May Wins Cabinet Support for Brexit Treaty

Ministers support the deal, but there are doubts it can get through Parliament.

Theresa May Jean-Claude Juncker
British prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker pose for photos in Brussels, December 4, 2017 (European Commission)
  • British prime minister Theresa May has won her cabinet’s support for a withdrawal agreement with the EU.
  • The challenge now is getting the treaty approved by her ruling Conservative Party and its allies in Northern Ireland.
  • Britain is due to leave the European Union in March 2019.