UK to publish PM May’s Brexit plan that eurosceptic ministers protested against
12 July, 2018, 13:59 | Author: Wade Massey
Theresa May thinks the opening offer to Brussels she agreed is "strong and ambitious", but it was so repellent to David Davis, Boris Johnson, Steve Baker, Conor Burns and Chris Green that they all had to leave her government over it.
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Only 14 per cent of readers have given their backing to the Chequers deal, which Mr Johnson said amounted to a betrayal of the European Union referendum vote.
Allies of the Prime Minister said that just six MPs expressed dissent in the course of the meeting.
"This is the right approach - for both the United Kingdom and for the EU".
Mrs May is pressing on with her Brexit plan, shrugging off the resignations of two senior ministers and the anger of eurosceptic lawmakers in her Conservative Party who have accused her of betraying her pledge of a clean break with the EU.
Asked on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) whether May should be replaced as prime minister, Trump said it was "up to the people, not up to me".
"Top-level cabinet resignations usually spell trouble for a government and Boris Johnson's might well have led to a leadership challenge, but May appears to have emerged unscathed from a meeting of her party, for now", said Al Jazeera's Jonah Hill, reporting from London.
"We need to rise to the challenge and grasp the opportunities" of Brexit, said Raab, adding that the policy represented a "balance".
In the pro-Conservative Spectator magazine, Brendan O'Neill wrote that there had been "a Remainer coup" - a reference to Johnson's replacement Jeremy Hunt, who also supported staying in the European Union but says he has now changed his mind.
The latest blow came as the media in London reported that one Conservative member of parliament (MP) has submitted a formal letter calling for a confidence vote in May as the leader of the party.
He said the British position is now "a basis for a real negotiation now and what we haven't had for many months is a clear negotiating position".
The ex-MP said there was a "plan" to curtail the role of the Brexit department. The Conservatives now have 316 MPs so 48 of them would need to write such letters to challenge May.
Unhappily for May, his most effusive praise was reserved for the outgoing foreign secretary.
A week ago Britain had strict red lines on Brexit, pro-EU lawmakers were "traitors" and the plan for Britain's future ties with the European Union after leaving the bloc were a jumble of platitudes and overweening ambition.
"We deliver that Brexit and we do it in a way that protects jobs and livelihoods and meets our commitment to Northern Ireland", she said.
Brexit cheerleader Johnson then delivered a stunning second blow when he also marched out, triggering speculation that May could face an imminent leadership contest.
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How did we arrive in this nightmare scenario, again? The libertarian-leaning Paul is never one to give up his vote easily. And the spectre of Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe will hang over the confirmation into the fall.
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They will, however, have to reflect on a glorious opportunity to reach a World Cup final that has been wasted. He has shown a sure touch in his handling of matters on and off the pitch and is a young, progressive coach.
Del Potro finished with 77 winners to Nadal's 67 but failed to convert any of his five break points in the fifth set. Nadal broke for 3-2 but had to save break points in the sixth and eighth games before securing a memorable victory.
In 2017, Germany got more than one-third of its energy for electricity from coal and almost 12 percent from nuclear plants. "The 2 percent figure refers to what each country spends on its defense, as a share of that country's GDP".
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India vs England 1st ODI
Since the World Cup, English has accumulated 300-plus scores 31 times in 69 matches, including 23 wins. In the opening ODI, spin can be the key factor as the Trent Bridge ground will be drier than normal.
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Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Wasn't to be this time but it's been a great journey that's made the country proud". Croatia beat England to book their place in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.