May was due to meet senior ministers to discuss her Brexit bill as plans to put it to a vote in Parliament were thrown into doubt. Leadsom, as leader of the House of Commons, had been due to announce on Thursday when a vote on the bill would be held. May previously announced that it would be published on Friday and put to a vote during the week of June 3. Meanwhile, the number of Conservative lawmakers calling on May to resign was growing. He said that if she did not set a departure date there would be “overwhelming pressure” for a no-confidence vote in her.
Source: thestar May 23, 2019 09:12 UTC