Questions tagged [theresa-may]

Theresa May was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2016 to 2019. She was best known for trying unsuccessfully to get the [brexit] process through Parliament. Use this tag with the [united-kingdom] tag

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Why are UK MPs targeting the prime minister and not the deal?

Given that the Prime Minister's activity that has given rise to discontent in her own party, that any EU deal is subject to an imminent meaningful vote, and that no alternative candidate nor markedly ...
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Why doesn't Theresa May sack hard-Brexiteers from cabinet?

Theresa May's cabinet is highly divided between soft-Brexiteers and hard-Brexiteers. She clearly belongs to the former (she was actually against Brexit before the referendum), whereas people like ...
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On what basis is Theresa May triggering Article 50 (Brexit) if the Supreme Court said she couldn't?

Just today (March 21st 2017), the news came out around the web that Theresa May will trigger Article 50 (Brexit) on March 29th: The UK will begin official divorce proceedings with the European ...
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Would a Government who lose the confidence of the House really delay an election until after the event over which that confidence was lost transpires?

Joe Watts, political editor of The Independent, published an article today titled "Ministers tell Theresa May to force through Brexit by calling election for days after EU withdrawal". She reports ...
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