Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble
- Author: Jermaine Castillo Jun 12, 2017,
Jun 12, 2017, 14:37
Dogus (photo) sharply closed the gap on the sitting member of parliament from Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in the Cities of London and Westminster constituency - home to Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and the British capital's financial centre.
As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge.
A failure to get legislation through Parliament could eventually trigger another election.
The best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of the party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they feared a leadership contest could propel Labour into power under Corbyn, who supports renationalisation of key industries and higher taxes for business and top earners.
May's pitch to the eurosceptic rightwing of the Conservative Party has nudged Britain closer to a "hard Brexit", in which it may cut ties with Brussels at the cost of damaging itself economically by losing access to the lucrative single European market, say analysts.
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While referring to the government sources media reports said that the ailing leader had died of diabetes-related complications. There was no immediate reaction from the rebel group or key tribal bodies including Naga Hoho and Naga Mothers' Association.
The source also said that while May stuck to the campaign discipline dictated by her election team, the Labour leader was kept "front and centre" of Labour's campaign, holding public rallies and taking questions from all comers.
He acknowledged that the government would now be unable to get numerous measures promised in its election platform through Parliament.
Theresa May was fighting for survival on Saturday after a failed election gamble undermined her authority and plunged the country into a major political crisis days before talks to leave the European Union start.
Old-school institutional politics made a dramatic comeback this week, in two disparate and seemingly disconnected events on opposite sides of the Atlantic. "I think we need to see the final make-up of parliament and then we'll reflect on that", DUP leader Arlene Foster told Radio Ulster late Friday.
The alliance makes some modernizing Conservatives uneasy. The DUP is a socially conservative pro-British Protestant group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and once appointed an environment minister who believes human-driven climate change is a myth.
Any concessions on these points are likely to antagonise the nationalist republican Sinn Fein party, with whom the DUP shared power before their government collapsed earlier this year amid a breakdown in trust.
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Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny tweeted Sunday that he had spoken with May "and indicated my concern that nothing should happen to put (the Good Friday Agreement) at risk".
The British government doesn't have long to ink a deal.
May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of Parliament.
He plans to use the Queen's Speech as his first opportunity to topple the floundering PM. Queen Elizabeth will deliver the "Queen's Speech", setting out the government's plans for the new parliamentary session.
The two men in charge of Britain's economy deliver their annual Mansion House speech on Thursday when they are likely to try to calm businesses and investors anxious by May's precarious grip on power and the uncertain outlook for the United Kingdom economy which has lost a lot of its momentum of 2016.
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The BJP leader further claimed that there had been no progress in the joint probe by the two countries into the Pathankot attack. Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the SCO summit scheduled in Astana for June 8 and 9.