Brexit delay

    • Theresa May to set resignation date next week

      Theresa May to set resignation date next week

      British Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to set a date for her resignation next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group’s chairman said on Saturday. Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, which can make or break party leaders, told BBC Radio that May had been asked to give “clarity” at next Wednesday’s meeting after she failed to get her Brexit deal through parliament.

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    • Tusk dreams of Brexit U-turn

      Tusk dreams of Brexit U-turn

      EU Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday called on for the “dream” that Britain might give up on leaving the EU not to be dismissed and urged politicians not to let exhaustion with Brexit talks make for a hasty exit. He was responding to a statement by one national leader who had warned “dreamers” not to think “Brexit could be reversed”, news wires reported.

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    • May warns of long delay to Brexit unless her deal backed

      May warns of long delay to Brexit unless her deal backed

      British PM Theresa May’s warned lawmakers that unless they approved her Brexit divorce deal, Britain’s exit from the EU could face a long delay and could involve taking part in European parliament elections in late May, news wires reported. May urged Brexit supporters to ratify her deal before a European Council summit on 21 March or face a delay to Brexit way beyond June 30 that would even open up the possibility that the entire divorce could be ultimately shelved.

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    • Britain to seek divorce delay

      Britain to seek divorce delay

      British lawmakers expectedly voted overwhelmingly last Thursday evening to seek a delay in Britain’s exit from the EU, news wires reported. By 412 votes to 202 they approved a motion allowing PM Theresa May to ask the EU for a short delay if parliament can agree on a Brexit deal by 20 March, or a longer delay if no deal can be agreed in time.

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