DUP joins Brexit Tories to threaten rebellion against Theresa May

This is so much bigger than Boris | British politics | For Europe, Against the EU

This is so much bigger than Boris | British politics | For Europe, Against the EU

The plan, however, seems to have sown discord among her Cabinet, with senior figures such as David Davis, the chief Brexit negotiator, and Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, resigning in protest.

Following Mr Johnson and Mr Davis's resignations, two deputy chairmen of the Conservatives - Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield - quit their posts on Tuesday, claiming the PM's proposals would not harness the benefits of Brexit.

Theresa May clinging on to power after Boris Johnson quits over Brexit plans.

They are planning a show of strength in the Commons next week in votes on the Prime Minister's flagship Trade Bill.

More than 1,000 readers took part in an online survey, answering questions on the Prime Minister's leadership and the prospects for the UK's departure from the EU.

"In a vote of confidence in the House of Commons I would support the Prime Minister that's because I don't want to have another General Election, there isn't a vote of confidence in either case at the moment, I don't think many people want another election, we only had one a year ago".

Former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, who wrote in his resignation letter that the Brexit "dream is dying" and that Britain was headed for the "status of colony" under Ms.

Mr Rees-Mogg, who chairs the European Research Group of Tory Eurosceptics, said Mrs May would have to U-turn on her plans or rely on Labour votes to force them through Parliament.

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May replaced Johnson with a loyalist, former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and gave Davis' job to Dominic Raab in a bid to shore up her authority.

Reports suggested the Prime Minister would face a vote of no confidence in her leadership.

Speaking at the Institute of worldwide and European Affairs in Dublin, Minister Coveney said there had not been a clear British negotiating position for many months. We need to rise to the challenge and grasp the opportunities'.

The vision for future U.K. -EU economic ties will be detailed in a so-called "white paper" today that the government is scheduled to publish.

Hard Brexiters have pledged to mount a campaign of guerrilla warfare against May's government in an attempt to disrupt the soft Brexit proposal unveiled at Chequers, in which she proposed that the United Kingdom would share a "common rule book" of standards on food and goods after Brexit.

Britain would leave the EU's single market and customs union as planned, to end free movement of people and sign its own non-EU trade deals.

May says the plan will deliver frictionless trade with Europe and avoid a hard border between the UK's Northern Ireland and European Union member Ireland.

One disgruntled Tory MP even declined an invitation to watch England's World Cup semi-final clash with Croatia at 10 Downing Street because of his unhappiness with Mrs May's Brexit plans.

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