EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal with new UK PM, says Irish foreign minister

EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal with new UK PM, says Irish foreign minister

Simon Coveney described political events at Westminster as “extraordinary”, as he questioned the logic of politicians who believed a change of leader would deliver changes to the agreement struck by Theresa May/David Young, Press Association,PA Ready News UK

The EU will not renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal deal regardless of who the UK’s next prime minister is, Ireland’s foreign minister has warned.

Simon Coveney described political events at Westminster as “extraordinary”, as he questioned the logic of politicians who believed a change of leader would deliver changes to the agreement struck by Theresa May. Continue reading EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal with new UK PM, says Irish foreign minister

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UK to send MEPs to European Parliament – but for how long?

UK to send MEPs to European Parliament – but for how long?

Politicians elected for these reallocated seats will in limbo – unable to take up their place until the UK and its MEPs leave//Crimson Tazvinzwa
Almost three years after voting to leave the European Union, Britons will go to the polls to elect new MEPs after Brexit was delayed. Continue reading UK to send MEPs to European Parliament – but for how long?

Brexit cross-party talks fail over ‘weakness and instability’ of Theresa May’s Government

Brexit cross-party talks fail over ‘weakness and instability’ of Theresa May’s Government

I have written to Theresa May to say that talks on finding a compromise agreement for leaving the European Union have gone as far as they can; Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn

It was the moment we all knew would arrive sooner or later. On Friday morning it emerged that cross-party talks on Brexit had finally collapsed. 

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the leaders of two very different forces in British politics, failed to reach a compromise deal after six weeks of negotiations, and, it seems, we are back to square one.  Continue reading Brexit cross-party talks fail over ‘weakness and instability’ of Theresa May’s Government

May should set resignation date next week – Graham Brady

May should set resignation date next week – Graham Brady

UK, EU to agree free-trade deal, October 31 Brexit date in doubt – Reuters poll
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative MPs to address her future, the group’s chairman said on Saturday.

Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, which can make or break party leaders, told BBC Radio that May had been asked to give “clarity” at next Wednesday’s meeting after she failed to get her Brexit deal through parliament, leaving the government in a state of limbo. Continue reading May should set resignation date next week – Graham Brady