Posts tagged as British Prime Minister Theresa May

Factbox: Who might be Britain’s next prime minister if May quits?

By William James, Andrew MacAskill on Friday, March 29, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May offered on Wednesday to quit if her twice-defeated EU divorce deal passes, in a last-ditch attempt to persuade Eurosceptics to back it. Below are some of those who could be in the frame to replace her: MICHAEL GOVE, 51 Gove, one of the highest-profile Brexit campaigners during the 2016 referendum, has had to rebuild his cabinet career after falling early to May in the contest…

Estonian PM says possibility of achieving Brexit deal remains

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The result of the no-confidence vote against British Prime Minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Wednesday indicates that there is still a possibility of achieving a Brexit deal, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said. “We are now waiting for proposals from the United Kingdom regarding moving forward with their withdrawal from the European Union. The next steps are for Prime Minister May to decide. I commend her…

EU sees Brexit deal close, but London has to drop its key red line

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Michel Barnier, the head Brexit negotiator of the European Union, has stated a Brexit agreement could be achieved next week. To avoid impediments on trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, London would have to abandon red line and agree to a customs union. British news portal The Guardian reported on Wednesday, October 10, that the EU’s chief negotiator explained that the choice of the UK is…