Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

"If there's another election I say bring it on and let's get behind Jeremy Corbyn". The DUP won 10 Westminster seats, which will provide the Tories a narrow parliament majority.

But Dogus, who arrived in Britain in his teens from Turkey, was also keen to make his campaign about himself, using his experience with setting up and running small businesses to win over voters, rather than focusing on the Labour leader.

The Labour leader also said he thought it was quite possible there could be an election later this year, or early next year, which he thought "might be a good thing". But few believe she can hang on for more than a few months. "We've got a new dawn for social democracy. and I will carry on fighting".

A local campaign manager in northern England complained that May's closest aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill "had never met a real person in their life" and had badly misread the electorate with the plan.

He acknowledged that the government would be unable to get numerous measures promised in its election platform through Parliament.

He argued if voters had wanted to reverse the result of last June's Brexit referendum, they would have voted for Liberal Democrat, who called for a second referendum.

She said the Conservatives' planned deal with the DUP was "dodgy" and "unsustainable" - and Theresa May's position was "not remotely tenable" because she lacked the skills to hold together a minority government, which has to be more open and collegiate. "The mandate Theresa May sought for her extreme version of Brexit has been rejected", Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron told cheering supporters in a speech Friday.

After a holiday in Wales, May said she had reluctantly chose to bring forward the election by three years to strengthen her hand in negotiations with the European Union, talks which will reshape Britain's role in the world and that of a bloc praised by many for ensuring peace after World War Two.

Downing Street says it hopes to finalise the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting.

The two sides are looking to form a "confidence and supply" arrangement.

It would mean the DUP backing the Government on its Budget and prevent it being brought down by motions of no confidence, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis.

Chuka Umunna, a one-time favourite for the leadership and a centre-left lawmaker, quit Labour's top team of advisers soon after Corbyn became leader, clashing over membership of the European Union, which the veteran leftist was cool over.

Or to put it another way, the deal with the DUP represents life or death both for the new government and for Mrs May as PM.

May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of Parliament.

'There's a possibility of voting the Queen's Speech down and we're going to push that all the way'.

Some senior Tories have made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives' losing their overall majority in Parliament. The Conservatives "have lost their majority and the prime minister has lost all authority and credibility", said Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. "This is still on". May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

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