Theresa May hit by new Brexiteer rebellion over Chequers plans

Jack Taylor  Getty Images David Davis

Jack Taylor Getty Images David Davis

That will infuriate many Brexiteers - indeed, it is what forced David Davis, Boris Johnson and Steve Baker to quit Government.

Amid growing discontent on the Tory backbenches, Brexiteer Andrea Jenkyns warned that more resignations could follow those of Mr Johnson, Mr Davis, Brexit minister Steve Baker, two Conservative vice-chairs and two parliamentary aides.

Solicitor General Robert Buckland said: "She talked about Corbyn, she talked about the alternative which is delivering the country to the sort of government that I don't think people have voted for and certainly any Conservative voter would be repelled by".

"This would set the stage for a new Prime Minister to take over in time for the party's annual autumn policy conference", Rossiter adds.

Pound Sterling can climb higher against the Dollar over coming days but will be sidelined by the Euro, according to analysts, as the market digests the recent spate of resignations from Prime Minister Theresa May's government and contemplates the next developments in the Brexit saga.

Rees-Mogg said his amendments would try to force the government to put into law its aim that Northern Ireland could not be treated separately, to stop what some Brexit campaigners see as attempts to divide the United Kingdom to ensure there is no return to a hard border with European Union member Ireland. Europe's most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, arrived in London later on Tuesday.

Asked whether May was in trouble following the rash of departures from her government on Monday, he replied: "No".

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Additionally, at some time in the near future, the Canadian pipeline problem will be fixed and the supply disruption over. However, Iran exports might squeeze further if United States takes more aggressive stance on sanctions, they said.

He is set to add: "It would take the United Kingdom out of the single market and the customs union".

And while Britain will no longer fall under the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice - a longtime bugbear of Brexit supporters - British courts will "pay due regard" to European court case law in relevant cases.

The Financial Times has reported that one contingency plan being examined in case of a no-deal Brexit is using barges to help keep the lights on in Northern Ireland in case there is disruption to electricity imports from the Republic of Ireland.

Effectively staying in the single market for goods, but not services, is unlikely to be an attractive proposition for the EU.

The trip coincides with a tumultuous week for May after two senior ministers resigned in protest at her plans for trade with the European Union after Britain leaves next March.

The plan has unleashed a rebellion by Brexit hardliners who fear it may prevent Britain from concluding free-trade agreements with third countries and effectively turn the country into a "vassal state" or "colony" of the EU.

Other eurosceptics who want a clean break with the bloc are also livid, prompting speculation they may launch a confidence vote against May.

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