’s opposition Labour Party suffered a dramatic split on Monday morning after a group of its politicians decided to leave in protest over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of Brexit.The breakaway group comprises the influential pro-European parliamentarian Chuka Umunna, as well as Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey.
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Reports in the Mirror suggested the ERG - chaired by Jacob-Rees Mogg - want Mrs May to quit after the local elections on May 2.Afterwards they would throw their collective weight behind former Foreign Secretary Mr Johnson – who quit Mrs May’s cabinet in protest at her Brexit strategy last year - in the ensuring leadership contest.
”The helping hand comes after news an informal British-Australian working group has been meeting in secret for around 18 months to bolster as much preparations for a Brexit no-deal in the weeks left before the March 29 deadline.But insiders say a trade deal between Australia and the UK cannot be drawn up until Britain officially leaves the bloc.
Brexit supporter Peter Shilton criticised the Prime Minister’s negotiated agreement with the EU as he branded her a “Remainer” during his first interview on the subject.Speaking with Nigel Farage on his LBC show, the goalkeeping legend claimed he was “gobsmacked” by how much of a “Remainer” Theresa May was.
Nobody believes our Remainer PM's cries of No Deal 'wolf' any more, Trevor Kavanagh writes
It will show the unnecessary crisis engulfing Britain as we stumble unprepared towards a No Deal Brexit was entirely made in Downing Street.They must swallow the unacceptable or take the blame for a No Deal Brexit.
PUBLISHED: 15:20, Sun, Feb 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 15:22, Sun, Feb 17, 2019 Conservative MP and Brexit supporter Ranil Jayawardena has claimed the UK will see “movement” from EU leaders with the threat of no deal increasing.Speaking to Sky News, Mr Jayawardena insisted Britain’s position of no deal still on the table “is creating waves on the continent”.
NIGEL Farage’s new Brexit Party has recruited a massive 100,000 members just one week after being registered - and even before the party formally launched or even opened an office.A huge 35,000 people applied for membership on the first day of it being registered by the Electoral Commission and since then, 10,000 people a day have joined the anti-EU party.
REMAINER Tony Blair has demanded a new Brexit referendum during a speech in Munich that saw the former Labour Prime Minister call Britain’s exit from the EU a “terrible mistake”.” According to Mr Blair, it would be pointless, just like Norway, to stay in close contact with the EU - without being able to have a say in the rules.
THERESA May is planning a Brexit crusade across Europe where the Prime Minister will speak to every EU leader in her bid to seek changes to her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.But a defeat in a symbolic vote in parliament on Thursday has weakened her pledge and increase the risk of a "no-deal" Brexit in 40 days.
Mrs May said: “History will judge us all for the parts we have played in this process.15pm update: PM may not reopen Brexit deal with EU, says ministerThe Prime Minister may not seek to reopen the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement to make changes to the controversial Irish backstop, a Cabinet minister has suggested.
As Britain slowly and slowly heads for its exit, it has emerged that former Prime Minister David Cameron had planned to keep Britain in the EU with his EU referendum’s pledge.In 2019 BBC documentary "Inside Europe: Ten Years of Turmoil", European Council President said that Mr Cameron felt "there was no risk of a referendum" happening.
But the ex-PM said Labour MPs should stay in the party to focus on stopping Brexit with another referendum.AFP Tony Blair blasted Jeremy Corbyn's chaotic Brexit policy
He risked the fury of Brexiteers yet again by demanding that Labour should back a so-called People's Vote to persuade the country to stay in the EU.