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02 May 2018

The Telegraph: Government at risk of 'collapse' as May warned by 60 Tory MPs Brexit customs partnership will sink her

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Theresa May has been warned her government will "collapse" if she does not abandon plans for a post-Brexit customs partnership with the EU.

Sixty eurosceptic Tory MPs from the European Research Group, led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, have sent the Prime Minister a 30 page report detailing their opposition to the plan.

Number 10 have been directly warned in correspondence that accepting a customs partnership will lead to a "collapse" of the government because it would mean Mrs May cannot deliver a clean break from the EU and would lose the support of Brexiteers.

Sources have told the Telegraph that the Tory MPs will consider withdrawing support for Government Bills in Parliament [...]

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