Theresa May

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

May and Corbyn miss PMQs to attend journalist’s funeral

May and Corbyn miss PMQs to attend journalist’s funeral

May and Corbyn miss PMQs to attend journalist’s funeral

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have missed Prime Minister’s Questions to attend the funeral of Lyra McKee who was killed during gunfire in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

PM ‘empty-chaired’ as teenage climate activist meets party leaders

PM ‘empty-chaired’ as teenage climate activist meets party leaders

PM ‘empty-chaired’ as teenage climate activist meets party leaders

Theresa May has been "empty-chaired" by organisers of a politicians' round-table with the Swedish teenager behind a global wave of youth climate change protests.

Nigel Evans MP: ‘We need a new leadership contest’

Nigel Evans MP: ‘We need a new leadership contest’

Nigel Evans MP: ‘We need a new leadership contest’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has said that he wants to see Theresa May step down as prime minister and a new leadership contest to take place “as soon as possible”.

Theresa May could face no-confidence vote from local Tory groups

Theresa May could face no-confidence vote from local Tory groups

Theresa May could face no-confidence vote from local Tory groups

Prime Minister Theresa May could face a no-confidence challenge from Conservative grassroots campaigners.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Donald Tusk ‘dreams’ of Brexit being reversed

Donald Tusk: 'I will not stop dreaming about a united Europe'

Donald Tusk: 'I will not stop dreaming about a united Europe'

European Council president Donald Tusk said he still believed that Brexit could be reversed after the UK's departure from the EU was delayed until October 31.

Notre Dame Cathedral fire 'fully extinguished'

Notre Dame Cathedral fire 'fully extinguished'

Notre Dame Cathedral fire 'fully extinguished'

Firefighters have fully extinguished a catastrophic fire at Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Dominic Grieve: PM’s departure may not ‘make any difference’

Dominic Grieve: PM’s departure may not ‘make any difference’

Dominic Grieve: PM’s departure may not ‘make any difference’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that Theresa May stepping down as prime minister would not “make any difference” to the outcome of Brexit.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

The sister of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is to stand as a candidate for Nigel Farage's new Brexit party in the forthcoming European elections.

Kate Hoey accuses PM of ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Labour MP Kate Hoey has accused Theresa May of running a “mini-dictatorship” and called for her to resign.

Nigel Farage: EU elections ‘first step in political revolution'

Nigel Farage: EU elections first step in political revolution

Nigel Farage: EU elections first step in political revolution

Nigel Farage has said that the European elections beginning on May 23 will be the “first step to attempting a political revolution”.

John Redwood is 'desperate to get our hands' on £39bn sent to EU

John Redwood 'desperate' to get EU money

John Redwood 'desperate' to get EU money

Conservative MP John Redwood has said he is “desperate” to get the money the UK sends to Brussels as part of its EU membership.

Government stands down no-deal Brexit plans

Brexit briefing: Government stands down no-deal Brexit plans

Brexit briefing: Government stands down no-deal Brexit plans

The government is standing down emergency preparations for a no-deal Brexit following the latest delay to Britain's withdrawal from the EU, it has been reported.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he is concerned about the “Tommy Robinson-style” UKIP has adopted in the run up to the European elections.

Sammy Wilson: Changing leader could give different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has said that a change in prime minister could provide a “different outcome” in the EU negotiations.

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that Remain would have to be an option in a second referendum because “people in a democracy are allowed to change their minds”.

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

The UK is heading for a Halloween Brexit after the remaining 27 EU nations offered Theresa May a further six months to get her withdrawal deal approved.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bill Cash MP brands Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

The member of the European Scrutiny Committee has said that the further extension of Article 50 is a “complete and total travesty of constitutional arrangements”.

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

European leaders are poised to grant Theresa May a longer extension to Britain's membership of the EU than she will request at a crunch summit in Brussels on Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Cooper bill receives royal assent becoming law

Cooper bill to extend Article 50 becomes law

Cooper bill to extend Article 50 becomes law

The bill put forward by Labour MP Yvette Cooper to extend Article 50 in a bid to avoid a no-deal Brexit has received royal assent and become law.

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

The former environment secretary has said that the prime minister should “move aside” ahead of Friday, so that the UK can leave the EU without a deal.

Brexit briefing: Theresa May to meet Merkel and Macron in push for A50 extension

Brexit briefing: PM to meet Merkel and Macron in push for A50 extension

Brexit briefing: PM to meet Merkel and Macron in push for A50 extension

The prime minister is to visit Berlin and Paris for Brexit talks as she seeks support for a further Article 50 extension.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

 Lord Adonis: Any deal May offers Corbyn ‘is not worth the paper it is written on’

Lord Adonis: Any deal May offers Corbyn ‘is not worth the paper it is written on’

Lord Adonis: Any deal May offers ‘is not worth the paper it is written on'

Lord Andrew Adonis, who supports a second referendum, has said that any deal Theresa May offers the Labour leader “is not worth the paper it is written on”.

Brexit briefing: Tories warn PM over Labour Brexit compromise

Brexit briefing: Tories warn PM over Labour Brexit compromise

Brexit briefing: Tories warn PM over Labour Brexit compromise

Theresa May has angered Tories by holding talks with Labour, with Brexiteers including Boris Johnson concerned she will accept a customs union as the price for a deal with Jeremy Corbyn.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Labour MP on Brexit talks: Corbyn ‘probably longing to be at his allotment’

Labour MP on Brexit talks: Corbyn ‘probably longing to be at his allotment’

Labour MP on Brexit talks: Corbyn ‘probably longing to be at his allotment’

Labour MP Rosie Duffield has said that Jeremy Corbyn is “probably longing to be at the allotment this weekend” as Labour continue to meet with the government to negotiate a Brexit compromise.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May has written to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting an extension to Article 50 until June 30.

Dominic Grieve MP: ‘I have no desire to get rid of Theresa May’

Dominic Grieve MP: ‘I have no desire to get rid of Theresa May’

Dominic Grieve MP: ‘I have no desire to get rid of Theresa May’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that he has not “no desire to get rid of Theresa May” amid rumours that the Conservative ERG group are considering a no-confidence vote on the prime minister’s leadership.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

The former Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that legalising drugs would “significantly reduce” street violence.

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell, who has campaigned for a second referendum on any Brexit deal, has said that the Labour leader is aware that talks with Theresa May are “an obvious trap”.

Brexit briefing: Bill to further delay Brexit clears Commons by one vote

Brexit briefing: Bill to further delay Brexit clears Commons by one vote

Brexit briefing: Bill to further delay Brexit clears Commons by one vote

Proposals to further delay the date of Brexit have moved closer to becoming law after they passed through the Commons by one vote.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Tom Brake: MPs are ‘treading water’ over Brexit

Tom Brake: MPs 'treading water' over Brexit

Tom Brake: MPs 'treading water' over Brexit

The Liberal Democrats’ Brexit spokesman has said that MPs are “treading water” on the issue of Brexit as the UK’s original date of departure passed last week.

Cooper bill progresses to next stage

Cooper bill progresses to next stage

The bill to prevent no-deal Brexit has moved closer to becoming law after the Commons voted to progress it to the next stage.

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: PM seeks to delay April 12 Brexit day

Brexit briefing: PM seeks to delay April 12 Brexit day

Theresa May is looking to extend Brexit so she can negotiate a way forward with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Thousands of pro-Brexit marchers protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters have gathered outside parliament to protest against the delay to Brexit, on the day that the UK was set to leave the European Union.

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

The prime minister’s withdrawal agreement is set to return to the House of Commons today.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

The shadow foreign secretary has said that Theresa May is “doomed” because she is not capable of “a good old-fashioned compromise”.

Lord Michael Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Michael Heseltine, who served as deputy prime minister under John Major, has said that Theresa May lost “any credibility” she had when she “crossed the floor to become a Brexiteer”.

Theresa May says she will quit ahead of next stage of Brexit

Theresa May says she will quit ahead of next stage of Brexit

Theresa May says she will quit ahead of next stage of Brexit

Theresa May has told Tory MPs "she would not remain in post for the next phase of the negotiations", MP James Cartlidge said as he left a meeting of the 1922 Committee in Westminster.

Almost half of Brits cannot choose between Corbyn or May for PM

Almost half of Brits cannot choose between Corbyn or May for PM

Almost half of Brits cannot choose between Corbyn or May for PM

A poll has shown that 46 per cent of people do not know who would make a better prime minister between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn.

Vote Leave campaign director threatens to set up new political party

Vote Leave's Dominic Cummings threatens to form new political party

Vote Leave's Dominic Cummings threatens to form new political party

The official Leave campaign director has threatened to set up a new political party or campaign group in a fiery blog post.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: MPs vote to take control of Brexit process

Brexit briefing: MPs vote to take control of Brexit process

Theresa May's Brexit strategy is in disarray after MPs voted to wrest control of the process from the hands of ministers.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019

Theresa May: still no 'support' for meaningful vote

Theresa May: still no 'support' for meaningful vote

Theresa May has told MPs that there is not sufficient support to pass a third meaningful vote on her Brexit deal.

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘We need a new Conservative leader’

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘We need a new Conservative leader’

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘We need a new Conservative leader’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that the Conservatives need a new “leader who is a Brexiteer”.

People’s Vote march is ‘shift in the mood of the public’

People’s Vote march is ‘shift in the mood of the public’

People’s Vote march is ‘shift in the mood of the public’

Independent Group MP Mike Gapes has said the People’s Vote march shows “a shift in the mood of the public” after hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through London on Saturday.

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May ‘most incompetent prime minister in living memory’

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May ‘most incompetent prime minister in living memory’

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May ‘most incompetent prime minister in living memory’

Conservative peer Nigel Lawson has described Theresa May as the “most incompetent prime minister in living memory” amid reports that cabinet ministers are planning a “coup” to oust her as leader.

Brexit latest: Cabinet ministers dismiss reports of ‘coup’ against Theresa May

Brexit latest: Cabinet ministers dismiss reports of ‘coup’ against Theresa May

Brexit latest: Cabinet ministers dismiss reports of ‘coup’ against Theresa May

Two senior ministers have dismissed reports of a "coup" to oust the prime minister as Theresa May is expected to convene her Cabinet on Monday morning.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems will ‘do exceptionally well’ in next general election

Vince Cable: Lib Dems will ‘do exceptionally well’ in next general election

Vince Cable: Lib Dems will ‘do exceptionally well’ in next general election

The Liberal Democrat leader has said that he expects the party to “do exceptionally well” in the next general election.

Theresa May faces criticism over knife crime summit date

Theresa May faces criticism over knife crime summit date

Theresa May faces criticism over knife crime summit date

Theresa May was accused of breaking a promise to knife crime victims over the time taken to organise a Downing Street summit.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wes Streeting: The prime minister has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Brexit: Theresa May has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Brexit: Theresa May has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Labour MP Wes Streeting has said that the prime minister has “extraordinary cheek” to blame MPs for the stalling Brexit negotiations during her speech on Wednesday night.

EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

The European Union looks set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22, so long as MPs approve Theresa May's withdrawal deal in a House of Commons vote next week.

Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has called on Theresa May to resign if her deal is rejected for a third time.

Merkel and May

Angela Merkel says she will 'do everything' to stop no-deal Brexit

Angela Merkel says she will 'do everything' to stop no-deal Brexit

German chancellor Angela Merkel says she will work "until the last hour" to try and ensure that Britain does not leave the European Union without a deal.

Sammy Wilson

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

The DUP's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has said he doesn't "take any pleasure" from the way in which the Prime Minister and the country have been treated throughout Brexit negotiations.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

The Labour leader has accused Theresa May of a campaign of “blackmail, bullying and bribery” as part of an attempt to gain support for her Brexit deal.

What's in Theresa May's letter to the EU?

What's in Theresa May's letter to the EU?

Theresa May has written a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting an extension of Article 50 until June 30.

Brexit

Brexit deadlock: What happens next?

Brexit: What happens next?

The Prime Minister will write to Brussels today asking for a short extension to Article 50.

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