Prime minister May hit by leadership challenge over Brexit deal Theresa May (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images).
British MPs launched a no-confidence motion against prime minister Theresa May over her Brexit plan on Wednesday (12) but she vowed to fight off the leadership challenge, warning that changing course could derail the whole process. Facing her biggest political crisis since assuming office a month after Britons voted in June 2016 to leave the EU, May said a leadership change would “put our country’s future at risk and create uncertainty when we can least afford it”. “Weeks spent tearing ourselves apart will only create more divisions,” May said in a statement delivered outside her Downing Street office, adding: “I stand ready to finish the job.”…
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