Britain's May says she will quit if her Brexit deal passes

May told meeting of Conservative lawmakers she would step down if her plan finally got through the parliament


Reuters March 27, 2019
British PM Theresa May. PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would quit if her twice-defeated EU divorce deal passes at the third attempt, making a last-ditch bid to persuade rebels in her Conservative party to back her.

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May told a meeting of Conservative lawmakers she would stand down if her divorce plan finally got through a bitterly-divided parliament, to ensure a smooth path for a new leader to begin the next step of negotiating the future relationship with the European Union.

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