Wednesday August 12, 2020

May makes one last push before Brexit vote

In a statement to parliament, the British prime minister appealed to MPs to take a 'second look' at her withdrawal deal, asking them to consider how history would judge them if they failed to deliver Brexit

15th January, 2019
Pro- and anti-Brexit supporters outside the Houses of Parliament. Pic: Getty

British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday made one last drive to change MPs’ minds ahead of tonight’s House of Commons vote on her withdrawal deal with the EU.

Her efforts included the simultaneous release of an exchange of letters with European Council and European Commission presidents Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, as well as the publication of advice from the British government’s attorney general.

In a statement to parliament, she...

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