May Considers Putting Divorce Bill to Parliament: Brexit Update



Jess Shankleman and Thomas Penny | Bloomberg

Theresa May is facing the latest challenge to her leadership as frustration among lawmakers grows. Talks with Labour aimed at finding a consensus on leaving the EU resume, with the government testing support before putting a key bit of Brexit legislation to Parliament next week.

Key Developments:

  • Government may present the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to Parliament next week. This encapsulates the Brexit deal in law
  • Senior members of influential 1922 Committee of Conservative MPs meet amid increasing frustration with May’s leadership
  • Pro- and anti-Brexit parties present candidates for EU elections
  • U.S. President Donald Trump will visit U.K. in June

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