Chaotic Brexit drama shakes U.K. as battle over ‘Leave’ deal goes down to the wire
By Les WhittingtonNov. 28, 2018
Fear of what might happen if the deal isn’t agreed to may be May’s best hope for securing it.
‘No one knows what will happen if this deal doesn’t pass,’ British Prime Minister Theresa May, pictured in Ottawa last year, has warned. A parliamentary vote on the Brexit agreement is set to take place Dec. 11. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OTTAWA—One has to wonder what keeps British Prime Minister Theresa May going.
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