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…

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’s Brexit deal is being declared dead before it has even been born

Theresa May’s Brexit deal is being declared dead before it has even been born. The British prime minister is set for a crunch meeting with her Cabinet early this week, where she will attempt to get her EU withdrawal agreement signed off by senior ministers. But even if she does get approval from her top…

Theresa May’s national security meetings repeatedly cancelled after UK became ‚consumed’ by Brexit

Theresa May’s national security meetings repeatedly cancelled after UK became ‚consumed’ by Brexit

LONDON — Theresa May’s government has been forced to cancel crucial meetings of its National Security Council because it has become „consumed” by Brexit, her former national security adviser has told Business Insider. Sir Mark Lyall Grant, who was the national security advisor to the prime minister until April last year, told Business Insider that…

Theresa May’s government expects to agree a Brexit deal within 3 weeks

Theresa May’s government expects to agree a Brexit deal within 3 weeks

LONDON — The UK government expects to agree a Brexit deal with the EU within just three weeks, the Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has told MPs. Raab told the Brexit select committee that a deal would be finalised by 21 November this year. „I would be happy to give evidence to the committee when a…

Theresa May’s Brexit plan was branded ‚Dante’s first circle of hell’ in a heated Cabinet row

Theresa May’s Brexit plan was branded ‚Dante’s first circle of hell’ in a heated Cabinet row

LONDON — Theresa May’s Cabinet descended into open conflict on Tuesday as she prepared for another fraught showdown with angry backbench MPs on Wednesday. In a heated meeting with senior colleagues, the prime minister was challenged by seven senior pro-Brexit ministers over the prospect of Britain being tied to European rules for an unspecified amount…

Theresa May’s government reportedly planted ‚decoy’ letters to trick rebel Conservatives who want to topple her

Theresa May’s government reportedly planted ‚decoy’ letters to trick rebel Conservatives who want to topple her

Tory MPs believe No 10 have planted „decoy” letters demanding a confidence vote in Theresa May in a bid to wrongfoot the real plotters trying to unseat her. Up to eight letters demanding a ballot on the Prime Minister’s future are said to have been sent in by loyal MPs posing as rebels. The idea…

Theresa May’s government accused of lying about ’30 Labour MPs’ backing her Brexit deal

Theresa May’s government accused of lying about ’30 Labour MPs’ backing her Brexit deal

LONDON — Theresa May’s government is accused of lying about claims to have persuaded up to 30 Labour MPs to consider defying Jeremy Corbyn and backing the prime minister’s Brexit deal. Earlier this week, multiple briefings suggested that Conservative whips had held private conversations with „up to 30” Labour MPs in the belief that they…

Why Theresa May’s Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

Why Theresa May’s Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

LONDON — Thursday’s Salzburg summit was billed as a chance for Theresa May to gather warm words of support about her Brexit plans from European counterparts. It ended in abject humiliation for the UK prime minister as a succession of EU leaders queued up to slam her proposals as unworkable and her approach as uncompromising.…

Theresa May’s government has no deal Brexit plans for 84 areas of British life — here’s the full list

Theresa May’s government has no deal Brexit plans for 84 areas of British life — here’s the full list

Theresa May addresses members of her cabinet at an all-day Brexit session in Chequers, the Prime Minister’s country retreat in Buckinghamshire. UK Govt handout, via Getty Images LONDON — The UK government’s preparations for crashing out of the European Union with no deal cover 84 areas of British life, a new leak has revealed. Theresa…