Theresa May needs to be replaced as British prime minister now, a leading Eurosceptic lawmaker in her Conservative party said on Tuesday as he urged colleagues to trigger a vote of no confidence in her leadership.
British Prime Minister Theresa May delayed a critical parliamentary vote on her Brexit bill, throwing both her government and her plans for the U.K.’s EU exit into disarray. The pound dropped to its lowest level in more than a year on the news.
British MP Crispin Blunt has sent a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May to the chairman of the committee in charge of Conservative Party leadership contests, The Times newspaper reported on Monday.
Parliament will on Tuesday hold a three-hour emergency debate on Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to defer a planned vote on her Brexit deal, Speaker John Bercow announced following a request by the opposition Labour Party.