About: Angela Leadsom

Brexit 11-07-2016

May becomes next British PM on Wednesday, Article 50 issue left hanging

Theresa May was today (11 July)  set to become the next British prime minister, as her only rival dropped out of the race. It leaves the crux question of when she triggers Article 50, giving the UK two-year legal notice to leave the EU, hanging, as previously a new prime minister was not expected until September.

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