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Theresa May"s Cabinet customs row is irrelevant, it"s the Brexit backstop that really matters

Getty Westminster politics has recently been dominated by the row within Cabinet over "max fac" vs Theresa May's customs partnership. These are the two i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2018

All-UK customs Brexit deal report is "speculation": PM May"s office

A report suggesting an all-UK customs deal will be written into the legally binding agreement governing Britain's withdrawal from the EU to avoid the need for an Irish backstop is "speculation", Prime Minister Theresa May's office said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 3rd, 2018

Theresa May reportedly wants to stay in the customs union for years after Brexit

Reuters Theresa May and her Cabinet are reportedly ready to stay in the customs union beyond 2021. The extension would g.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2018

Theresa May"s cabinet in chaos as Boris Johnson calls her Brexit plans "crazy"

Reuters Boris Johnson calls on May to ditch her "crazy" plans to form a 'customs partnership' with the EU. May and her team have asked Johnson and the rest of her cabinet to back her plans, which they beli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2018

Pound Rallies As May Secures Critical Brexit Concessions From EU

Has Theresa May done the impossible? Though negotiations are still taking place between May and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker in Strasbourg, UK Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington told the Commons on Monday night that May had .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 11th, 2019

3 UK Cabinet ministers may break with PM May over Brexit

Three senior British Cabinet ministers are suggesting they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is agreed to in the next week......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 23rd, 2019

Brexit Brief: U.K. prime minister seeks to ease local concerns in Northern Ireland

Theresa May is fighting to find an alternative to the controversial Irish backstop and deliver Brexit on time.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

How a ‘Customs Union’ Could Define Post-Brexit Trade

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal is all but dead and the U.K. needs to come up with a new plan for how it wants to trade with the European Union after the divorce. A customs union could well be part of the solution. Such an arrangement .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2019

Theresa May Could Be Removed As Soon As Wednesday If Vote On Brexit Deal Fails

After months of wrangling with the EU over the details of the Irish backstop, followed by a delayed Commons vote as May wrangled with intransigent Brexiteers wary (hysterically so, some would argue) of be.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 13th, 2019

Brexit May Not Happen, Senior UK Official Warns

Since wrapping up negotiations with the EU over the UK Brexit withdrawal treaty and its troublesome Irish Backstop, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted that her fractious parliament has three options: Her deal, no deal or no Brexit at.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 30th, 2018

May"s Cabinet Denies "Second Referendum" Rumors As MPs And Traders Wonder: "What On Earth Do We Do Next?"

After the Brexit-related developments of the past few days, Prime Minister Theresa May will have a lot of ex.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 16th, 2018

U.K."s May confirms Brexit vote delay, says deal must include controversial Northern Ireland backstop

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal she agreed with the European Union would be delayed during a speech in the British House of Commons on Monday. The primer minister further said there was "no deal.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

UK leader may let Parliament decide on Brexit backstop

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she may let Parliament decide whether to trigger the contentious Northern Ireland "backstop" as she struggles to overcome opposition to her Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2018

Cabinet "Alliance" Working On Secret Plan For "Super Norway" Brexit Alternative: Telegraph

With Theresa May out of town for the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, eight of May's senior cabinet ministers are reportedly working behind her back to undermine her draft deal, or at the very least hammer out an alternative propos.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 30th, 2018

The Single Sentence That Would Rescue Theresa May"s Brexit Deal

Authored by Malcolm Lowe via The Gatestone Institute, Theresa May presented her Brexit deal to her cabinet o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 22nd, 2018

The 40 "Hidden Horrors" Of Theresa May"s Brexit Deal

After a chaotic week that saw seven of Theresa May's senior cabinet ministers resign (including her second Brexit commissioner in six months), London business leaders poured salt in the prim.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 17th, 2018

Pessimism Reigns Among Brexit Experts

Theresa May managed to get the draft Brexit agreement approved by her cabinet after five hours of discussion Wednesday night. As Statista's Martin Armstrong not.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 17th, 2018

Brexit Deal: Pound Drops After Dominic Raab, Esther McVey Resign

The United Kingdom’s currency the pound sterling has taken a drastic drop on Thursday morning as multiple members of Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet resigned hours after a co.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 15th, 2018

Currencies: Pound plunges more than 1% against the buck as May’s orderly Brexit looks in doubt

The British pound tanks against its main rivals on Thursday as senior members of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet resign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

May"s Plan In Jeopardy As 2 Cabinet Ministers Resign; Pound Tumbles

Theresa May's draft Brexit plan isn't dead yet - but its chances of survival certainly aren't looking good. With only 10 days until a hoped-for EU summit, the government of Theresa May lost a key senior offi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2018

U.K."s May Gets Cabinet"s Go-Ahead on Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May secured cabinet approval for her Brexit deal, clearing an important hurdle but setting the stage for a battle in Parliament that could shake her government and unravel the pact with the EU......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2018