Brexit: May faces cabinet backlash over indefinite customs union

Some senior ministers oppose PM’s plan to keep Irish border open if there is no Brexit dealTheresa May has briefed senior ministers on the status of the Brexit negotiations as concerns grow in some quarters of her cabinet and party that she is prepared to agree an indefinite customs backstop to ensure an open border in Ireland.The prime minister summoned members of the Brexit “war cabinet” on Thursday to build support for the terms of the withdrawal agreement and try to head off resignations before seeking the backing of her...

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By: The Guardian - Friday, 12 October

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