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DUP Will Only Back Theresa May If Her Brexit Deal Fails - Boosting Tory Hardliners

The DUP has offered would-be Tory rebels a free hit on Theresa May’s Brexit deal by confirming its MPs will only back a no-confidence motion if the PM’s withdrawal plan is voted through.Jacob Rees-Mogg revealed the position at a gathering of the influential Tory faction the European Research Group (ERG) on Wednesday night, where government chief whip Julian Smith made a last-ditch bid to win Brexiteers’ support. Should May face a confidence vote, which Labour could table if her Brexit deal is defeated, a general election would loom large, and the...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 5 December