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Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn: Let’s talk Brexit

Media captionTheresa May has called on MPs to “work constructively together” to find a way forward Theresa May has urged Jeremy Corbyn to discuss his Brexit plans with her, after he said he would not take part in talks until “no deal” was ruled out. In a letter to the Labour leader, the PM wrote […]

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Brexit: Theresa May meets party leaders to try to break deadlock

Media captionTheresa May has called on MPs to “work constructively together” to find a way forward Party leaders and senior MPs have been meeting Theresa May to try to find a compromise on Brexit after her withdrawal deal was rejected by MPs. But Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn called the talks a “stunt” and will not take […]

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Brexit: Rule out no-deal, Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not hold talks with Theresa May until she rules out a no-deal Brexit. He dismissed the prime minister’s offer to meet him and other party leaders – to discuss the way ahead after her deal was rejected by MPs – as a “stunt”. And he said Labour […]

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Nuclear plant in Anglesey suspended by Hitachi

Image copyright Horizon Nuclear Hitachi has said it will suspend work on a multi-billion-pound UK nuclear project because of rising costs. The decision puts thousands of jobs at risk if the £13bn plant at Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, north Wales, is scrapped. The Japanese firm had been in talks with the UK government since June […]

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Nick Boles: Ministers back my bid to block no deal

Conservative MP Nick Boles tells Nick Robinson’s Political Thinking podcast that government ministers are prepared to resign if they are forced to vote against his plan, which could delay the UK’s departure from the EU. Click here to listen to listen more from the Political Thinking podcast Nick Boles: Ministers back my bid to block […]

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Brexit talks: What does the DUP want?

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 a […]

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Brexit: Theresa May pushes for cross-party consensus

Media captionTheresa May has called on MPs to “work constructively together” to find a way forward Theresa May is to continue meeting with MPs from all sides in a bid to find a way forward for Brexit, following her slim victory in the no-confidence vote. Speaking after talks with the Lib Dems, the SNP and […]

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Brexit: Theresa May says MPs must ‘work together’ to deliver Brexit

Media captionTheresa May has called on MPs to “work constructively together” to find a way forward Theresa May has called on MPs to “put self-interest aside” and “work constructively together” to find a way forward for Brexit. Earlier, the prime minister won a vote of no confidence by 325 to 306, as rebel Tory MPs […]

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May’s government survives no confidence vote

Media captionThere were loud cheers in the Commons as the result was read out UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours ago rejected the PM’s Brexit plan […]

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Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets ‘zombie government’

Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets ‘zombie government’

Image copyright HoC Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called Theresa May’s administration a “zombie government” that “cannot govern” as he called for a general election. Opening a debate on a no-confidence motion, Mr Corbyn said the government “should do the right thing and resign” after Tuesday night’s record-breaking defeat on its Brexit legislation. The prime […]

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