British Justice Minister David Gauke on Saturday has given Prime Minister Teresa May a 10-day deadline to save British exit from the European Union or resign to stop what he called a “smashing” of the United Kingdom without a deal.
“If Teresa May fails to get the support of the House of Commons for her agreement by the end of this month, she must behave responsibly by excluding the European Union from going out without an agreement,” Gauke said, according to the media outlet report. On the economic threat and security of the country and the maintenance of the integrity of the Union
He hoped the British government would act in line with national interests, suggesting that this was what he expected the British prime minister to do.
The British justice minister has hinted many times that he would resign if the prime minister failed to work within that period.
A majority of members of the House of Commons on Thursday rejected measures to support the May strategy of negotiating exit from the EU, where it voted to support May’s 258-member strategy against 303 (out of 650).