No confidence vote, fresh referendum and ‘no deal — Sunday shows round-up
19:40, Dec 17, 2018
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After May called off the scheduled vote last week amid near-unanimous predictions she would lose, Jeremy Corbyn was due to announce the no-confidence plan in his response to her statement.
May has delayed a crucial vote by MPs on the draft Brexit deal until next month, leaving the political scene in limbo.
A Labour source has indicated the motion would be targeted at Mrs May personally, rather than the Government.
Ms Rudd told reporters that she hoped the Prime Minister's deal would be supported in the vote expected in January.
The Prime Minister addressed the House of Commons this afternoon, telling MPs the pulled meaningful vote will be rescheduled for the New Year.
Five other Cabinet ministers including Philip Hammond and Amber Rudd are also said to be pushing Mrs May to hold a series of "indicative votes" in the Commons.
The UK government is preparing to spend up to £2bn on Brexit measures in the coming weeks as it looks increasingly likely that Britain will crash out of the European Union without a deal on future trading arrangements. "We've had the people's vote, we've had the referendum and now we've got to get on with implementing it".
"Another vote which would do irreparable damage to the integrity our politics, because it would say to millions who trusted in democracy, that our democracy does not deliver".
May, Blair trade Brexit snipes - Newspaper
Over the weekend, the Prime Minister attacked Tony Blair for backing a so-called "People's Vote" during a visit to Brussels.
He told her: "A responsible prime minister would for the good of this country put this deal before the House this week so we could move on from this Government's disastrous negotiation".
Labour has repeatedly said it will call such a motion at "the best time", or when it knows it can win, and for now will try to force the government to bring its deal to parliament sooner.
"Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum", May will tell lawmakers, according to extracts of her statement released in advance.
Whilst talk of a second poll has until now remained confined to backroom discussions, the decision to delay the meaningful vote last Tuesday has emboldened its proponents, who believe that another plebiscite may be the only way out of the current deadlock.
She has previously suggested that a Norway-plus deal, with the United Kingdom in both a customs union and the single market, could be a "plausible" alternative.
Mrs May made an empathic plea to MPs, saying the European Union had given her legal assurances over the backstop agreement, which MPs opposition to has left her deal hanging by a thread.
Trade minister Liam Fox also said a second referendum would "perpetuate" the deep divisions in Britain, adding that the prime minister was securing the necessary assurances to persuade parliament to back her deal.
The goals came from our Egyptian King, with Mohamed Salah grabbing three vital goals in a must win game for the Reds. And victory capped off a day to remember for James Milner , who made his 500th Premier League appearance.
According to the police report, the physical altercation started when the woman hit one of Hunt's female friends in the face. Through body-cam footage obtained by TMZ , the woman and witnesses gave differing accounts of what escalated the incident.
She was expected to arrive late to the summit, and the meeting did not appear on Trump's schedule for Friday. Trump has denied any wrongdoing and on Thursday called Cohen a "weak person" looking for a reduced sentence.
Murray and Tua will battle it out once again for the Heisman, but Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins remains a dark-horse for the award. And only five Heisman winners have failed to win AP Player of the Year since the award started in 1998.
Since April, the Trump administration has announced three rounds of tariffs on as much as $250 billion of imports from China. China expressed confidence on Wednesday that it can reach a trade deal with the United States, a sentiment echoed by U.S.
Alabama hung on against rival Georgia to win the SEC, Clemson routed Pitt in the ACC and Oklahoma topped Texas in the Big 12. New Year's Six bowls will not be announced until 3 p.m., but there's a likely destination based on the dynamics of selection.
A court filing in early December from special counsel Robert Mueller made clear there was evidence to back up Cohen's information. Prosecutors have said the payments violated campaign finance laws. "I knew what I was doing was wrong", Cohen said on GMA .
The Adelaide Oval has been his most successful ground and four years ago against India he filled his boots with a 12 wicket haul. Usman Khawaja (28 off 125) and Shaun Marsh (2 from 19) were the slowest of the recognised Aussie batters.
Despite the fact that a number of Boca players were ready to take the field, chose to postpone the game until at least Sunday . He said: "The problem is the Barra Brava - a mafia who have been embedded in football for more than 50 years".
You'll also notice a subtle dot pattern on the phone under the glass rear, which is based on the auto maker's carbon fiber design. Rumours are rife that the new OnePlus 6T McLaren edition will come packing a whopping 10GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage .
China's emissions accounted for 27% of the global total, having grown an estimated 4.7% in 2018 and reaching a new all-time high. Fluctuations in global emissions over the last five or six years have tracked changes in coal consumption, the study revealed.
He apologised for his actions but the Football Association announced on Monday afternoon that he had been charged with misconduct. The Brazilian will come good again but this week represents an ideal chance for Klopp to take him out of the firing line.
New Africa Strategy Pits US Against China, Russia
Between 1955 and 2006, US aid to Africa was roughly equal to the amount of assistance provided by all other donors combined. The new the US International Development Finance Corp combines OPIC and other government development organizations.
Qualcomm aims to ban iPhone XS and iPhone XR in China too
The ban comes as the trade war between the USA and China rages on. "We will pursue all our legal options through the courts". Apple claims that the current version, iOS 12 , doesn't infringe Qualcomm's patents-though Qualcomm denies this.
Sturgeon calls May a 'lame duck leader' after confidence vote
It is noted that while the Prime Minister has survived the vote of no confidence in her leadership, in reality little has changed. May's sternest opponents within the ERG hinted that they did not entirely believe she will stick to her pledge to go before 2022.
Paris cleans up after latest riot as pressure builds on Macron
The protests were a continuation from others that have hit the French capital and other cities across the country in recent weeks. Macron's turnaround damaged his credibility with climate defenders and foreign investors and earned derision from U.S.
Wisconsin's Lame-Duck Session Spurs National Coverage
The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin says he will make a personal appeal to outgoing Republican Gov. Walker has said he supports the bills His office worked with Republican lawmakers to craft the legislation.
Cardinals trade for All-Star Paul Goldschmidt
He won the NL Silver Slugger Award in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018, and he has three Gold Gloves (2013, 2015, 2017) on his shelf. In his eight-year career, the right-handed hitter has batted.270/.387/.479 with eight home runs in 44 games against them.
Theresa May Found in Contempt of Parliament
The amendment isn't legally binding - but it carries huge political weight and would be very hard for the government to ignore. He said the wording of Sir Keir Starmer's motion was "extremely vague" and did not compel him to publish the advice in full.
Ivanka Trump Defends Her Use of a Private Email Account
Trump said the investigation should be allowed to run its course, but echoed her father's view that it has gone on long enough. The Washington Post reported this month that she used the personal email account to conduct official government business.