Monday March 30, 2020

May's draft Brexit deal faces first hurdle

The British prime minister's hardest task will be to force the deal through the House of Commons, where the arithmetic is looking increasingly challenging

14th November, 2018
British cabinet ministers were called in to read draft Brexit deal. Pic: Getty

Britain and the European Union have agreed on a draft divorce deal. Now British Prime Minister Theresa May puts it to her Cabinet, who have to decide whether to back it or resign.

Last night, May’s ministers started filing into her office to read it and are due to meet today at 2pm to sign off. EU officials cautioned that the deal is not done until it gets political sign-off in London.

While...

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