According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, an influential pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers said that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor should abandon her Brexit deal and commit to taking Britain out of the European Union by October 31st.
On Friday, May will step down as Conservative leader and the first round of voting among the party's lawmakers to elect her successor will take place next week.
Theresa May has said she will not support the government’s controversial Brexit legislation, warning it will cause "untold damage" to the UK and threaten the future of the Union. The former prime minister accused the government of acting "recklessly and irresponsibly" without thinking of the long-term consequences by its willingness to breach international law. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Tory former prime minister Theresa May raised concerns in the Commons overtrust, after the Government planned changes to the Withdrawal Agreement. Shesaid: “The UK Government signed the Withdrawal Agreement with the NorthernIreland protocol, this Parliament voted that Withdrawal Agreement into UKlegislation.
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In a virtual appearance at the Liberal Democrat party conference, IrishTaoiseach Micheal Martin has said he is "not optimistic" that Britain willstrike a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union. Mr Martin said therewas still the “potential for a deal”, but warned that the Government’scontroversial legislation which enables the UK to break international law had“eroded trust”.
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In a speech to the Conservative Progress Conference, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt argued that he has the negotiating skills necessary to deliver Brexit if he is chosen as the next Conservative Party..