Theresa May

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

John Redwood

Sir John Redwood: 'I hate the way that some MPs so scorn the British people'

Sir John Redwood: 'I hate the way that some MPs so scorn the British people'

The Conservative MP has revealed his contempt for MPs who want to "thwart the wishes" of the 17.4 million people who voted to leave in the EU referendum.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Theresa May suffers defeat on Brexit motion after European Research Group abstain

May suffers defeat on Brexit motion after European Research Group abstain

Theresa May's amendment asking for support for her Brexit plan was voted down by a majority of 303 to 258

Labour amendment to bring Brexit deal back to Commons fails

Labour amendment to bring Brexit deal back to Commons fails

The Labour Party has had an amendment that would have demanded the Prime Minister bring her Brexit deal in front of the Commons on February 27 defeated

Former Gove advisor says Brussels could refuse to budge on backstop if MPs don't unite under May

Former Gove advisor says Brussels could refuse to budge on backstop if MPs don't unite under May

Former Gove advisor says EU could refuse to budge on backstop if MPs don't unite

Henry Newman, a former advisor to Michael Gove, told talkRADIO's Mike Graham that tonight's vote could 'give Brussels the excuse' to refuse changes to the backstop if MPs can't agree on a Brexit plan

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Chris Grayling over ‘fiasco’ of cancelled Brexit ferry contract to boatless Seaborne Freight

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Chris Grayling over ‘fiasco’ of cancelled Brexit ferry contract

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Chris Grayling over Seaborne Freight ‘fiasco'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Chris Grayling over the ‘fiasco’ of having to cancel a no-deal Brexit ferry contract with a company that it did not have any boats.

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve: 'We will not be leaving the EU on March 29'

Dominic Grieve: 'We will not be leaving the EU on March 29'

The former attorney general has revealed he would be "astonished" if the UK was ready to leave the EU on March 29, even with a deal secured.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Public funds should be used to save local journalism, says report

Public funds should be used to save local journalism, says report

Public funds should be used to save local journalism, says report

Dame Frances Cairncross, who led a review into the future of UK media, has said that public funds should be used to rescue local journalism.

Theresa May

Theresa May: 'Opposing no-deal is not enough to stop it'

Theresa May: 'Opposing no-deal is not enough to stop it'

In a statement to the House of Commons, the Prime Minister urged MPs to back her Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

George Freeman MP: ‘I was looking forward to a Valentines love-in in Parliament, but that looks like it will be delayed’

George Freeman MP: ‘I was looking forward to a Valentines love-in in Parliament, but that looks like it will be delayed’

George Freeman MP: ‘I was looking forward to a Valentines love-in in Parliament'

George Freeman, Theresa May’s former policy adviser, has said that he was looking forward to “a Valentines love-in” on Thursday, when the prime minister is set to return to update MPs on progress with the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Philip Hammond’s promise for a ‘deal dividend’ is ‘not credible’, says MP Nicky Morgan

Philip Hammond’s promise for a ‘deal dividend’ is ‘not credible’, says MP Nicky Morgan

Chancellor's promise for a ‘deal dividend’ is ‘not credible’, says Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury Committee, has dismissed the Chancellor’s forecast of a “deal dividend” saying it was “not credible” to describe any economic boost from a Brexit deal as a "dividend".

Andrea Leadsom: MPs need to support Theresa May’s Brexit deal to ‘move forward with their lives’

Andrea Leadsom: MPs need to support Theresa May’s Brexit deal so UK can ‘move forward with our lives’

Andrea Leadsom: MPs need to back May’s deal to ‘move forward' with their lives

Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom has urged MPs to support Theresa May’s deal so that they “can actually leave the EU and move forward with our lives”.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over the Conservative Party'

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over the Conservative Party'

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over Tories'

Andrew Bridgen MP has said that the formation of a new Brexit party, helmed by Nigel Farage, should worry the Conservatives if they don't deliver Brexit

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks anti-FGM bill

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect children at risk from FGM

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect children at risk of FGM

Conservative MP Christopher Chope, who had previously objected to a bill to criminalise upskirting, has blocked new legislation that would have strengthened laws against female mutilation.

John Redwood on Donald Tusk: ‘I don’t think he had me in mind - I set out a very clear plan'

John Redwood on Donald Tusk: ‘I don’t think he had me in mind - I set out a very clear plan'

John Redwood on Donald Tusk: ‘I don’t think he had me in mind’

Sir John Redwood, a member of pro-Brexit group Leave Means Leave, has said that the President of the European Council Donald Tusk did not have him “in mind” because the MP has always had a plan for leaving the EU.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Theresa May

Theresa May confronts Tusk over 'hell' comments during Brussels meeting

Theresa May confronts Tusk over 'hell' comments during Brussels meeting

The Prime Minister faced Donald Tusk during a meeting in Brussels today and told him his controversial "special place in hell" remarks were "not helpful".

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Theresa May dashes to London to attend lavish fundraising dinner before jetting off to Brussels

May attends lavish fundraising dinner before jetting off to Brussels

The Prime Minister attended a dinner with Tory donors before her meetings with EU leaders over Brexit

Sammy Wilson

DUP’s Sammy Wilson: Brexit will not ‘take us back’ to the Troubles

DUP’s Sammy Wilson: Brexit will not ‘take us back’ to the Troubles

Sammy Wilson, DUP’s Brexit spokesman has said that “there is absolutely no reason that leaving the EU should take us back” to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Sir Bernard Jenkin: MPs will not accept ‘window-dressing’, they want ‘substantive change’ on the backstop

Sir Bernard Jenkin: MPs will not accept ‘window-dressing’, they want ‘substantive change’ on the backstop

Sir Bernard Jenkin: MPs will not accept ‘window-dressing’ to the backstop

Conservative MP Sir Bernard Jenkin has said that MPs will not accept “window-dressing”, after the prime minister has suggested that she is seeking "changes" to the controversial backstop, rather than its total removal from the agreement.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Theresa May promises to deliver Brexit that ‘honours’ UK’s commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May promises to deliver Brexit that ‘honours’ UK’s commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May promises Brexit deal that ‘honours’ commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May will insist that she will deliver a Brexit deal that “honours our commitments to Northern Ireland”, admitting that she knew it was a “concerning time”.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019

Marcus Fysh MP: MPs need to ‘hold their nerve’ over Brexit negotiations

Marcus Fysh: MPs need to ‘hold their nerve’ over Brexit negotiations

Marcus Fysh: MPs need to ‘hold their nerve’ over Brexit negotiations

Conservative MP Marcus Fysh has said that MPs need to "hold their nerve" over the Brexit negotiations, as MPs prepare to meet with the Prime Minister to suggest alternatives to the Irish backstop.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Michel Barnier says EU will not renegotiate the backstop

Michel Barnier says EU will not renegotiate the backstop

Michel Barnier says EU will not renegotiate the backstop

Chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the Withdrawal Agreement must be signed in its current form before 'alternative arrangements' for the backstop can be discussed

Theresa May calls Scotland 'biggest threat to its own future' in PMQs

Theresa May calls Scotland 'biggest threat to its own future' in PMQs

Theresa May calls Scotland 'biggest threat to its own future' in PMQs

Theresa May castigated SNP MP Ian Blackford for comments about the Good Friday Agreement, and said the party's desire for an independent Scotland threatened its future

Tom Brake MP: Government support of ‘alternative arrangements’ for backstop is ‘bizarre’

Tom Brake MP: Government support of ‘alternative arrangements’ for backstop is ‘bizarre’

Tom Brake MP: May's support of ‘alternative arrangements’ amendment is ‘bizarre'

Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman has described the Government support for the Brady amendment as “bizarre”.

Could be ‘impossible’ to turn Brexit deal into law by March 29, says Dominic Raab’s former Chief of Staff

Could be ‘impossible’ to turn Brexit deal into law by March 29, says Dominic Raab’s former Chief of Staff

Could be ‘impossible’ to turn Brexit deal into law by March 29, says ex-Tory MP

Nick de Bois, former Chief of Staff for Dominic Raab has said that even if Theresa May’s next Brexit deal is passed by MPs, it could be impossible to turn the deal into legislation by March 29.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU refusal to renegotiate is 'kneecapping' the UK for leaving

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU refusal to renegotiate is 'kneecapping' the UK for leaving

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU refusal to renegotiate is 'kneecapping' the UK for leaving

Jacob Rees-Mogg said the EU could force the UK into a no deal situation as 'punishment' for wanting to renegotiate the Brexit deal

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Government-backed Brady amendment passes as MPs support ‘alternative arrangements’ instead of Brexit backstop

Government-backed Brady amendment passes as MPs support ‘alternative arrangements’ instead of Brexit backstop

Brady amendment passes calling for ‘alternative arrangements’ to Brexit backstop

MPs have approved Conservative MP Sir Graham Brady's Brexit amendment, which aims to replace the Northern Ireland backstop with "alternative arrangements".

Charlie Mullins: ‘I am a Conservative, I would rather settle for Corbyn than Brexit’

Charlie Mullins: ‘I am a Conservative, but I would rather settle for Corbyn than Brexit’

Charlie Mullins: ‘I am a Conservative, but I would rather Corbyn than Brexit'

Charlie Mullins, founder of Pimlico Plumbers has said that he would rather have Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister than leave the European Union.  

What do the amendments being tabled mean for Brexit?

Brexit deal amendments: What are MPs voting on?

Brexit deal amendments: What are MPs voting on?

Speaker Bercow has chosen seven motions to be voted on during the key Brexit vote on Tuesday night. Here's your guide to what they all mean.

Theresa May says she is ready to reopen Withdrawal Agreement to seek changes to Irish backstop

Theresa May says she is ready to reopen Withdrawal Agreement to seek changes to Irish backstop

Theresa May says she is ready to reopen Brexit agreement to change backstop

Prime Minister Theresa May has told Cabinet that she is ready to reopen the Withdrawal Agreement to seek legally-binding changes to the backstop, in the hope of winning the support of Parliament for her Brexit deal.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Philip Hammond and Amber Rudd hint they may resign if there's a no deal Brexit

Philip Hammond and Amber Rudd hint they may resign if there's a no deal Brexit

Two members of the Cabinet, Amber Rudd and Philip Hammond, did not rule out resigning if a no deal Brexit went ahead

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Police call for ‘more boots on the ground’ as homicides increase 14%

Police call for ‘more boots on the ground’ as homicides increase 14%

Police call for ‘more boots on the ground’ as homicides increase 14%

Police officers are calling for "more boots on the ground" as figures reveal a 14% rise in homicides - the highest number since 2008.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

PMQs

Theresa May: 'Corbyn willing to sit down with the IRA - yet he won't meet me to talk about Brexit'

Theresa May: Corbyn sat down with IRA - 'yet he won't meet me to talk Brexit'

The Prime Minister slammed the Labour leader for not agreeing to meet with her privately, claiming he had been willing to sit down with "Hamas, Hezbollah and the IRA without preconditions".

Dr Liam Fox: Yvette Cooper’s amendment ‘would have profound constitutional changes’

Dr Liam Fox: Yvette Cooper’s amendment ‘would have profound constitutional changes’

Liam Fox: Yvette Cooper’s amendment ‘would have profound constitutional changes'

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said that an amendment proposed by Labour’s Yvette Cooper would have “profound constitutional changes” to the UK.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Amber Rudd warns Theresa May up to 40 MPs could quit if they can't vote to extend Article 50

Amber Rudd warns Theresa May up to 40 MPs could quit if they can't vote to extend Article 50

Amber Rudd warns Theresa May 40 MPs could quit if they can't vote to extend A50

Work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd has reportedly warned the Prime Minister of possible resignations if MPs can't vote to extend Article 50

Dominic Grieve: 'Wealthy' people who want no deal Brexit 'want to see social unrest'

Dominic Grieve: 'Wealthy' people who want no deal Brexit 'want to see social unrest'

Dominic Grieve: 'People who want a no deal Brexit want to see social unrest'

Dominic Grieve MP said that some of his constituents are 'immune from the consequences' of no deal Brexit and might even want to witness social unrest

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

EU settlement fee to be scrapped

EU settlement fee to be scrapped

EU settlement fee to be scrapped

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that EU citizens will no longer have to pay a £65 settlement charge to apply to stay within the UK after Brexit.

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Parliament should not be allowed to take on the people’ amid calls to extend Article 50

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Parliament should not be allowed to take on the people’ amid calls to extend Article 50

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Parliament should not be allowed to take on the people’

Labour MP Kate Hoey has said that Parliament “should not be allowed to actually take on the people” over delaying leaving the European Union.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Dominic Grieve MP: Extending Article 50 will give ‘breathing space to sort ourselves out’

Dominic Grieve MP: Extending Article 50 will give ‘breathing space to sort ourselves out’

Dominic Grieve MP: Extending Article 50 will give ‘breathing space'

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that extending Article 50 has to be “an option” to give the UK “breathing space”.

Liam Fox accuses MPs of trying to ‘steal’ Brexit from the people

Liam Fox accuses MPs of trying to ‘steal’ Brexit from the people

Liam Fox accuses MPs of trying to ‘steal’ Brexit from the people

Leading Cabinet Brexiteer Liam Fox has lashed out at moves by MPs to rewrite the Commons rule book in an attempt to "hijack" Britain's withdrawal from the EU.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

Boris Johnson: Brexit delay would be seen as ‘an elite conspiracy to thwart Brexit’

Boris Johnson: Brexit delay would be seen as ‘an elite conspiracy to thwart Brexit’

Boris Johnson: Brexit delay is seen as ‘an elite conspiracy to thwart Brexit'

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for the UK Government to request an extension of Article 50, and that it would be seen by the public as an “elite conspiracy to thwart Brexit”.

It is ‘embarrassing’ Labour is behind in polls as the government 'falls apart at the seams', says Labour MP

It is ‘embarrassing’ Labour is behind in polls as the government 'falls apart at the seams', says Labour MP

It is ‘embarrassing’ Labour is behind in polls, says Labour MP

Labour MP Darren Jones has said that it is “embarrassing” that Labour is behind the Conservatives in the polls, when the government is “falling apart at the seams”.

Vince Cable on meeting with Theresa May: ‘She is a courteous woman and easy to talk to'

Vince Cable on meeting with Theresa May: ‘She is a courteous woman and easy to talk to'

Vince Cable on meeting with Theresa May: ‘She is easy to talk to’

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has said that his meeting with Theresa May was “non-confrontational”, and that she was a “courteous woman and easy to talk to”.

Owen Paterson MP: The political establishment ‘will do anything they can to frustrate’ Brexit

Owen Paterson MP: The political establishment ‘will do anything they can to frustrate’ Brexit

Owen Paterson MP: The political establishment will try to 'frustrate' Brexit

Conservative MP Owen Paterson has said that the political establishment “will do anything they possibly can to frustrate” Brexit, adding that “the latest manifestation” was the “hysterical campaign” against leaving with no deal.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn urges Labour MPs not to 'engage' with Theresa May about Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn urges Labour MPs not to 'engage' with Theresa May about Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn urges Labour MPs not to 'engage' with Theresa May about Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn has written to MPs urging them not to engage with the government until a no deal Brexit is ruled out

Alastair Campbell: Theresa May does not want to be the Prime Minister that ‘splits’ the Conservative Party

Alastair Campbell: Theresa May does not want to be the Prime Minister that ‘splits’ the Conservative Party

Alastair Campbell: May does not want to be the person that ‘splits’ the Tories

Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's Downing Street Press Secretary, has said that Prime Minister Theresa May does not want to be “the person on whose watch the Conservative Party splits”.

People's Vote campaigner Femi Oluwole: EU citizens are ‘propping up the NHS’

People's Vote campaigner Femi Oluwole: EU citizens are ‘propping up the NHS’

Femi Oluwole: EU citizens are ‘propping up the NHS’

Femi Oluwole, co-founder of Our Future, Our Choice has said that citizens from European Union countries are “propping up the NHS”.

Labour’s Alan Johnson: ‘If I was still an MP, I would have been voting for Theresa May's deal'

Former Foreign Secretary Alan Johnson: ‘If I was still an MP, I would have been voting for Theresa May's deal'

Alan Johnson: ‘If I was still an MP, I would have voted for May's deal'

Alan Johnson, a former Labour Foreign Secretary has said that if he was still an MP he would have voted for Theresa May’s deal, and described the Labour MPs who did as “brave”.

David Davis: Labour are trying to take away no-deal ‘the one lever’ UK has in Brexit negotiations

David Davis: Labour are trying to take away no-deal ‘the one lever’ UK has in Brexit negotiations

David Davis: Labour are trying to take away no-deal ‘the one lever’ UK has

Former Brexit Secretary David Davis has said that it is “simply not good enough” for Labour to take away no-deal Brexit because it is the “one lever” the UK has in the Brexit negotiations.

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to meet with Theresa May unless she rules out no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to meet with Theresa May unless she rules out no-deal Brexit

Corbyn refuses to meet with Theresa May unless she rules out no-deal Brexit

Labour has demanded Theresa May kill off a no-deal Brexit as the price of talks with Jeremy Corbyn about finding a way out of the crisis that has paralysed Westminster politics.

Peter Bone MP: Extending Article 50 would the ‘greatest mistake’ for Theresa May

Peter Bone MP: Extending Article 50 would the ‘greatest mistake’ for Theresa May

Peter Bone MP: Extending Article 50 would the ‘greatest mistake’ for May

Conservative MP Peter Bone has said that extending Article 50 would be the “greatest mistake” for Theresa May because the current March 29 deadline makes the EU “think very carefully” about their position.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote against her government

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote against her government by 19-vote majority

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote against her by 19-vote majority

Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote against her by 19 votes.

Jeremy Corbyn will lose "hundreds of thousands" of young voters if he lets them down on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn will lose 'hundreds of thousands' of young voters if he lets them down on Brexit, says anti-Brexit campaigner

Corbyn will lose 'thousands' of young voters if he lets them down on Brexit

Will Dry, co-President of Our Future Our Choice has said that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will lose young voters in the next general election if he “lets down the hundreds of thousands of young people” on Brexit.

‘We would not be here if we had a better opposition’, says Liberal Democrat MP Wera Hobhouse

‘We would not be here if we had a better opposition’, says Liberal Democrat MP Wera Hobhouse

‘We would not be here if we had a better opposition’, says Lib Dem MP

Liberal Democrat Wera Hobhouse has said if the UK “had a better opposition”, it would not be in this position on Brexit, as Theresa May faced a huge defeat her withdrawal deal on Tuesday night.

Nicky Morgan MP

Nicky Morgan MP: The country is ‘horror-struck’ at Parliament’s handling of Brexit

Nicky Morgan MP: The country is ‘horror-struck’ at Parliament over Brexit

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has said that people are "horror-struck" at Parliament over its handling of Brexit, as Theresa May suffered a major defeat on her Brexit deal on Tuesday night. 

Theresa May rules out revoking Article 50 in PMQs as she and Jeremy Corbyn trade insults

Theresa May rules out revoking Article 50 in PMQs as she and Jeremy Corbyn trade insults

May rules out revoking Article 50 in PMQs as she and Corbyn trade insults

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn traded strong words during the first Prime Minister's Questions after May's defeat over her Brexit deal

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