May inches closer to a deal with the DUP, which will help her stay in power, but the issue of ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ Brexit is still being debated.
William James and Kylie MacLellan
On Wednesday, May emphasised that only she would deliver a good Brexit deal, moving on from a heated debate over security after two deadly Islamist attacks.
Britain’s upper parliamentary house dealt a defeat to Theresa May’s government, voting for a change to her Brexit plan, which says she can only trigger divorce talks if she promises to protect EU citizens’ rights.
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said that addressing parliament is not an ‘automatic right’ but an ‘earned honour’.
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is confident of overturning the ruling that parliament must be consulted on Brexit.