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British PM Theresa May takes Brexit battle to Brussels, days ahead of deal-signing summit - The Straits Times

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Having survived a challenge from hardline anti-Europeans in her own party, British Prime Minister Theresa May comes to Brussels on Wednesday (Nov 21) to fine-tune the terms of the Brexit divorce. Mrs May will enjoy afternoon tea with ...

May heading to Brussels amid scramble to finalise Brexit deal - BBC News

Theresa May will meet EU officials later as the two sides scramble to finalise a Brexit deal in time for Sunday's summit of European leaders. The EU missed its deadline on Tuesday to complete the text of its declaration on future relations with the UK ...

'TREACHERY!' - Resigned Cabinet Minister promotes INCREDIBLE Brexit attack on leadership - Express.co.uk

FORMER Cabinet Minister Esther McVey, who resigned from the Government over Theresa May's outlined Brexit deal, has promoted an astonishing series of messages accusing her party leadership of “hiding their treachery”, “using sexist stereotypes” and ...

Brexit: May gambles on last-minute dash to Brussels - BBC News

Why is Theresa May rushing to Brussels on Wednesday when she has a fair few political headaches to contend with back home, and when she's due back here in just a few days for the seal-the-deal Brexit summit of EU leaders? The answer: the Prime ...

Nigel Farage reveals THIS reason for why Theresa May wasn't OUSTED this morning - Express.co.uk

The Brexiteer was speaking on LBC this evening when his attention turned to the 48 letters needed to remove Theresa May from office - a number which, as of this morning, had not been reached. Mr Farage said: “Not an easy day for Jacob, not an easy day ...

Don't come back empty-handed: Tory's Chief Whip fires warning to Theresa May to get more from the EU as she jets to ... - Daily Mail

Theresa May is preparing to jet to Brussels tomorrow for a final crunch meeting on the Brexit talks - as her divorce deal faces a growing backlash abroad. The Prime Minister will hold talks with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker as she scrambles to ...

Theresa May: I'm not a 'queue jumper', I'm a hard-working European who loves Britain – and you're causing me misery - inews.co.uk

Dear Theresa May,. I love this country. I love it actively, because I chose it to be my home. Not by default; not by accident of birth. I struck a silent bargain with this country, back in 1990, when I decided to come here to work, to make my tax and ...

DUP refuses to back Theresa May's Brexit deal for second day in row - Evening Standard

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has refused to support Theresa May's Brexit deal for the second day in a row. The party's deputy leader Nigel Dodds made clear the DUP was ready to continue voting against the Government.

Tories will be stuck with May for the next general election unless we act now warns Rees-Mogg - ITV News

The Conservative party must get rid of Theresa May as leader now or risk being stuck with her until another general election, Tory Brexiter Jacob Rees-Moog has said. But the leader of the pro-Brexit European Research Group (ERG) admitted that Tory ...

Voters rally behind Theresa May as Rees-Mogg coup attempt stalls - The Times

An attempted coup by Tory Brexiteers against Theresa May appears to have backfired, with voters giving the prime minister their strongest backing since last year's election. A week ago 33 per cent of voters backed Mrs May staying in her post and 47 per ...

What is 'maximum facilitation'? Theresa May wins over Brexiteers with plan for futuristic Irish border plan - inews.co.uk

Theresa May has won support from pro-Brexit ministers after resurrecting her scheme to develop futuristic technology to avoid the imposition of a 'hard border' on the island of Ireland. Her plan was discussed at the first Cabinet meeting since her ...

Cabinet fears May won't be ready to sign off draft Brexit deal by Sunday's crucial EU summit - Sky News

In a two-and-half-hour cabinet meeting ahead of Mrs May's meeting with Mr Juncker, her top team agreed she should ask the Commission to guarantee the future trade relationship between the UK and the EU should be "at least as good as it gets" to the ...

Theresa May's Brexit deal has a fatal defect - The Business Times

London. LAST week Theresa May unveiled her draft agreement with the European Union on the terms of Britain's exit. The reaction was exactly as expected. Remainers despaired because the deal is so much worse than staying in the union - which is true, ...

Brexit deal works for all UK, Theresa May tells Scottish leader - The National

British prime minister Theresa May told Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday that the Brexit deal she has negotiated with the EU will work for all parts of the United Kingdom and deliver on the results of the 2016 referendum. A majority ...

Brexit: Sturgeon has 'frank' exchange with May - BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon says the latest draft of Theresa May's Brexit agreement is a document which will ask people to "take a blindfold leap off a cliff". The first minister held talks with the prime minister in London and said they had a "full, frank and ...

Theresa May heads to Brussels bolstered by failure of Brexiter revolt - The Guardian

Theresa May will meet Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday to try to finalise the political declaration covering future UK-European Union relations after attempts by hard Brexiters to remove her ended in humiliation. The prime minister meets ...

Theresa May faces backlash after calling calls non-British Europeans living in Britain queue jumpers - Thehour.com

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May basically called the 3 million citizens of other European countries living in Britain a bunch of queue jumpers. This has upset some people, because this is quite an insult here. Understand that in Britain, jumping ...

The Quick Read on the Ongoing Brexit Chaos and Theresa May's Future - TIME

In finally unveiling her Brexit deal compromise to the public last week, British Prime Minister Theresa May set off a political firestorm, complete with cabinet resignations and calls for her ouster from members of her own party. This week has been ...

DUP calls on Theresa May to 'work for a better deal' on Brexit - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is calling on the British Prime Minister to re-negotiate the draft Brexit deal with the European Union. The DUP is propping up Mrs May's Conservative Westminster government in a confidence and supply ...

In a major speech on Brexit, Theresa May called Europeans in Britain queue jumpers. People got upset. - Washington Post

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May basically called the 3 million Europeans living in Britain a bunch of queue jumpers. This has upset some people, because it is quite an insult here. Understand that in Britain, jumping the queue is simply not done.

Theresa Mary May, PC, MP is a British politician, and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2016. She has been the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead since 1997. May identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been characterised as a liberal conservative. She is the second female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party after Margaret Thatcher.

The Right Honourable

MP
Theresa May UK Home Office (cropped).jpg
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Assumed office
13 July 2016
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by David Cameron
Leader of the Conservative Party
Assumed office
11 July 2016
Preceded by David Cameron
Home Secretary
In office
12 May 2010 – 13 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Alan Johnson
Succeeded by Amber Rudd
Minister for Women and Equalities
In office
12 May 2010 – 4 September 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Harriet Harman
Succeeded by Maria Miller
Chairman of the Conservative Party
In office
23 July 2002 – 6 November 2003
Leader Iain Duncan Smith
Preceded by David Davis
Succeeded by Liam Fox
The Lord Saatchi
Member of Parliament
for Maidenhead
Assumed office
1 May 1997
Preceded by Constituency created
Majority 29,059 (54.0%)
Personal details
Born Theresa Mary Brasier
(1956-10-01) 1 October 1956 (age 60)
Eastbourne, England, UK
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Philip May (m. 1980)
Residence 10 Downing Street
Alma mater St Hugh's College, Oxford
Religion Church of England
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Website Government website
Constituency website

Theresa Mary May, PC, MP (née Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is a British politician, and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2016. She has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. May identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been characterised as a liberal conservative. She is the second female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party after Margaret Thatcher.

The daughter of a vicar, May grew up in Oxfordshire. From 1977 until 1983, she worked for the Bank of England, and from 1985 until 1997 at the Association for Payment Clearing Services, also serving as a councillor for Durnsford in Merton. After unsuccessful attempts to be elected to the House of Commons in 1992 and 1994, she was elected as the MP for Maidenhead in the 1997 general election. From 1999 to 2010, May held a number of roles in the Shadow Cabinets of William Hague, Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Howard and David Cameron, including Shadow Transport Secretary and Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary. She was also Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2002 to 2003.

After the formation of a coalition government following the 2010 general election, May was appointed Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities, giving up the latter role in 2012. Reappointed after the Conservative victory in the 2015 general election, she went on to become the longest-serving Home Secretary since James Chuter Ede over 60 years previously. During her tenure she pursued reform of the Police Federation, implemented a harder line on drugs policy including the banning of khat, oversaw the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners, the deportation of Abu Qatada, the creation of the National Crime Agency and brought in additional restrictions on immigration.

Following the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron on 24 June 2016, May announced her candidacy for the leadership of the Conservative Party and quickly emerged as the front-runner. She won the first ballot of Conservative MPs on 5 July by a significant margin, and two days later won the votes of 199 MPs, going forward to face a vote of Conservative Party members in a contest with Andrea Leadsom. Leadsom's withdrawal from the election on 11 July led to May's appointment as leader the same day. She was appointed Prime Minister two days later, the second woman to hold both offices. On becoming Prime Minister, May became the first woman to have held two of the Great Offices of State.