PressTV-Tory MPs urge clean break from EU

Over 60 Conservative lawmakers have called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly break from the European Union, urging her to take a “hard Brexit” stance.

The demand by 62 Conservative MPs in the European Research Group (ERG) came in a letter to the premier ahead of a meeting which aims to decide Britain’s negotiating position.

“Your government must have the ability to change British laws and rules once we leave, rather than being a ‘rule-taker’,” said the letter, whose signatories include former party leader George Iain Duncan Smith and ex-development secretary Priti Patel.

May’s government and party are divided over Brexit at the time she has just eight months to reach an agreement on a withdrawal deal with the bloc, but insists Britain will leave at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019.

In the letter, there are some “suggestions” for securing a successful Brexit, including “taking control” of World Trade Organisation…

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