Brexit: General election 'more likely' if MPs take control away from Theresa May

Brexit: General election ‘more likely’ if MPs take control away from Theresa May

A general election is ‘more likely’ if MPs take control of the Brexit process, Stephen Barclay said this morning. The Brexit Secretary made the comments as a warning to MPs against trying to seize control of the process away from Theresa May . His intervention comes ahead of proposals for a series of ‘indicative votes’ […]

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Brexit news: Theresa May's third deal vote may not go ahead next week after all

Brexit news: Theresa May’s third deal vote may not go ahead next week after all

Theresa May has admitted she may not garner enough support to get her twice-defeated Brexit deal through the Commons next week, amid mounting speculation about the future of her premiership. The Prime Minister wrote to MPs warning that if there is insufficient support for her Withdrawal Agreement in the coming days that she could seek […]

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Political map shows spread of Brexit discontent across the UK following petition

Political map shows spread of Brexit discontent across the UK following petition

The online petition calling for Brexit to be scrapped last night reached 3.5mil­lion names and revealed the new political reality in Britain. The darkest areas of the map are those with most support for revoking Article 50. As expected, they are in university towns and inner cities. The lightest areas, with least support, are in […]

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Brexit: MPs could vote on revoking Article 50 and a second referendum next week

Brexit: MPs could vote on revoking Article 50 and a second referendum next week

MPs could get a vote on revoking Article 50 and cancelling Brexit next week, it has been reported. According to Sky News, the House of Commons could be given as many as seven ‘indicative votes’ in a bid to find out what possible outcome could find a majority among MPs. And it’s been reported that […]

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Brexit delay explained: When will Britain leave the EU and what happens now?

Brexit delay explained: When will Britain leave the EU and what happens now?

It’s official – after almost 12 hours of gruelling talks, the EU and UK have reached a deal to delay Brexit . We definitely won’t leave on March 29, whether or not MPs back Theresa May ’s agreement next week. In a midnight press conference after furious behind-the-scenes wrangling – and the rare sight of […]

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Tory MP compares Brexit to Rwandan genocide in most ill-judged tweet of the week

Tory MP compares Brexit to Rwandan genocide in most ill-judged tweet of the week

A Tory MP has compared Brexit to the Rwandan genocide in perhaps the most poorly thought through tweet of the week. Richard Graham, for some reason, decided to use the 1994 atrocities as an illustration of how people with opposing views can set their differences aside. He wrote: “25 years ago in Rwanda the Hutu […]

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Voice of the Mirror: Europe's worst poker player Theresa May goes begging to Brussels - Voice of the Mirror

Voice of the Mirror: Europe’s worst poker player Theresa May goes begging to Brussels – Voice of the Mirror

Going crawling later this week, cap in hand, to beg Brussels – yes, beg – to allow the UK to remain in the EU longer than she wanted is a personal humiliation for the Prime Minister. She started the clock to our exit with no idea of what she wanted then spent most of that […]

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Theresa May 'blindsided' by Speaker John Bercow's Brexit vote block

Theresa May ‘blindsided’ by Speaker John Bercow’s Brexit vote block

Theresa May was presiding over a full-blown constitutional crisis on Tuesday after the Speaker blocked a third vote on her divorce deal with just 10 days to go until Brexit . In a shock move, John Bercow said he would not permit another meaningful vote unless the Government had made significant changes to its Brexit […]

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Brexit: Theresa May should make 'dignified exit' to get deal through says Esther McVey

Brexit: Theresa May should make ‘dignified exit’ to get deal through says Esther McVey

Theresa May should make a “dignified departure” to get her deal through Parliament according to Esther McVey. It came after suggestions that the Prime Minister will only get her Brexit deal voted through Parliament if she agrees to stand down. Ms McVey said she would be willing to stand as next Conservative leader “if there […]

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DUP's Nigel Dodds says Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley should be sacked

DUP’s Nigel Dodds says Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley should be sacked

The Westminster leader of the DUP has said Theresa May should sack Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley. Mr Dodd’s intervention breaks as his party is in the middle of tense negotiations with the Conservative government to back Mrs May’s twice defeated withdrawal arrangement. The DUP agreed to prop up Mrs May’s Government in a confidence […]

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