Archiv: Chequers

01.10.2018 - 16:38 [ Daily Star ]

IT’S WAR: Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg move to bring down Theresa May over Brexit

(28.9.2018) Boris quit the cabinet back in July in protest at the Chequers plan, and has been a thorn in the side of the PM ever since – despite battles in his personal life.

And Rees-Mogg has been steadily growing in popularity as he represents the hard Brexiteer wing of the Tories – chairing the powerful Eurosceptic faction The European Research Group.

23.09.2018 - 13:24 [ ]

Stockende Brexit-Gespräche: May setzt für den Notfall offenbar auf Neuwahl

Die Brexit-Gespräche sind festgefahren, die Nervosität steigt: Wären Neuwahlen in Großbritannien ein Ausweg? Laut der „Sunday Times“ hält Premierministerin Theresa May das für eine Option, um Rückendeckung für ihren Kurs zu bekommen.

23.09.2018 - 12:34 [ ]

Tory donor threatens to fund new Brexit party after Chequers ‘fiasco’

Jeremy Hosking, a co-owner of Crystal Palace football club, suggested that the “fiasco” of Theresa May’s Chequers plan was a conspiracy to prevent the UK leaving the European Union.
He told The Sunday Telegraph that he had carried out private polling which showed “clear support for a Brexit party that will deliver what the electorate thought it would be getting”.

23.09.2018 - 12:30 [ ]

Nach Salzburg-Debakel: Bericht über Neuwahlpläne bei Torys

Ein bedeutender Großspender der Partei sowie der „Leave“-Kampagne, Jeremy Hosking, soll einem Bericht des „Daily Telegraph“ vom Sonntag zufolge May nun sogar androhen, eine neue „Brexit“-Partei finanzieren zu wollen. Dem Parteitag der Konservativen vom 30. September bis 3. Oktober kommt deswegen eine entscheidende Bedeutung zu.

06.09.2018 - 05:38 [ ]

„Brexit“-Minister verteidigt Pläne gegen Kritik aus Brüssel

Vor Mitgliedern eines Parlamentsausschusses in London bezeichnete Raab gestern den Chequers-Plan der konservativen Premierministerin Theresa May als den „bei Weitem plausibelsten und glaubhaftesten“.
Sowohl in Großbritannien selbst als auch bei der EU-Kommission gibt es starke Vorbehalte gegen Mays Pläne. Heute kommt Raab erneut mit EU-Chefunterhändler Michel Barnier in Brüssel zusammen.

26.08.2018 - 09:01 [ ]

This chaotic, contradictory government is creating a Project Fear all of its own

In the miasma of contradiction and incoherence which now envelops the government’s Brexit strategy, may I ask a simple question? Why is everybody pretending that we have a choice between the prime minister’s Chequers plan, and no-deal?

27.07.2018 - 13:39 [ ]

MERK TO THE RESCUE: Theresa May offered Brexit lifeline by Angela Merkel who insists EU leaders give PM ‘one last chance’ to sell Chequers plan to them

The Times is reporting that the German Chancellor Ms Merkel is frustrated the talks are not leading to a breakthrough, and is taking matters into her own hands.

She is said to have suggested they use the summit scheduled in Austria for the PM to hold direct talks to avert a no-deal Brexit.

08.07.2018 - 11:59 [ Conservative Home ]

Our snap survey. Three in five Party members believe May’s new Brexit plan represents a bad deal for Britain.

After all, one might think it would be a bad deal for Britain, if implemented, but still back it, perhaps out of Party loyalty. (We’re not expressing a view on such a stance; merely pointing out that it’s possible.)

But at any rate, there’s next to no difference between the two findings. Three in five panel members think the plan would represent a bad deal for Britain if implemented, and the same proportion don’t support it.

06.07.2018 - 15:49 [ ]

Phones to be seized at Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit talks amid cabinet plotting

Boris Johnson, David Davis, Michael Gove, Esther McVey, Penny Mordaunt, Andrea Leadsom and Liam Fox met inside at the Foreign Office.

Dr Fox, the international trade secretary, then spent 50 minutes at Number 10 with the prime minister.