May Wins Cabinet Support for Brexit Treaty

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

British prime minister Theresa May speaks with ministers at her Chequers country retreat in Buckinghamshire, England, February 22
British prime minister Theresa May speaks with ministers at her Chequers country retreat in Buckinghamshire, England, February 22 (MoD)
  • 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.