13 Dec 2018

Theresa May fights for UK leadership in Brexit chaos

From Morning Report, 6:09 am on 13 December 2018

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is fighting for her political life. Forty-eight of her Conservative Party colleagues have triggered a vote on whether to remove her as leader. Mrs May has faced stinging criticism over her Brexit deal - and for pulling a parliamentary vote on it due earlier this week. She's said that she will contest the move to oust her with everything she has. To hold on to her job as leader of the party, and therefore leader of the country, Mrs May needs a simple one vote majority. Our correspondent in London is Catherine Drew, she talks to Susie Ferguson.