Theresa May has sent two senior ministers to Brussels to seek concessions from the EU on the disputed issue of the Irish backstop. The U.K. prime minister is looking to win over enough lawmakers in her own party to secure parliament’s backing for her deal in a key vote next week.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan discusses the challenges for Prime Minister Theresa May as she attempts to renegotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union, business concerns about Brexit uncertainty, the need for more affordable homes in London, and the goals of the U.K. Labour Party.
With just two months before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union, Theresa May is fighting to keep control of the Brexit process. In a dramatic meeting yesterday, the prime minister effectively abandoned the agreement she had negotiated with Brussels and threw her weight behind a move to rewrite it.