Where do former UK prime ministers stand on the Brexit issue? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Theresa May has accused Tony Blair of “insulting” the British people and the office of prime minister by “undermining” Brexit talks with calls for a second referendum. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/where-do-former-uk-prime-ministers-stand-on-the-brexit-issue-37630587.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37630582.ece/392dc/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_73137e50-4ccf-4b84-8d9f-f806709ff134_1 Email Theresa May has accused Tony Blair of “insulting” the British people and the office of prime minister by “undermining” Brexit talks with calls for a second referendum. The Prime Minister said there are “too many people who want to subvert the process for their own political interests” and warned a second referendum would amount to Parliament abdicating responsibility. After Mrs May’s stinging rebuke of her … [Read more...] about Where do former UK prime ministers stand on the Brexit issue?
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Discussions between the Prime Ministers included the latest developments on Brexit, as well as how the two countries will strengthen their relationship. Also discussed was future collaboration to strengthen investment and trade between the two countries. Prime Minister Muscat said that Malta and the UK are natural partners and relations between the two countries have always been strong, and will remain so. Bilateral and Commonwealth issues were also discussed Joseph Muscat then went on to have a meeting with former Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair. During the day, the Prime Minister also met with ten international companies specialising in various fields such as technology, energy, renewable energy, financial services, and cinematography among others. He said that these companies have shown interest to invest in Malta.. Photograph: DOI/Omar Camilleri Permalink: Prime Minister discusses Brexit with UK Prime Minister in London … [Read more...] about Prime Minister discusses Brexit with UK Prime Minister in London
New Delhi (Sputnik) — Delegations from various Asian countries, including Pakistan, attended the funeral of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Friday. The funeral procession that began at 1:00 p.m. local time will culminate in the last rites set to be performed at 4:00 p.m. at the Smriti Sthal memorial site in the heart of the city. Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk has himself come to New Delhi to pay his last tribute to the departed leader. Imran Khan, Pakistan's prime minister-in-waiting, has sent a delegation led by the country's Information and Law Minister Barrister Ali Zafar to participate in the funeral while Nepal's Foreign Affairs Minister PK Gyawal, Sri Lanka's acting Foreign Minister Lakshman Kiriella, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali also attended the procession. Singapore's high commission in New Delhi has … [Read more...] about World Leaders Pay Last Tributes to Former Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee
Theresa May appeared to have stemmed the tide of Brexit resignations from her Government, as senior ministers rallied around the UK Prime Minister at the first meeting of her new Cabinet.Leading Brexiteer Michael Gove left no doubt that he would not follow Boris Johnson and David Davis out of the Cabinet, declaring that he backed the Prime Minister’s plans “100%”.And International Trade Secretary Liam Fox was seen to shake his head and mouth the word “No” when reporters asked him on his way out of Cabinet whether he was about to quit.Mrs May gathered her new team at 10 Downing Street as shockwaves continued to reverberate in Westminster following the first day since 1982 when two Cabinet ministers resigned within 24 hours.Jeremy Hunt, appointed the new Foreign Secretary as the Prime Minister carried out a hurried reshuffle of her top team, vowed that he would be “four square” behind her in driving through her Brexit plan.And Mr Gove told ITV … [Read more...] about UK Prime Minister stems flow of Brexit resignations from her Cabinet
The official also called the plan adopted last week "conciliatory" to the European Union. May's plan envisions a EU-UK free trade zone for industrial and agricultural goods, as well as a common customs territory. The UK government previously was inclined to establish a full-fledged customs union regime with the bloc without any exceptions and with the application of World Trade Organization tariffs. The pullout talks are to be concluded by October, while the exit is slated for March 2019, followed by a transit period until the end of 2020. READ MORE: Theresa May Regrets Brexit Secretary's Decision to Resign David Davis told the BBC 4 broadcaster on Monday that Theresa May was a good prime minister, capable of surviving his resignation. In his resignation letter, Davis cited disagreement with May's plan for exiting the European Union as the reason for stepping down. "Yes, … [Read more...] about Former UK Brexit Minister Fears EU to Demand More Than London Already Offered