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Brexit: Theresa May wins knife-edge customs bill vote as defence minister resigns amid Tory rebellion

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Theresa May has narrowly seen off a backbencher rebellion on a key piece of Brexit legislation during a dramatic night in the House of Commons.
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Phew! May SCRAPES Brexit victory by THREE VOTES as No10 plot to avoid LEADERSHIP COUP

Phew! May SCRAPES Brexit victory by THREE VOTES as No10 plot to avoid LEADERSHIP COUP

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

THERESA May was tonight forced to toughen her Brexit negotiation offer to Brussels following the threat of a revolt by Eurosceptic Tory MPs. In a surprise climb down to avoid an embarrassing Commons vote, the Prime Minister accepted four amendments tabled by Tory backbenchers to her Customs Bill.
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Tory civil war has broken out after Jacob Rees-Mogg and Brexiteers get Theresa May to harden her soft Brexit plan

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Theresa May narrowly avoids defeat after caving in to Rees-Mogg

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Prime minister forced to take on amendment to customs plan from hardline Brexiters Theresa May caved in to hardline Tory Brexiters on Monday by accepting their amendments to the customs bill to try and head off a leadership challenge before the summer break only to provoke a rebellion from remainers in her own party. The government majority was reduced to just three votes on the most controversial amendment after leading Tory remainer Anna Soubry complained that the prime minister had lost control of events by making concessions to the rightwing European Research Group.
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Tory Civil War On Europe Explodes Once More As Theresa May Narrowly Avoids Commons Brexit Defeat

Tory Civil War On Europe Explodes Once More As Theresa May Narrowly Avoids Commons Brexit Defeat

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Theresa May has narrowly survived a Government defeat on Brexit as the Tory party's bitter civil war over Europe exploded into life once more. MPs voted by 305 to 302 to support an amendment to the Trade Bill that seeks to unpick a key plank of the Prime Minister's plans for a ‘soft' exit from the EU. Tabled by former minister Priti Patel, the new clause ensures that HM Revenue and Customs would not collect EU countries' tariffs under a customs partnership, without “a reciprocal arrangement” with Brussels. Conservative ‘Remainer rebels', led by Anna Soubry and Dominic Grieve, decided to...
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Brexit COMEBACK: Nigel Farage promises to return and KILL May's Chequers plan

Brexit COMEBACK: Nigel Farage promises to return and KILL May's Chequers plan

NIGEL Farage is returning to the political fray to fight Theresa May's “fraudulent” Brexit proposals, declaring “I'm back”. Read more ...

We're ready! Theresa May to release no deal Brexit plans NEXT WEEK in...

We're ready! Theresa May to release no deal Brexit plans NEXT WEEK in warning to EU

MINISTERS are to intensify pressure in the Brexit negotiations next week by releasing details of the Government's plans for a "no deal" departure from the EU. Read more ...

Corbyn ally suspended for Jewish ‘plot' attack

Corbyn ally suspended for Jewish ‘plot' attack

A KEY ally of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the party yesterday after saying he had lost “respect and empathy” for the Jewish community amid the anti-Semitism row. Read more ...

Farage isn't going to like this but. the EU's swinging May's way

Farage isn't going to like this but. the EU's swinging May's way

IN the Westminster corridors of power Theresa May's controversial Chequers plan has caused schism, consternation and even howls of “betrayal”. Read more ...

100 Tories to rebel on May deal

100 Tories to rebel on May deal

UP TO 100 Tory MPs are preparing to rebel against Theresa May unless she scraps her controversial Chequers plan for Brexit. Read more ...

‘We are not SUPPLICANTS' The WTO option gives the UK the chance to WALK AWAY...

‘We are not SUPPLICANTS' The WTO option gives the UK the chance to WALK AWAY without deal

THE UK has approached the Brexit negotiations “as a supplicant” despite being in a much stronger position than the European Union, it was claimed today. Read more ...

The Boris burka row exposes Theresa May's lack of political nous

The Boris burka row exposes Theresa May's lack of political nous

The Spectator‘s editorial ‘Bravo Boris' suggests that the treatment meted out to Boris Johnson by the Prime Minister and... Read more ...

Newslinks for Saturday 18th August 2018

Newslinks for Saturday 18th August 2018

Brexit 1) Government to publish first set of “no-deal” plans next Thursday “The government will set out the vast parts of public life which would be affected by Britain's... Read more ...

PLASTIC CRACKDOWN: Takeaway coffee cups and cutlery to be slapped with new tax

PLASTIC CRACKDOWN: Takeaway coffee cups and cutlery to be slapped with new tax

CHARGES are almost certain to be slapped on throwaway coffee cups, cutlery and sauce sachets this autumn in the drive to crack down on the scourge of plastic waste, the... Read more ...

Spectator competition winners: P.G. Wodehouse does science fiction

Spectator competition winners: P.G. Wodehouse does science fiction

For the latest competition you were invited to imagine a well-known author who doesn't normally write in the genre trying... Read more ...