Tag: Theresa May
Brexit: Britain uncut?
So has this weeks agreement been a victory for Theresa May?
Brexit: Theresa May’s Gordian knot?
The Gordian Knot is a myth surrounding that great conqueror of early history, Alexander of Macedon who when faced with a rope so knotted that it could not be unwound by the most skilful of champions took out his sword and cut the knot into pieces: thus solving the problem and providing the first demonstration…
The Triggering of Article 50: A European Perspective
How will Europe handle the Brexit negotiations? With Theresa May due to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, what’s next for the EU?
View from the Green Seats- Brexit Bill debate begins in House of Lords
Peers from all political parties have begun their first day of debating the Government’s Brexit Bill in the House of Lords. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May was even in attendance, sitting on the benches just in front of the Queens chair. She had previously urged the Lords not to frustrate the political process of Brexit…
View from the Green Seats- Speaker: Trump should not be allowed to speak in Parliament
John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons has today said that Donald Trump should not be allowed to address Parliament, in comments made earlier today in Parliament. Speaking in parliament, he said “We value our relationship with the US. If a state visit takes place, that is way beyond the pay grade of the…
Brexit White Paper: Government sets out life after EU
David Davis the Secretary of State for Brexit has today unveiled a government white paper on Brexit. The paper outlines the governments 12 principles required for a successful exit from the European Union.
Breaking Whispers-MP’s back Governments Article 50 bill
MP’s have voted overwhelmingly to back the governments European Union (Notification of withdrawal) bill in a parliamentary vote today.
The Party Line is…..Trump Unbound??
Has the US political system created its own monster in Donald Trump?
International Whispers- May talks up new ‘Special Relationship’ in US visit
Prime Minister Theresa May has been keen to stress the Special Relationship that exists between Britain and the US in her first visit to America since Donald Trump became President. Mrs May said that Britain and the US “have a joint responsibility to lead” but will not do so in the same way as previous…
International Whispers- Mexican President cancels trip to U.S over Trump’s wall claims
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has cancelled a planned visit to the U.S after American President Donald Trump signed an executive order to start construction of a wall along the length of the US border with Mexico.