UK Coup Erupts: Theresa May Cabinet In Revolt, Plotting Her Imminent Overthrow

UK Coup Erupts: Theresa May Cabinet In Revolt, Plotting Her Imminent Overthrow, by Tyler Durden.

Theresa May may have days, if not hours, left as prime minister of the UK following a full-blown cabinet coup on Saturday night as senior ministers moved to oust the UK prime minister and replace her with her deputy, David Lidington.

According to the Sunday Times, following a “frantic series of private telephone calls”, senior ministers agreed the prime minister must announce she is standing down, warning that she has become a toxic and “erratic” figure whose judgment has “gone haywire.”

The plotters reportedly plan to confront May at a cabinet meeting on Sunday and demand that she announces she is quitting. If she refuses, they will threaten mass resignations or publicly demand her head. The “conspirators” were locked in talks late on Saturday to try reach a consensus deal on a new prime minister so there does not have to be a protracted leadership contest. …

For those who still pretend to bother about the Brexit process and where we currently stand, the following flowchart from AFP should give you a rough idea.