Brexit deal is best Britain can get, claim executives

Lester Mason
November 18, 2018

Some lawmakers in May's Conservative Party have said they have submitted letters of no confidence.

If implemented the deal will ensure that frictionless trade can continue and that no hard border will be imposed between Ireland and the United Kingdom, essential not just for trade between the two countries but also as the United Kingdom is an essential land bridge for Irish trucks carry goods to mainland Europe. And they are reportedly ready to kill of the deal unless the Tories ditch Mrs May as leader, with a source telling The Daily Telegraph the deal "depended on who the leader of the Conservative Party is".

May on Thursday, after a slew of resignations in her own government, vowed to see the Brexit plan through until the bitter end.

Responding to a question on LBC about whether DUP leader Arlene Foster had withdrawn support, she said: "I haven't had a testy exchange with Arlene on that". "And my hope is that within the next week the 1922 committee, she will be called and it would be a reselection call and it would take about two weeks to get rid of her and replace her with someone else". Letters are normally confidential and those behind the attempted coup insist there are already enough demands for a vote to be held in days.

Agreement has been reached between the United Kingdom and European Union on the Irish border, the main sticking point in the talks.

Browne is hoping that a no-confidence vote being urged by prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg promotes leadership change soon. And DUP MPs have spent the past 48 hours publicly lashing the plan and hammering Mrs May personally for agreeing to it. Dominic Raab argued that the proposed regulatory regime for Northern Ireland would "pose a very real threat" to the UK's integrity. Nigel Dodds, the party's leader in Westminster, rounded on the PM in the Commons yesterday as she faced a torrid three-hour hammering on her deal.

Political commentator Noel Whelan said in the event of a no deal, and despite the economic fallout, he thinks the Irish people "will be forgiving" of the taoiseach, who he said "did an incredible job getting what the Irish government wanted into the agreement".

He said if it looked as though Britain were heading towards a no-deal departure from the European Union then direct discussions on how to avoid a hard border would be required.

Sky said government whips, who enforce discipline in the party, had been summoned to parliament as a challenge was close.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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