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Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

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Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Monday to give a date for leaving office as the price to bring Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers in her party behind her twice-defeated European Union divorce treaty.

Pascale Davies reports.

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Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

Hard hitting headlines taking aim at Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday with The Sun calling for her resignation after a tumultuous weekend.

Hundreds of thousands marched on central London to demand a new Brexit referendum on Saturday.

And more pressure on Sunday.

May fended off threats to her leadership at her Chequers residence where she tried to win over some of her most prominent Conservative opponents to her Brexit plans.

Including Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg.

Though no breakthrough was reached.

And, according to the Sunday Times, 11 unidentified ministers agreed May should stand down, saying her judgement had "gone haywire".

May now on an uphill battle to win enough support for a possible third vote on her Brexit deal, which has been overwhelmingly rejected twice before But after alienating lawmakers in a speech last week... (SOUNBBITE)(English) BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, THERESA MAY, SAYING: "Two years on MPs have been unable to agree on a way to implement the UK's withdrawal." She'll be hard pressed to garner support from the 75 lawmakers she needs on her side.

The UK's departure from the EU was scheduled for March 29 but last week , May secured a departure date of May 22, if parliament approves her deal.

If not, the UK will have until April 12 to propose a new plan or risks facing a hard crash out of the bloc.

EU Officials told Reuters on Monday- a no-deal scenario is becoming increasingly likely and with that, an economic shock.

(SOUNDBITE) (German) HEAD OF SPECIALIST FLOOR EQUITIES AT ODDO SEYDLER, OLIVER ROTH, SAYING: "Since the Brexit issue is getting hotter and hotter, financial markets have to deal with the issue with great urgency.

For quite a while there were attempts to ignore it but now there will be a showdown.

Theresa May's future is uncertain and if she falls it would create ever greater chaos." Lawmakers on Monday are debating the government's next steps on Brexit, including plans for a delayed exit.




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