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Brexit talks: What does the DUP want?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The DUP insists it will not support a Brexit plan unless the Irish border backstop is time-limited or removed from the withdrawal deal On Wednesday, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) held up its end of the confidence-and-supply pact it shares with the Conservatives and helped the government rebuff […]

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Brexit: Theresa May gives Downing Street statement

[ad_1] The prime minster has called on MPs to “put self-interest aside” and “work constructively together” to find a way forward for Brexit. Theresa May said she had met with the Liberal Democrats, the SNP and Plaid Cymru, but was “disappointed” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had not chosen to take part in discussions. Earlier, the […]

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No-confidence motion: How did my MP vote?

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP MPs have voted for Theresa May’s government to continue, rejecting Labour’s motion of no confidence by 325 votes to 306. To find out how your MP voted, use the look-up below. MPs have voted entirely along party lines, resulting in a majority of 19 in support of Theresa May’s government. Please […]

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The moment May survived Corbyn's no confidence vote

[ad_1] Theresa May survives a challenge from Jeremy Corbyn and opposition parties to bring down her government. The Labour leader tabled a vote of no confidence in the prime minister, straight after her Brexit deal was heavily defeated on Tuesday evening. But 24 hours later, Conservatives and their DUP partners backed the PM, and she […]

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No confidence motion: Gove and Watson ahead of vote

[ad_1] Theresa May’s government has narrowly survived a vote of no confidence amid division over its Brexit policy. Ahead of the vote, Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson wound up the debate on behalf of Labour saying she was a prime minister “with no authority and no plan B.” Meanwhile Environment Secretary, Michael Gove attacked Labour […]