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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes ago   |   By The Sun


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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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 backstop: What does the backstop mean in Brexit? And why was vote CANCELLED?

THERESA May is desperately trying to rescue her Brexit deal after postponing a House of Commons vote over the backstop issue - but what is the backstop and what does it have to... Read more ...

Watch: Theresa May gets locked inside her car

Watch: Theresa May gets locked inside her car

Poor old Theresa May. The PM is hopping across Europe in a desperate bid to try and salvage her Brexit... Read more ...

Lord Ashcroft: My new Brexit poll. People are tipping further away from...

Lord Ashcroft: My new Brexit poll. People are tipping further away from May's deal

The vote has been deferred while the Prime Minister seeks “reassurances” from the EU, but her message to the House of Commons yesterday was clear - this is the only Brexit deal... Read more ...

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Now Theresa May has postponed the vote, how will the EU react?

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What is FRIT? How Margaret Thatcher used the word FRIT and how it was used to blast May

THERESA MAY is speaking on Brexit and her decision to postpone the vote, but why was the Prime Minister called frit? What does it mean? Read more ...

Speaker Bercow says MPs should get a say in delaying Brexit vote

Speaker Bercow says MPs should get a say in delaying Brexit vote

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Brexit news: Will there be a SECOND REFERENDUM after shock Article 50 ruling?

Brexit news: Will there be a SECOND REFERENDUM after shock Article 50 ruling?

BREXIT plans have potentially become more complicated after a recent ruling from the European Court of Justice found the UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50. Could there be a... Read more ...

Brexit cancelled? Will Theresa May CANCEL BREXIT after ECJ Article 50 ruling?

Brexit cancelled? Will Theresa May CANCEL BREXIT after ECJ Article 50 ruling?

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Brexit SHOCK warning: May's battle over EU exit could TEAR APART Tories for GOOD

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