The British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Friday 24 May she will resign from her function on June 7. The final blow to her premiership was her speech a few days earlier; a speech in which she announced her proposal for revamping the EU-UK deal and bringing it forward for a vote in Parliament as part of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) at the beginning of June. After Tory-Labour Brexit talks collapsed on Friday 17 May, the PM’s WAB proposal represented a final attempt to appease the opposition by incorporating various Labour demands such as a customs union with the EU, a confirmatory referendum on the deal, … (full story)

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