Theresa May believes a Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit

Theresa May believes a Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit

Theresa May believes a new Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit. The embattled British prime minister has faced the biggest test of her premiership after ministers including the Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and the Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey resigned to protest her Brexit plans. May negotiated a deal with the European Union and…

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

LONDON — As the dust settles on the most chaotic week of British politics in recent memory, one question has become increasingly important. What happens if parliament votes down Theresa May’s Brexit deal? Early in December, the prime minister will put her deal to a „meaningful vote,” in parliament. As things stand, it’s looking increasingly…

LIVE: Theresa May grilled on her Brexit plans as Michael Gove considers quitting government

LIVE: Theresa May grilled on her Brexit plans as Michael Gove considers quitting government

This is Business Insider’s politics live-blog charting the latest developments as Theresa May’s Brexit deal continues to dominate Westminster. Refresh the page for updates. All times are in GMT. LONDON —Theresa May faces another bruising day with the possibility of further Cabinet resignations and letters of no confidence from her own Conservative MPs over her…

Live: Theresa May hit by multiple resignations as her Brexit deal falls apart

Live: Theresa May hit by multiple resignations as her Brexit deal falls apart

Jacob Rees-Mogg has submitted his letter of no confidence in Theresa May. In it, he claims it is of „considerable importance that politicians stick to their commitments or do not make such commitments in the first place.” Here’s the full letter: A few weeks ago, in a conversation with the Chief Whip I expressed my…

Read Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal in full

Read Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal in full

LONDON — Theresa May has finally published the full text of her 585-page Brexit deal. The deal, agreed to by the prime minister and her Cabinet on Wednesday evening, sets out how Britain will withdraw from its relationship with the European Union. Read Theresa May’s draft Brexit withdrawal agreement in full here, and read the…

Theresa May braced for Cabinet resignations as she tells ministers to back her Brexit deal

Theresa May braced for Cabinet resignations as she tells ministers to back her Brexit deal

LONDON — Theresa May is braced for a series of resignations from her Cabinet today as she urges them to sign up to the draft Brexit deal agreed between the UK and EU negotiating teams this week. News broke on Tuesday afternoon that UK and EU negotiators had finally agreed on the text of a…

Theresa May is rapidly pushing Britain towards the Brexit danger zone

Theresa May is rapidly pushing Britain towards the Brexit danger zone

LONDON — „I wouldn’t go getting your hopes up.” That was the verdict of one senior UK government official when asked whether a Brexit deal is set to be agreed this week. „It’s not impossible there will be a breakthrough,” the source added unconvincingly. „But there isn’t one at the moment.” After a long weekend…

Theresa May will trigger no-deal plans unless there is a Brexit deal this week

Theresa May will trigger no-deal plans unless there is a Brexit deal this week

LONDON — Theresa May is on the brink of officially triggering contingency plans for a no deal Brexit with the chances of negotiators in Brussels agreeing on a withdrawal deal this week looking increasingly slim. Thursday, November 15 is reportedly the deadline for the UK government to confirm no deal measures like the hiring of…

Theresa May accused of ‚total betrayal’ as DUP threatens to sink her Brexit deal

Theresa May accused of ‚total betrayal’ as DUP threatens to sink her Brexit deal

LONDON — Theresa May has been accused of „total betrayal” after she revealed that she is likely to give into EU demands for a Northern Ireland-only „backstop” that could risk a post-Brexit border in the Irish sea. Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster told The Times that a letter she received from May this week…