Theresa May will set out the timetable for her departure following one final try to get her Brexit deal handed by MPs.
The prime minister held talks with senior Conservatives in Westminster on Thursday, the place she was pressed extra readability on her timetable for exiting Downing Avenue.
Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs, stated he’ll meet with Mrs May to agree the small print of her exit from Downing Avenue early subsequent month.
This can come after a showdown vote on the Withdrawal Settlement Invoice within the week starting three June.
Earlier this yr, Mrs May promised to go as soon as her Brexit deal has been handed by MPs.
However with this wanting like a distant prospect, rising numbers inside her occasion have been pushing for additional particulars about when she’s going to give up if the Brexit impasse continues.
In a joint assertion issued by the PM and Sir Graham, Mrs May stated she is “determined to secure our departure from the European Union”.
It provides that the PM is “devoting her efforts” to getting the Withdrawal Settlement Invoice handed, including: “We have agreed that she and I will meet following the 2nd reading of the bill to agree a timetable for the election of a new leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party.”
Reacting to the announcement one Brexiteer Conservative MP labelled the 1922 Committee “absolutely weak”.
“They’re going to split this party down the middle,” they added.