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Why Theresa May’s Conservative enemies cannot yet force her out

Despite two high-profile Cabinet resignations and chaos within her government, Theresa May fights on. David Davis and Boris Johnson both quit their roles as Brexit Secretary and Foreign Secretary within 24 hours. Many Conservative MPs are unhappy with the prime minister’s plans for a soft Brexit. However, they don’t have […]
Why Theresa May’s Conservative enemies cannot yet force her out
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Dominic Raab: Meet Theresa May’s new Brexit Secretary

Dominic Raab is newly appointed Brexit Secretary. The highly-rated MP belongs to the Eurosceptic wing of the Conservative party, and is an “active supporter” of the pro-Brexit European Research Group. Raab clashed with May in 2011 over the Equality Act, describing feminists as “obnoxious bigots.” Former colleagues consider Raab a […]
Dominic Raab: Meet Theresa May’s new Brexit Secretary
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Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

Theresa May chooses Dominic Raab to be the UK’s new Brexit Secretary. Raab replaces David Davis, who quit late on Sunday evening. Davis left the role after refusing to support the prime minister’s plan for a soft Brexit. Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU will resume next week. LONDON […]
Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary
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David Davis’s resignation has put Theresa May’s future in doubt

David Davis has resigned as Brexit Secretary, throwing Theresa May’s government into crisis. His resignation letter accuses May of betraying the result of the Brexit referendum. Davis’ departure has put May’s future as prime minister into doubt as the threat of a leadership challenge mounts. The prime minister will address […]
David Davis’s resignation has put Theresa May’s future in doubt
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Brexit Secretary David Davis quits Theresa May’s government

Brexit Secretary David Davis quits Theresa May’s government in dramatic late-night resignation. Davis, who campaigned for Brexit, told Prime Minister May that it is looking “less and less likely” that she’ll keep her promise to leave the single market and customs union. He told BBC radio: “The best person to […]
Brexit Secretary David Davis quits Theresa May’s government
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Theresa May’s Brexit customs plans could be illegal

The Brexit Secretary David Davis has written to the prime minister warning that her plans for a new customs relationship with the EU may break international law. The Attorney General has been tasked with urgently examining the legality of both of May’s proposed solutions for post-Brexit customs arrangements. May’s government […]
Theresa May’s Brexit customs plans could be illegal
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5 things we learned from the Brexit transition agreement

LONDON – The United Kingdom and European Union announced on Monday they have reached a draft agreement on the terms of a transition deal which will take effect once Britain departs in March 2019. Speaking in Brussels shortly after midday, Brexit Secretary David Davis said negotiations had taken “another significant […]
5 things we learned from the Brexit transition agreement
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The UK government is hiding its Brexit plans by making firms sign secretive ‘gagging agreements’

The government is reportedly making companies sign secretive non-disclosure agreements preventing them from publishing the impact of Brexit. Numerous firms which operate Britain’s borders have agreed not to share information on how Brexit could impact trade. The government has signed “many dozens” of secretive non-disclosure agreements with companies and industry […]
The UK government is hiding its Brexit plans by making firms sign secretive ‘gagging agreements’
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David Davis accepts that the Brexit transition will end in December 2020

The UK government has said it wants a transition deal lasting “around two years” with the option of extension. However, David Davis has suggested Britain will accept the EU’s demand for a 20-month transition after Brexit. “I’m not bothered too much about the question of whether it is Christmas 2020 […]
David Davis accepts that the Brexit transition will end in December 2020
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