LONDON UK’S May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is almost done
British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete and urging fellow lawmakers to “hold our nerve” during the difficult last push in negotiations.
May told the House of Commons that “the vast majority” of issues had been settled, including the status of Gibraltar, Britain’s territory at the tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
She said there is just “one real sticking point left” — the border between the U.K.’S Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland.
“We cannot let this become the barrier to reaching the future partnership