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Boris Johnson now PM of UK — Your NZ

In the increasingly less united United Kingdom the Conservative Party has chosen Boris Johnson to take over as Prime Minister from Theresa May. Missy reports: Anyway, as you will know Boris won the leadership election as expected, today he was officially sworn in as PM by the Queen and immediately set about doing his cabinet […]

via Boris Johnson now PM of UK — Your NZ

As she resigns, British Jews thank Theresa May for being a ‘true friend’ | Times of Israel — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Theresa MayBritish Jews thanked Prime Minister Theresa May for being a “true friend” to their community following her announcement that she is stepping down. May on Friday announced that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to convince lawmakers to support her Brexit deal. Board of Deputies of British Jews…

via As she resigns, British Jews thank Theresa May for being a ‘true friend’ | Times of Israel — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Newslinks for Friday 10th May 2019 — Conservative Home

 

May warned against yet another round of indicative votes… “Theresa May has been warned that she could end up with an “Auf Wiedersehen, Pet” Brexit deal that no-one wants if she presses ahead with plans to give MPs a new round of so-called indicative votes. The Prime Minister is preparing to hold the votes in the next…

via Newslinks for Friday 10th May 2019 — Conservative Home

Newslinks for Tuesday 7th May 2019 — Conservative Home

 

Leadership 1) Any concessions from May to Labour on the Customs Union and “she will be gone very quickly” “The Prime Minister wants to sign off an agreement with Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday in order to avoid having to send new MEPs to the European Parliament, but there is little appetite for a cross-party deal…

via Newslinks for Tuesday 7th May 2019 — Conservative Home

WATCH: Farage – A May/Corbyn customs union would be a “coalition against the people” and “the final betrayal” — Conservative Home

‘It would be the final betrayal’ says Nigel Farage if Labour and Conservatives push ahead with a Customs Union deal. #Ridge Follow Sunday politics live here: https://t.co/0sH2jHtVXQ pic.twitter.com/TLE8xIMOwz — Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) 5 May 2019

via WATCH: Farage – A May/Corbyn customs union would be a “coalition against the people” and “the final betrayal” — Conservative Home

Our survey. Almost eight in ten Party members are against the Prime Minister’s new Brexit appoach — Conservative Home

The centrepiece of Theresa May’s new approach to Brexit isn’t the talks with Jeremy Corbyn, but the offer to be bound by any decision made by the Commons – thus paving the way to a softer Leave settlement. If our survey is anything to go by, Party members are marginally even more hostile to it…

via Our survey. Almost eight in ten Party members are against the Prime Minister’s new Brexit appoach — Conservative Home

Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: May’s enraged backbenchers ask how she can cosy up to Corbyn — Conservative Home

For a time the Tory daggers remained sheathed, and it seemed just conceivable that Theresa May’s backbenchers would refrain from turning on her after her belated discovery that Jeremy Corbyn, far from being a Marxist revolutionary whom all decent people wish to consign to outer darkness, is a fit and proper person with whom to…

via Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: May’s enraged backbenchers ask how she can cosy up to Corbyn — Conservative Home

May seeks Brexit extension, and asks for Opposition help on withdrawal agreement — Your NZ

More votes, more meetings, and but no more progress on Brexit in the UK. Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking an extension to the looming deadline, and is asking Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to work together on finding a way forward that is not a total disaster. BBC: UK needs further Brexit extension – May […]

via May seeks Brexit extension, and asks for Opposition help on withdrawal agreement — Your NZ

May offers resignation after Brexit deal — Your NZ

Many may see this gesture as far too late, but Theresa May has offered to resign if she gets her latest Brexit deal through the UK Parliament. RNZ: Theresa May says she’ll step down once Brexit delivered UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told her Conservative Party MPs she will hand over the leadership once […]

via May offers resignation after Brexit deal — Your NZ

May contradicts herself. She says both that No Deal may happen and won’t happen (if the Commons says so). Full Text. — Conservative Home

“With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a Statement on last week’s European Council. Before the Council, I wrote to President Tusk to seek formal approval for the legally-binding assurances on the Northern Ireland backstop and Alternative Arrangements agreed in Strasbourg on 11th March. I reported your Statement, Mr Speaker, which made clear…

via May contradicts herself. She says both that No Deal may happen and won’t happen (if the Commons says so). Full Text. — Conservative Home

UK Coup Erupts: Theresa May Cabinet In Revolt, Plotting Her Imminent Overthrow — The Wentworth Report

 

UK Coup Erupts: Theresa May Cabinet In Revolt, Plotting Her Imminent Overthrow, by Tyler Durden. Theresa May may have days, if not hours, left as prime minister of the UK following a full-blown cabinet coup on Saturday night as senior ministers moved to oust the UK prime minister and replace her with her deputy, David […]

via UK Coup Erupts: Theresa May Cabinet In Revolt, Plotting Her Imminent Overthrow — The Wentworth Report

Newslinks for Sunday March 17th 2019 — Conservative Home

 

Brexit 1) Meaningful Vote Three is set to take place this week, but May will pull it if she doesn’t have the numbers “If the party whips do not think Mrs May has the numbers by tomorrow evening, her deal will not be put to a vote. If that happens – or it is put…

via Newslinks for Sunday March 17th 2019 — Conservative Home

‘WE’RE F****D’ Lame duck Theresa May hit by last-minute mutiny of 15 Brexiteer ministers hijacking tonight’s No Deal vote — The Wentworth Report

 

‘WE’RE F****D’ Lame duck Theresa May hit by last-minute mutiny of 15 Brexiteer ministers hijacking tonight’s No Deal vote by Hugo Gye (The Sun) As the Commons prepared for another crucial Brexit vote: Mrs May confirmed she’ll vote against No Deal The Government announced that import taxes will be slashed if we do leave without a […]

via ‘WE’RE F****D’ Lame duck Theresa May hit by last-minute mutiny of 15 Brexiteer ministers hijacking tonight’s No Deal vote — The Wentworth Report

May’s Brussels Dash 4) The Government’s motion for debate in the Commons tomorrow — Conservative Home

“That this House approves for the purposes of section 13(1)(b) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 the following documents laid before the House on Monday 11 March 2019: (1) the negotiated withdrawal agreement titled ‘Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the…

via May’s Brussels Dash 4) The Government’s motion for debate in the Commons tomorrow — Conservative Home

Let’s get real reporters to Tommy’s trial — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Unbelievable. They’re really doing it. They’re really putting Tommy Robinson on trial again for contempt of court. Again — for the same thing as last time. For reporting from outside the courthouse in Leeds last May, where a Muslim rape gang was on trial. Theresa May’s Attorney General just notified Tommy yesterday. They want to…

via Let’s get real reporters to Tommy’s trial — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Newslinks for Sunday 10th March 2019 — Conservative Home

 

May told to resign to ‘save Brexit’… “Theresa May is battling to save her premiership this weekend as cabinet ministers warned she may have to fall on her sword to save Brexit. In a final throw of the dice, Philip Hammond will offer Tory MPs a £20bn Brexit “bribe” this week to finally “end austerity” if…

via Newslinks for Sunday 10th March 2019 — Conservative Home

Our survey. A majority of Party members back May’s deal – if changes can be made to the backstop. — Conservative Home

At the end of last year, there was no sign at all that Party members were willing to back Theresa May’s Brexit deal, according to our survey. Seventy-one per cent of respondents opposed it and 26 per cent supported it. But last month, the suggestion that the Northern Ireland backstop might be removed from the…

via Our survey. A majority of Party members back May’s deal – if changes can be made to the backstop. — Conservative Home

May’s trade assurances to Ardern cannot be taken seriously — Your NZ

Jacinda Ardern has just visited Theresa May in London, and statements and assurances were made, but according to Hamish Rutherford these cannot be taken seriously. Given that May cannot give her own country assurances over the outcome of Brexit and what that will mean for their trade agreements I think he is right. Stuff: Ardern […]

via May’s trade assurances to Ardern cannot be taken seriously — Your NZ

The independent MPs who could hold May’s fate in their hands — Conservative Home

In 1979, before Sinn Fein became an electoral force in Northern Ireland, Fermanagh and South Tyrone was represented in the Commons by an independent Republican, Frank Maguire. He was only an occasional attender – he ran Frank’s Bar, a pub in public house in Lisnaskea – but, that year, he made all the difference. This…

via The independent MPs who could hold May’s fate in their hands — Conservative Home

WATCH: “Prime Minister for a few more months or years?” “I’m not going to play that game, Andrew.” — Conservative Home

“I have been clear with my colleagues… Two things: One, I am not going to call a snap election, and secondly I am not going to be leading the party in to the 2022 general election” Theresa May tells #marrhttps://t.co/RVlA6DlwPF pic.twitter.com/pP0nNViH16 — BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) January 6, 2019

via WATCH: “Prime Minister for a few more months or years?” “I’m not going to play that game, Andrew.” — Conservative Home

WATCH: May slams second referendum — Conservative Home

Theresa May on #Brexit: “Another vote… would do irreparable damage to the integrity of our politics, because it would say to millions who trusted in democracy, that our democracy does not deliver” Updates: https://t.co/JSIsoIyi3E pic.twitter.com/dTxzsZq8tP — BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) December 17, 2018

via WATCH: May slams second referendum — Conservative Home

Theresa May slams Brexit meddler Tony Blair — The Crusader Journal

 

British Prime Minister Theresa May, verbally body-slammed the former Labour PM Tony Blair and accused him of insulting the British public after his attempt to influence the Brexit result. According to reports, she firmly reminded him that it was his own open-door immigration police which caused millions to vote leave during the referendum that affirmed […]

via Theresa May slams Brexit meddler Tony Blair — The Crusader Journal

May’s policy leads inexorably to No Brexit or No Deal. If Tory MPs fear either, they should take a chance on change today. — Conservative Home

Earlier this week, 71 MPs declared publicly that they wouldn’t vote for Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Add 32 probables and nine possibles, and you have over 100 Conservative MPs. This article is addressed to them, plus others too who, as we did, originally welcomed her leadership with enthusiasm, but recognise that it isn’t working. And…

via May’s policy leads inexorably to No Brexit or No Deal. If Tory MPs fear either, they should take a chance on change today. — Conservative Home

“We will therefore defer the vote scheduled for tomorrow.” May’s statement. Full text. — Conservative Home

“Mr Speaker, with permission I would like to make a statement on Exiting the European Union. We have now had three days of debate on the Withdrawal Agreement setting out the terms of our departure from the EU and the Political Declaration setting out our future relationship after we have left. I have listened very…

via “We will therefore defer the vote scheduled for tomorrow.” May’s statement. Full text. — Conservative Home

May’s UK play in disarray — Your NZ

Developments with Theresa May and Brexit suggest a growing degree of disarray in the UK. RNZ: British PM Theresa May pulls vote on Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a crucial parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal because she said it “would be rejected by a significant margin”. She said MPs backed […]

via May’s UK play in disarray — Your NZ

WATCH: Boles – “We’re definitely going to need new faces, new ideas and new leadership before the next election” — Conservative Home

Theresa May should step down “before the next election”. Conservative MP NickBoles says the party is in need of fresh ideas. You can follow live updates from #Ridge here: https://t.co/AEC6jUBJBd pic.twitter.com/TmnhP97YMV — Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) December 2, 2018

via WATCH: Boles – “We’re definitely going to need new faces, new ideas and new leadership before the next election” — Conservative Home

Trump Says May’s Brexit Agreement Will Hurt Plans For UK-US Trade Deal — Infowars

US President Donald Trump criticized UK Prime Minister Theresa May, saying the divorce deal she has negotiated with the EU jeopardizes Britain’s ability to seal a trade deal with America.In his first comment on the Brexit agreement, which May is expected to submit to parliament next month, Trump said it was a “great deal for…

via Trump Says May’s Brexit Agreement Will Hurt Plans For UK-US Trade Deal — Infowars

“The British people don’t want to spend any more time arguing about Brexit.” May’s statment at the EU summit. Full text. — Conservative Home

“Today marks the culmination of a long and difficult process of negotiation between the UK and the EU. There were those who said that reaching a Brexit agreement that worked for both sides was an impossible task. From the start, I rejected that counsel of despair and set about negotiating a deal that worked for…

via “The British people don’t want to spend any more time arguing about Brexit.” May’s statment at the EU summit. Full text. — Conservative Home

WATCH: The Prime Minister tells the Commons that her Brexit deal is a good deal — Conservative Home

Theresa May tells House of Commons draft #Brexit agreement is a “good deal” for the UK which honours the referendum result, while “protecting jobs and security” and “ends freedom of movement once and for all”https://t.co/ANS5phqOTQ pic.twitter.com/hhp4upZ7Hl — BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) November 22, 2018

via WATCH: The Prime Minister tells the Commons that her Brexit deal is a good deal — Conservative Home