Britain's ruling Conservative Party's election manifesto will focus on Brexit and domestic concerns, such as strengthening the economy and putting a cap on energy prices, Work and Pensions Minister Damian Green said on Sunday.
Britain will have to pay off obligations to Brussels for years after Brexit, remain subject to European Union courts and continue to let relatives of European immigrants settle in the UK, according to draft EU negotiating documents.
Prime Minister Theresa May won Parliament’s backing for an early election on Wednesday, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain.
Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Secretary), David Davis, has backtracked on his claim that a Brexit deal can deliver the “exact same benefits” as EU membership, now acknowledging it was little more than an ambition.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered the formal, two-year process of withdrawing Britain from the European Union (EU), likely to be the most complex negotiations London has held since World War Two.
European Union leaders will renew their vows on the 60th anniversary of the troubled bloc’s founding treaties Saturday at a special summit in Rome designed to show unity despite Britain’s looming divorce.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has hailed the UK Parliament’s vote giving her the green light to formally begin the Brexit process, saying the country faces a “defining moment” as it leaves the European Union.
If Britain leaves the European Union without a replacement trade deal its commercial links with the bloc will overnight become less favorable than any other major industrialized nation, a cross-party campaign has warned as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to trigger article 50.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the formal process for exiting the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty as early as Tuesday, according to officials in London and Brussels.