The European Union, meanwhile, said it will stick to a timetable for preparing to launch Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom despite the early general election.
We now have two very important elections in a matter of weeks.
In company news Wednesday, shares in luxury fashion brand Burberry slumped 5 percent to 1,614 pence as analysts predict a possible end to the group’s recent run higher.
The pro-Brexit, right-wing newspapers portrayed her decision as an aggressive move to strengthen her hand in the talks with the 27 other European Union members and to crush her domestic opponents.
“That is what our plans for Brexit and our plan for Britain will deliver, and that is what the Conservative Party will be offering at this election”.
The prime minister did give some hints about how long she expected a Brexit deal to take.
Ms May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to bring forward an election that was not due until 2020, saying she needed to avoid a clash of priorities in the sensitive final stages of the two-year Brexit talks. The answer, as with pretty much everything in Britain right now, is Brexit.
He added this will put the government “on steadier, more solid ground as it begins the hard, complex work of negotiating Brexit” and can “only reduce uncertainty and the potential for hiccups over the next couple of years”.
Sentiments shared by many British people today!
But what is its likely impact on relations with non-EU states such as Taiwan?
Following considerable wrangling over formats, the 2015 election campaign saw one debate featuring Mr Cameron and Mr Clegg alongside Labour’s Ed Miliband and leaders of Ukip, the Scottish National Party, Greens and Plaid Cymru, as well as a second debate with the five non-coalition parties and programmes in which Mr Cameron, Mr Clegg and Mr Miliband answered questions but did not debate face-to-face.
In October a year ago, Terrapin Communications founder Peter Bingle wrote a piece stating that the Great Repeal Bill “provides the flawless political backdrop for a general election in 2017”.
Deutsche Bank economists have changed their view on the pound following May’s election call, which they describe as a “game-changer”.
Mrs May has called for a snap or early election, meaning that the vote will come three years ahead of schedule.
He said: “I welcome the Prime Minister’s decision to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first”. This time previous year, Cameron fully expected Britain to vote to remain in the European Union in the referendum he had called for June. Instead, the British made a decision to leave in a vote that has roiled British politics ever since, starting with Cameron’s resignation. Some have even said the reaction since May’s announcement was overdone and liable to a reverse.
The PM took aim at the SNP and others, who she believes are “jeopardising the work we must do to prepare for Brexit at home” while weakening the government’s negotiating position in Europe. WSJ U.K. and Brexit Editor Stephen Fidler looks at some of the reasons why Mrs.