Tory Members Hate Chequers More

Theresa May’s summer charm offensive appears to have backfired as Tory members surveyed by Conservative Home view the proposal in a worse light than they did last month. 27% said Chequers was a good deal last month. This month that’s crashed down to 23%. Those who say it represents a bad deal rose from 68% to 69%.

Despite a national tour and letters being sent to all members, the Prime Minister’s plan is less supported now than it was before…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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