Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal

Birmingham England. The Conservative Party Conference 2018 is taking place at Birmingham's International Convention Centre from September 30 to October 3

Birmingham England. The Conservative Party Conference 2018 is taking place at Birmingham's International Convention Centre from September 30 to October 3

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May dances to the stage to give a speech during the Conservative Party annual conference 2018 in Birmingham, Britain on October 3, 2018. Well, optics-wise, there was very little coughing, and of course, she danced onto the stage to the tune of ABBA's Dancing Queen, laughing at herself in a neat self-referential bid to show the personality she's always been accused of lacking.

The Conservative party chief called for unity to deliver a Brexit that was in the "national interest", amid deepening divisions within the ruling party over the UK's exit strategy from the European Union (EU).

The EU has rejected her proposed deal and demanded new ideas from Britain.

"And our message to them must be this - We get it".

But her bid to revitalize her domestic agenda and steal the initiative from the main opposition Labour Party has been overshadowed by the party splits over Brexit. That's across the Conservative party, across the benches in Parliament and across the country as we all hurtle towards May's dream of Brexit.

He said it would be a "bad move" to see Mrs May ousted from Number 10, and there was "still time for her to change direction". May danced a little jig to the strains of ABBA's "Dancing Queen" as she approached the podium for her address at the ruling Conservative Party's annual gathering.

James Duddridge, the MP for Rochford and Southend, made headlines on Wednesday morning by announcing that he had written a letter to Sir Graham Brady, the chair of the powerful backbench 1922 committee, demanding a vote of no confidence in the prime minister.

May awkwardly took a spin around, robotically pumped her arms in the air on Wednesday and had a brief laugh at her own expense before a key speech.

One leave-backing cabinet minister told the Guardian that May was a "vehicle for Brexit", and she was likely to step down shortly afterwards; another suggested the optimal time to replace her would be in 2021, a year before the next general election is due.

Inside, the paper spoke of how Mr Johnson "plunged the knife in", and a leader column said that while the speech "pressed all the right buttons", its content was "deeply disloyal to the Prime Minister and profoundly unrealistic".

Appealing to voters tired of belt-tightening, she said: "Because you made sacrifices, there are better days ahead. Firmness of goal, clarity and conviction - European Union friends do not underestimate!" So, it is no surprise that we have had a range of different views expressed this week. For this reason, let's explore each of the prominent topics in her speech.

"Despite the United Kingdom government's rejection of the original EU backstop proposal, we will not give up seeking a workable solution that fully respects the Good Friday Agreement as well as the integrity of the Single Market and the customs union".

With no agreement with the bloc over the terms of divorce or a future trade relationship, the last day of the conference marked the beginning of what some officials predict will be a frenzied couple of weeks of diplomacy between London and Brussels as the two sides try to pin down a deal.

He added: "We are also told that an ending of austerity is completely dependent on her securing her own Brexit deal which is clearly not going to happen".

The U.K. and the European Union agree there must be no customs checks or other barriers along the now invisible border between the U.K.'s Northern Ireland and European Union member Ireland.

"So this is our proposal". Taking back control of our borders, laws and money.

She was backed by the Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom - a prominent Leave campaigner in the referendum - who said it met her "red lines" for Brexit.

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