Fr. Martin Magill asked: “Why in God’s name does it take the death of a 29-year-old woman, with her whole life ahead of her, to get to this point?”
The Prime Minister acknowledged differences between herself and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in a video released by Downing Street.
The Brexit impasse that has consumed Westminster in recent months has reached another level today. A vote by MPs on holding more indicative votes resulted in a direct tie.
After marathon Cabinet talks lasting almost eight hours, the Prime Minister spoke from Downing Street, announcing her intension to seek a further extension of Article 50, and offered to reach across the aisle to the opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Westminster hoped to gain clarity in a series of indicative votes on alternative options for Brexit. It did not, as all were rejected by MPs.
The Prime Minister was addressing Conservative MPs at a meeting of the 1922 Committee when she announced she was prepared to leave Downing Street sooner than planned, if her Brexit deal was passed through Parliament.
The Prime Minister addressed Britain following yet another tumultuous day in Westminster, telling the public: “It is high time we made a decision”.