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50 Brexit-supporting UK MPs join hands to force Theresa May out of her job

The EU and UK hope to clinch a deal later this year so that Parliaments on both sides can ratify it before Brexit

Brexit  |  Brexit Fallout  |  Theresa May

Reuters  |  London 

About 50 Brexit-supporting lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have met to discuss how and when they could force her out of her job, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Since her botched bet on a snap election in June 2017 lost her party its majority in parliament, May has faced persistent talk of a leadership challenge which has weakened her as she tries to clinch a Brexit deal with the European Union. Lawmakers from the European Research Group (ERG), a grouping in May’s Conservative Party, which wants a sharper break with the EU, met on Tuesday ...

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 23:02 IST