Bookies Suggest Theresa May Could Resign as Prime Minister

Leroy Wright
July 13, 2018

But Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, said following European Union rules without being able to alter them risked consigning Britain to the "status of colony", and said it looked like a "semi-Brexit".

While Mr Johnson may have spoken in his usual colourful tones about the death of the Brexit "dream" in his resignation letter on Monday, the situation is swiftly descending into a political nightmare for the Conservative Party.

Speaking at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Mrs May repeated her assertion that the Chequers agreement delivered on her Brexit red lines - leaving the EU's single market and customs union.

"It would deliver on both sides' commitments to Northern Ireland and Ireland, avoiding a hard border without compromising the EU's autonomy or the UK's sovereignty". The cold realities of business opportunities, and not historic nostalgia, will decide India's future engagements with the UK.

It said that it experienced a 237% increase in people purchasing physical gold earlier this week, following the resignation of David Davis and Boris Johnson. "The trouble is that I have practiced the words over the weekend and find that they stick in the throat".

Two Conservative party vice-chairs have resigned in protest at Theresa May's Chequers plans, timing their departures to a few minutes before the prime minister was due to give a press conference with Angela Merkel.

Mr Rees-Mogg has previously hit out at peers in the Lords for tabling amendments to Brexit legislation, accusing them of "playing with fire".

May's proposals for a "common rulebook" on goods "hands control of large swathes of our economy to the EU", he said. Both prominent Cabinet members had strongly advocated for the United Kingdom to leave the EU, and both left their posts after May pressed forward with a plan that would keep the United Kingdom beholden to several EU policies - even after Britain makes its break from the union.

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"In his resignation letter, Davis said the "'common rule book policy hands control of large swathes of our economy to the European Union and is certainly not returning control of our laws in any real sense".

As head of the Brexit ministry, Davis was the public face of Britain's negotiating team, but in reality had been overshadowed for months by May and her aides.

The British leader may have stilled the waters over a possible leadership contest, but some Conservative Brexit supporters are still incensed over what they see as her decision to break her promise for a clean break with the EU.

"It is a vision that respects the result of the referendum, and delivers a principled and practical Brexit".

Under the plans, Britain would stick to a "common rulebook" with the European Union for goods and agricultural products in return for free trade, without tariffs or border customs checks.

But many eurosceptic MPs are outraged at May's plan, and Davis's resignation letter was scathing.

Above a picture of her cabinet, including her new foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt and Brexit minister Dominic Raab after a mini-reshuffle late on Monday, May wrote on her twitter feed: "Productive Cabinet meeting this morning - looking ahead to a busy week". Euroskeptic Conservative lawmaker Peter Bone said party activists felt "betrayed" by the government plan.

Her plans, which also argue for Britain to set its own trade tariffs and open up services markets, are an attempt to meet the demands of businesses, pro-EU voters, Brexit supporters and the European Union, which has warned repeatedly that time is running out.

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