20th Nov, 2019

MP Rachel Maclean's joy as Prime Minister survives no confidence vote

Ross Crawford 13th Dec, 2018

REDDITCH MP Rachel Maclean has spoken of her delight after Prime Minister Thersea May survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership on Wednesday evening.

Mrs May won 200 votes from Tory MPs with 117 against giving her a majority of 83.

Today she is back in Brussels for an EU summit where she is seeking movement from member states on the so-called ‘Itrish Backstop’ which under the original deal negotiated by Mrs May, say critics, could keep the UK tied to EU rules and regulations indefinitely.

Mrs Maclean said: “I’m delighted with last night’s result.

“The Prime Minister has the confidence of her Party. We must now move forward and find a solution that will deliver Brexit in the national interest.”

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