British Prime Minister Theresa May has convened her “war cabinet” to decide the future of the UK’s relations with the European Union amid pressure to make decisions immediately.
May is slated to meet with her most senior ministers, including the chancellor, Philip Hammond, the home secretary, Amber Rudd, the environment secretary, Michael Gove, and the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, to consider how they want the “end state” of relations with the EU.
The meeting will be held directly after May’s questions on Wednesday afternoon and is expected to address the Northern Ireland border issue and immigration too.
The business secretary, Greg Clark, said “We can’t know an end state until it has been agreed by both sides.”
“We’ve got a series of meetings to make sure the end state that we want to negotiate, which requires agreement from the counter parties, meets our objectives – that we can continue to thrive, that we…