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Tag: Brexit deadline

  • Thursday, April 25th 2019 - 09:27 UTC

    Tories call for more clarity from PM May as to how long she will remain in office

    Last month, Mrs. May pledged to stand down if and when Parliament ratified her Brexit withdrawal agreement with the EU

    Senior Tories have ruled out changing their rules to allow an early challenge to Theresa May's leadership, but have asked for more clarity about how long she will remain in office. Under current rules, MPs cannot hold a new confidence vote in her leadership until December - 12 months on from last year's vote which she won.

  • Friday, March 15th 2019 - 08:38 UTC

    EU open to granting UK a long extension, but some member countries demand certain conditions

    All 27 other EU nations would have to agree to an extension, and Mr Tusk, who is the bloc's summit chairman, will hold talks with several leaders

    European Council President Donald Tusk has said he will appeal to EU leaders “to be open to a long extension” of the Brexit deadline, if the UK needs to rethink its strategy and get consensus. His intervention came as UK MPs voted to seek a delay of the 29 March deadline to leave the EU. EU leaders meet in Brussels on 21 March and they would have the final say.

  • Wednesday, February 27th 2019 - 09:20 UTC

    Brexit deadline: Mrs May promises a vote on delaying UK's withdrawal

    Mrs May made a statement to MPs about Brexit on Tuesday, amid the threat of a revolt by Remain-supporting ministers

    Theresa May has promised MPs a vote on delaying the UK's departure from the EU or ruling out a no-deal Brexit, if they reject her deal next month. Mrs. May made a statement to MPs about Brexit on Tuesday, amid the threat of a revolt by Remain-supporting ministers

  • Monday, February 25th 2019 - 09:15 UTC

    PM May considering delaying Brexit deadline for two months

    Government options include making a formal request to Brussels to delay Brexit if May cannot secure a deal by March 12, the newspaper reported

    Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a plan under which Britain’s exit from the European Union would be delayed for up to two months, the Telegraph reported on Sunday. British government officials have drawn up a series of options, which were circulated at the weekend, in a bid to avoid resignations by ministers determined to support a backbench bid to take a “no deal” Brexit off the table this week, according to the Telegraph.