Published: Thu, July 12, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Theresa May hit by new Brexiteer rebellion over Chequers plans

Theresa May hit by new Brexiteer rebellion over Chequers plans

Bradley said that the Brexit plan agreed by the Cabinet last week at Chequers would damage the UK's opportunities to develop global trade and be "an outward-looking nation in control of our own destiny" following Brexit.

THERESA MAY will face the first test of her Chequers plan in Parliament on Monday after Brexiteers tabled a series of hardline amendments.

Backbencher Andrew Bridgen became the first Tory MP to declare that he has sent a letter of no confidence in Mrs May to the chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady.

Asked on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) whether May should be replaced as prime minister, Trump said it was "up to the people, not up to me".

"The UK certainly has a lot of things going on", he said, referring to the resignations of Britain's Brexit and foreign ministers over the government's plan for ties with the European Union after it leaves the bloc in March.

Writing in The Scotsman, Nicola Sturgeon said the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson made it more likely the United Kingdom would stay in the EU single market and customs union, but refused to lend the SNP's support to Mrs May's proposed Brexit deal. Some 48 letters are required to trigger a vote.

Jacob Rees-Mogg has accused the Prime Minister from running away from her promises with the Chequers deal.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the Alliance's headquarters ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018.

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.

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Brexiteer ministers are this afternoon, I'm told, still trying to get "edits" to the final White Paper, the souped-up version of the Chequers plan.

But leading Eurosceptic Bernard Jenkin played down the prospects of more walkouts from Mrs May's administration.

Challenged directly by the Scottish Tory MP Paul Masterton over whether he would "seriously walk through the lobbies with a handful of hard-line Eurosceptic Tories, vote down the deal and cause us to crash out without any deal at all", Mr Streeting replied: "The Labour Party will be constructive, but this isn't good enough". "We are supporting Theresa for PM".

He said: "When it comes to a vote sometime around the end of this year, let us say that Theresa May has done a deal that bears some resemblance to what was put forward at Chequers with the EU".

Lord Hague, who despite being a Eurosceptic backed a Remain vote in the 2016 referendum, said that if MPs voted down the UK's final deal with the European Union, "that's the point at which they're going to endanger everything they're trying to achieve".

This could mean Brexit being delayed, a change of government or a second referendum, he said.

Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield said that Mrs May's plans for close links with Europe after Brexit risked handing Jeremy Corbyn the keys to 10 Downing Street as they resigned their posts.

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