May to vow to renew special relationship ahead of Trump meeting

May to vow to renew special relationship ahead of Trump meeting

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May will say the UK and US are unique partners Theresa May is to vow to renew the UK’s special relationship with the US “for this new age” as she prepares to meet Donald Trump for the first time. She travels to Philadelphia on Thursday to address Republican leaders […]

Brexit: Theresa May promises White Paper on EU exit plan

Media captionTheresa May tells the House of Commons: “I can confirm to the House that our plan will be set out in a White Paper” Theresa May has announced the government will set out its Brexit plans in a formal policy document. During Prime Minister’s Questions, she said she recognised an “appetite” for a White […]

Jeremy Corbyn: Don’t sacrifice NHS to President Trump

Jeremy Corbyn: Don’t sacrifice NHS to President Trump

Image copyright PA Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned Theresa May not to offer the NHS “up for sacrifice” when she meets US President Donald Trump. Mr Corbyn said he would not allow the UK “to be sold off on the cheap”. Mrs May said she was not afraid to speak frankly to President Trump, […]

Brexit: MPs call for White Paper on EU exit plan

Brexit: MPs call for White Paper on EU exit plan

Image copyright PA Image caption The bill on Article 50 is set to be published in the coming days MPs have repeated their call for the government to publish its plan for Brexit in a formal policy document. A number of Conservative MPs have joined Labour in asking for a White Paper on the government’s […]

Brexit: Supreme Court says Parliament must give Article 50 go-ahead

Media captionLord Neuberger: “The government cannot trigger Article 50 without an Act of Parliament” Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled. The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing – although this is expected to […]

Supreme Court Brexit ruling: What happens next?

The Supreme Court has dismissed the government’s appeal in a landmark case about Brexit, meaning Parliament will be required to give its approval before official talks on leaving the EU can begin. The ruling is a significant, although not totally unexpected, setback for Theresa May. What will the prime minister do next and what impact […]

Theresa May to meet Turkey’s President Erdogan

Theresa May to meet Turkey’s President Erdogan

Image copyright PA/EPA Theresa May will visit Turkey on Saturday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Downing Street has said. The prime minister is expected to discuss trade, defence and security. Mrs May is likely to fly to Ankara from the US, where she is meeting President Trump on Friday, Number 10 said. It […]

Court rejects Scottish government Article 50 argument

Media captionPresident Lord Neuberger said the UK government would need an act of parliament to trigger Article 50 Judges at the Supreme Court have rejected the Scottish government’s argument that Holyrood should get a say on the triggering of Article 50. The court decided that MPs must have a say on starting the formal process […]

Brexit: Ministers ‘not legally compelled’ to consult AMs

Media captionSupreme Court President Lord Neuberger said ministers were ‘not legally compelled’ to consult AMs The Welsh Assembly does not have a legal right to be consulted by UK ministers triggering Brexit, the Supreme Court has ruled. Senior judges said that the UK government cannot start Article 50 without consulting MPs. Counsel General Mick Antoniw […]

Brexit: Supreme Court to announce judgement

Brexit: Supreme Court to announce judgement

Image copyright Supreme Court Image caption The 11 Supreme Court justices (pictured with Lord Toulson – top row, far left – who is now retired) all presided over the government’s appeal The Supreme Court will rule later whether Parliament or ministers have the power to begin the Brexit process. The landmark judgement, to be announced […]