Nancy Pelosi Clashed With Tory Brexiteers Over Northern Ireland Border

Nancy Pelosi Clashed With Tory Brexiteers Over Northern Ireland Border

Nancy Pelosi, the US Speaker of the House of Representatives, clashed with pro-Brexit Tory MPs during a meeting in London this week.

HuffPost UK understands Pelosi, the leading Democrat, had a terse exchange with members of Jacob Rees-Mogg’s European Research Group over their view of the Northern Ireland border.

“Don’t condescend to me or to us,” sources said she told leading ERG member Mark Francois. Continue reading Nancy Pelosi Clashed With Tory Brexiteers Over Northern Ireland Border

Advertisements
Iain Duncan Smith urges Theresa May to quit by end of May

Iain Duncan Smith urges Theresa May to quit by end of May

The former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith has called on Theresa May to resign as prime minister next month, saying the timetable for her departure should still stand despite her failure to pass a withdrawal agreement.

“I know that the prime minister has already said she’s going. She said she would go as and when the agreement was ratified, which was looking at around about May, June. I think those dates still stand,” he told Sky’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday.

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram DOWN due to technical issue 

“I think that what the PM has to do is aim everything now towards departure before the Euros [elections] which would then allow her to step away having done what she said she would do, getting the UK out of the European Union one way or the other and then we can have another leadership election and pick a new leader, which is the way it has to be.”

Continue reading Iain Duncan Smith urges Theresa May to quit by end of May

Brexit: Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron

Brexit: Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron

Mrs May is meeting Angela Merkel in Berlin, followed by Emmanuel Macron in Paris, to urge them to back her request to delay Brexit again until 30 June. The prime minister will be at an emergency summit on Wednesday when all EU states will vote on an extension. Continue reading Brexit: Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron

EU to seek €10bn from Britain even in no-deal Brexit scenario

EU to seek €10bn from Britain even in no-deal Brexit scenario

The UK’s gross budget contribution to the EU for 2019 is €17.49bn. Of that sum, Britain has already contributed €7.2bn, meaning that in a No Deal situation the EU would face a shortfall of €10.2bn this financial year. The EU now expects that amount to be paid – AIWA! NO! Continue reading EU to seek €10bn from Britain even in no-deal Brexit scenario