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Theresa May: Brexit won’t be easier if I’m ousted

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May has told her critics that getting rid of her as PM would not make delivering Brexit any easier. Mrs May, who has been facing calls for a no-confidence vote from some of her MPs since her draft plan for leaving the EU was published on Wednesday, said ousting her would […]

Brexit: Gove and Fox back May as PM seeks to quell Tory revolt

Media captionTheresa May responds to call to stand aside Leading Brexiteers in the cabinet have rallied behind Theresa May amid attempts to unseat her by Tory MPs. Michael Gove said he “absolutely” had confidence in Mrs May as he confirmed he would not be following several other ministers out of the door. And Liam Fox […]

Brexit agreement: Theresa May faces MPs’ questions

Media captionTheresa May says she believes with her “head and her heart” that it is in the best interests of the UK Theresa May faces a grilling from MPs later over the draft Brexit agreement the UK has reached with the EU. The PM secured her cabinet’s backing for the deal after a five-hour meeting, […]

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Image copyright HoC Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here’s what happened. Mrs May’s draft Brexit agreement was the only show in town – and Jeremy Corbyn went for it, despite the disadvantage – shared by everyone who is not in the cabinet or a select group of Tory […]

Brexit: A guide to where we are

Media captionBrexit agreement in 30 seconds: What does the 585-page document say? Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with Brussels, and her cabinet has backed it. What happens now? The basics: A reminder The UK is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on Friday 29 March, 2019, after people voted […]

Brexit: DUP MP Sammy Wilson hits out at ‘poor deal’

Image caption East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson reacted angrily to the government’s Brexit text The DUP has described the government’s Brexit text as a “poor deal” after Prime Minister Theresa May announced the cabinet had voted to support it. East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson reacted angrily to the news saying it was “a deal she […]

Brexit: Scottish Secretary David Mundell backs Brexit deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Mundell arrived in Downing Street for a cabinet meeting on Wednesday afternoon Scottish Secretary David Mundell has backed the draft Brexit deal despite concerns about its impact on the fishing industry. Emerging from a five-hour cabinet meeting, he said the alternative of a no-deal would be “appalling” for Scotland. […]

Brexit: UK and EU ‘agree text’ of draft withdrawal agreement

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ministers were being briefed individually on the draft agreement UK and EU officials have agreed the draft text of a Brexit agreement after months of negotiations. A cabinet source told the BBC that the document has been agreed at a technical level by officials from both sides after intensive discussions […]

Brexit: UK and EU ‘agree text’ of draft withdrawal agreement

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ministers are being briefed individually on the draft agreement UK and EU officials have agreed the draft text of a Brexit agreement after months of negotiations in Brussels. A cabinet source told the BBC that the document has been agreed at a technical level by officials from both sides after […]

A brief guide to where we are with Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images We are now entering the Brexit “endgame”, Prime Minister Theresa May tells us. What does she mean? The basics: A reminder The UK is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on Friday 29 March, 2019. The reason the UK is leaving is because people voted by 51.9% to 48.1% […]

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