Prime Minister Theresa May’s failure to get her EU divorce deal through Parliament in recent months has left her authority in tatters. Photo: AFP

A Brexit delay for Theresa May, but will she stay?

  • Many of May’s Conservative MPs are livid that Britain is now likely to take part in European Parliament elections next month
  • May has hinted she might voluntarily step down if she fails to get a Brexit deal through by June 30
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Prime Minister Theresa May’s failure to get her EU divorce deal through Parliament in recent months has left her authority in tatters. Photo: AFP
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Brexit supporters furious at their government’s failure to leave the EU on time are aiming to undermine the European Parliament following elections next month. File photo: AP

Why a Brexit delay could come back to bite Europe

  • EU leaders’ expected approval of a Brexit extension will put Britain in the paradoxical situation of having to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23
  • But some furious Brexit supporters are aiming to undermine the parliament after the elections
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Brexit supporters furious at their government’s failure to leave the EU on time are aiming to undermine the European Parliament following elections next month. File photo: AP
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