We’re into unchartered waters now… There is a question mark over the leadership of the Conservative Party… An orderly withdrawal is in jeopardy. All bets are off… It’s going to have a very disruptive effect.— Prof Raymond Parsons, NWU Business School
People are watching this very anxiously… in every household… there’s a lot of anxiety in London.— Alex Eliseev, EWN
Conservative members of Parliament initiated a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May, plunging the Brexit process into turmoil.
May’s decision to cancel a vote on her withdrawal agreement in the face of a massive defeat has led to this latest push to get rid of her.
Whitfield also spoke to EWN's Alex Eliseev.
Listen to the interviews in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).
We may have to take some steps… if anything goes wrong in March, that we are limiting the damage to our [South Africa] economic relations with both the EU and the UK in the case of a hard Brexit.— Prof Raymond Parsons, NWU Business School
If she survives the vote tonight, she’ll have immunity for a year… She may step down after Brexit is concluded…— Alex Eliseev, EWN
Europe said they’re not about to reopen negotiations, so she’s going to have to get it through Parliament in some way or another…— Alex Eliseev, EWN
There could be as many as half a dozen options that open themselves up if she survives…— Alex Eliseev, EWN
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