Posts tagged as Brexit plan

Theresa May to set out her revised Brexit plan to MPs with ‘changes to Irish backstop’

Monday, January 21, 2019

Theresa May will set out her revised Brexit strategy to MPs on Monday but is not expected to produce a “plan B” for leaving the EU. Her withdrawal agreement was shot down in flames in the Commons last Tuesday in the biggest government defeat in Parliament’s history, but reports suggest the prime minister has no plans to radically alter her deal. Instead, she is expected to press for changes to…

Andy Serkis reprises Gollum character to mock May’s Brexit plan 3 (Video)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Actor Andy Serkis brought back his Lord of the Rings character Gollum in a parody poking fun at UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan. The clip started with an aide presenting Serkis, who is dressed as May, with a copy of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Using Gollum’s renowned, growling voice, the performer refers to the document as his “precious” — a term the character uses in J. R. R.…

Theresa May seeks business support for Brexit plan

Monday, November 19, 2018

Theresa May is set to renew her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement – saying it will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue”. She will say migration will become skills-based, with Europeans no longer prioritised over “engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi”. The prime minister will also insist to business leaders that her withdrawal deal has been “agreed in full”. It comes as some Tory MPs…