Senior Tories have called on Prime Minister Theresa May to begin talks with Labour in a bid to save her Brexit deal now that her strategy is in tatters over the EU’s refusal to renegotiate.
The embattled prime minister has been urged to stop attempting to “go it alone,” accept her agreement was ruined and that she should get help from other parties.
“After this week’s events in Westminster and Brussels, the only way the prime minister gets any kind of deal through is with cross party support and proper discussions to secure that now need to start,” Nicky Morgan, the former education secretary, told The Independent.
Nick Boles, another former minister, and George Freeman, May’s former policy chief, both called for cross-party discussions.
The best that can be said for the EU Council is this: hopefully this is the last time that Theresa May tries to go it alone. Next week she must open cross-party discussions, and if Corbyn…