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Brexit: Cabinet ministers ‘voiced doubts over PM’s plan at start’

Image copyright PAImage caption Cabinet ministers in discussion at Chequers in July, when the Brexit plan was agreed Multiple cabinet ministers expressed significant doubts about the prime minister’s preferred Brexit plan from the start, the BBC has learned. Parts of Theresa May’s plan were described as “worrying”, “disappointing” and “concerning” by members of her top […]

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Liam Fox: UK must be able to end backstop

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says the UK must have the ability to end any post-Brexit “backstop” arrangement, if it is to be able to deliver on the referendum result to leave the European Union. Mr Fox told reporters the UK could not “sub-contract” that decision to other people after suggestions of a joint UK-EU […]