuesday said if her withdrawal plan is defeated again, she will allow a vote on whether to leave the EU without a deal, or to delay the … Continue reading What Theresa May plans to do if Brexit plan is rejected again

Theresa May seeking a Plan-B-Brexit that won’t compromise Northern Ireland

British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to break the deadlock over Brexit on Wednesday by thrashing out alternative proposals for the Irish border with political parties in Northern Ireland. The UK is on course to leave the EU on March 29 without a deal unless May can convince the bloc to reopen the divorce deal … Continue reading Theresa May seeking a Plan-B-Brexit that won’t compromise Northern Ireland

Populism: A new trend in modern politics?

The outcome of the British referendum on European Union (EU) membership has sent shockwaves across the globe that are still reverberating. Politically, the two major political forces in Westminster, the Conservative and Labour parties, are in disarray about how to shape UK’s ongoing relationship with the EU once the exit process is completed. According to … Continue reading Populism: A new trend in modern politics?

Will Britain accept terms of its divorce from the EU?

Britain's financial sector needs stability to secure its future, along with deeper access to the European Union market after Brexit than what non-EU countries normally get, a senior industry official said on Wednesday. Britain is due to leave the bloc on March 29 but has yet to agree the terms of its divorce after parliament … Continue reading Will Britain accept terms of its divorce from the EU?

A vote against Brexit plan would be a betrayal of the British people – Theresa May

  The prime minister will make a powerful speech on Monday - in the heart of Brexit UK, Stoke-on-Trent - that MPs "all have a duty to implement the result of the referendum", because failure to do so would wreak "catastrophic harm" on "people's faith in the democratic process and their politicians". Coming as it … Continue reading A vote against Brexit plan would be a betrayal of the British people – Theresa May

PM confirms new date for Brexit vote

  Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that the postponed vote in Parliament on Britain's Brexit agreement with the European Union will be held on 14 January, more than a month after it was originally scheduled and just 10 weeks before Britain leaves the EU. But even as May insisted she could salvage her unpopular … Continue reading PM confirms new date for Brexit vote