UK PM May calls on former EU chief to help break Brexit deadlock

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

This via Sky News on Theresa May wanting to enlist the help of former president of the European Council Herman van Rompuy

  • It is understood that Herman Van Rompuy had a private dinner with Theresa May's deputy, Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington in Brussels on Monday night.
  • dinner is understood to have taken place at the prime minister's request in order to discuss changes to the key sticking block in the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement - the Irish backstop

May getting creative, keeping on trying. 

Van Rompuy was European Council president between 2009 and 2014

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