Once inside she found her husband, Philip, and the couple went through to the prime minister’s private study together for a few moments alone. After three years battling the impossible contradictions of Brexit, she was resigning as U.K. prime minister, defeated at last. Less Than a WeekThe walls began to close in around the British prime minister almost exactly a week earlier. But for Steve Barclay, May’s Brexit Secretary, confirmation of his worst fears came later that night. That made Leadsom 30 minutes late for prime minister’s questions in the Commons chamber.
Source: Mint May 24, 2019 20:48 UTC