5 months May: Approve Brexit, I’ll resign Manilatimes |World
LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), telling colleagues she would quit within weeks if the agreement was passed and Britain left the European Union (EU). May’s dramatic concession that “there is a desire for a new approach — and new leadership” was a last-ditch effort to bring enough reluctant colleagues on board to push her twice-rejected EU divorce deal over the line. It looked like it might not be enough, as a key Northern Ireland party said it would not be supporting the deal. May’s announcement ... more