UK's May names loyalist Jeremy Hunt as foreign secretary

UK's May names loyalist Jeremy Hunt as foreign secretary

U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged that his scheduled visit to Britain was coming at a time of "turmoil" - comments May later brushed aside - and two more junior ministers quit in protest, with reports that more were ready to go.

But shadow global trade secretary Barry Gardiner told the programme "it is absolutely not our policy" to have a second referendum.

Hunt had been health secretary, and is a leading government backer of a compromise "soft Brexit".

In a blow to the British government, Davis quit late Sunday, saying he could not support Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for close trade and regulatory ties with the European Union after Brexit next year.

But top Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg described the agreement as a "breakdown in trust" and said Mrs May needed to alter her course or face having to rely on Labour votes to get it through parliament.

With Britain due to leave the 28-nation bloc on March 29, 2019, European Union officials have warned Britain repeatedly that time is running out to seal a deal spelling out the terms of the divorce and a post-split relationship.

After months of trying to find a Brexit position that all wings of the Conservative Party could agree on, May seems to have given up, and gone for something that at least 20 - and probably more - of her lawmakers are likely to vote against.

"Perhaps, one side effect of my departure might be to put a little pressure on the government not to make any other concessions and I will keep arguing to say there is a better way to do it than this", Davis said.

"Seeing as the Prime Minister isn't bringing Brexit home I'm concerned attending would be a bad omen for football coming home ..."

A new housing minister is set to be appointed after Dominic Raab was made Brexit Secretary earlier today (09/07/18).

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Bradley said that the Brexit plan agreed by the Cabinet last week at Chequers would damage the UK's opportunities to develop global trade and be "an outward-looking nation in control of our own destiny" following Brexit.

Set to be published in a white paper on Thursday, the plan envisages Britain continuing to trade freely with the remaining European Union in goods under a "common rulebook", while accepting restrictions on trade in services.

But Lord Hague said it was the best available option.

But others argued that May had adopted the most realistic plan after losing her parliamentary majority in an ill-judged election previous year, leaving her reliant on a small Northern Irish party to govern.

"We need to see whether the taskforce can accommodate some of the British thinking", he said.

Political commentators were predicting Tuesday that other Conservatives will quit their jobs in the coming days.

This could mean Brexit being delayed, a change of government or a second referendum, he said.

The ex-MP said there was a "plan" to curtail the role of the Brexit department. It is an indulgence not a policy'.

However, at a meeting with her Conservative Party lawmakers, she was cheered and applauded by many as she warned them that internal squabbling could pave the way for socialist opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to take power instead.

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